Retina Surgery 2011: In Pursuit of Improved OutcomesView Issue
CHIEF MEDICAL EDITOR'S PAGE: Collegiality in Vitreoretinal Surgery
Allen C. Ho, MD, Chief Medical Editor, and Robert L. Avery, MD, Associate Medical Editor
January 2011 | News
Monitoring AMD With the ForeseeHome
Teleconnected home-based monitoring system detects early visual changes, often before noticeable symptoms manifest.
Jennifer Kreatsoulas, PHD, Senior Associate Editor
January 2011 | Business Of Retina
PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE UPDATES: Reimbursement Changes for 2011
George A. Williams, MD, Section Editor: George A. Williams, MD
RETINA ON WALL STREET: Alimera Sciences Inc.
CLINICAL TRIALS FOR THE RETINA SPECIALIST: Recruiting for the Long Run
Avner Ingerman, MD, MSC; Ashley LaFond; David Waters-Honcu; and Sunita Saigal
FELLOWS' FOCUS: Preparing For and Maximizing Your Surgical Retina Training
Allen Chiang, MD; Paul S. Baker, MD; Eugene A. Milder, MD
January 2011 | Retina Surgery
GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES: Choroidal Imaging With Spectral-domain Optical Coherence Tomography
Enhanced depth imaging may lead to a broader understanding of the pathogenesis of several eye diseases.
Lihteh Wu, MD; Marisse Masis, MD; and Erick Hernandez-Bogantes, MD
RETINA PEARLS: Achieving a Wide-angle View During Vitreous Surgery
High-resolution images and wide-angle views of the fundus can contribute to a successful vitrectomy.
Kazuaki Kadonosono, MD, PHD
SURGICAL UPDATES: Transscleral Surgery
Seeing the sclera as a gateway rather than an obstacle.
John W. Kitchens, MD
January 2011 | Oncology
CASE REPORTS IN OCULAR ONCOLOGY: Prostate Carcinoma, a Common Cancer in Men, Rarely Metastasizes to the Eye
Swarupa Kancherla, BA; Carlos G. Bianciotto, MD; and Carol L. Shields, MD
January 2011 | Cover Stories
Improving the Safety of Small-gauge Vitrectomy
Air tamponade may reduce complication risk.
Rohit Ross Lakhanpal, MD, FACS
Foreign Body Removal for a Patient Requiring Multiple Procedures
This case required the involvement of retinal, glaucoma, and corneal surgeons.
Szilard Kiss, MD
Personal Experience With 27-gauge Nonvitrectomizing Epiretinal Membrane Peeling
Fabio Patelli, MD
Subthreshold Micropulse Laser Therapy for Retinal Disorders
Christine Kiire, MD; Sobha Sivaprasad, MD; and Victor Chong, MD
An evolving technology offers practical advantages.
Donald J. D'Amico, MD
Drop and Stop: The Dropping and the Dropped Nucleus
Techniques for effective management of fallen fragments.
Craig Parkes, MBCHB; Manish Nagpal, MS, DO, FRCS(UK); Brian Little, MA, FRCS, FRCOPHTH; and Som Prasad, MS, FRCSED, FRCOPHTH, FACS
A Defense of Scleral Buckling for Retinal Reattachment
The procedure remains a valuable element in repair of RRD.
Edwin H. Ryan JR., MD
The Double-edged Sword of Vitrectomy for Macular Edema
Vitrectomy increases elimination of VEGF, but drug clearance is also increased.
Susan S. Lee, MS, and Michael R. Robinson, MD
Initial Impressions With 27-gauge Vitrectomy
The first generation of a new surgical modality shows promise.
Christopher D. Riemann, MD