intravitreal, VEGF Therapy, macula


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March 2011


Advancing Treatments for Diabetic Macular Edema
By:  Joseph M. Coney, MD; Jerome P. Schartman, MD; Lawrence J. Singerman, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Anti-inflammatory and antiangiogenic options may augment or replace laser

New Horizons in Retinal Laser Treatment
By:  Yannis M. Paulus, MD; Christopher Sramek, PhD; Mark S. Blumenkranz, MD; Daniel Palanker, PhD
Sublethal retinal laser therapy

New Screening Guidelines for Hydroxychloroquine Toxicity
By:  Stephen G. Schwartz, MD, MBA; William F. Mieler, M.D.
Experts explain their role in clinical practice

Macula 2011: Highlights From the Conference
By:  Andrew E. Mathis, PhD, Medical Editor
The latest tips on treatment and trial results

Myopic Foveoschisis
By:  Hisham Alkuraya, MD
A Common Complication in High Myopia

The Virtues of Merging Retina Practices
By:  James Vander, MD
Are small retina practices better off joining forces or going it alone?

Photo Essay: Congenital Hypertrophy of the Retinal Pigment Epithelium
By:  Hassan A. Aziz, MD; Audina M. Berrocal, MD
While the initial lesion appears stable at two years, eventually lacunae develop

Is Tachyphylaxis a Concern in Anti-VEGF Therapy?
By:  John Hwang, MD, MBA; Julie Gasperini, MD; Amani A. Fawzi, MD
Anti-VEGF agents may fail over the long term

Chronic Endophthalmitis Caused by Propionibacterium acnes
By:  Andrew A. Kao, MD; Darlene Miller, DHsc; Sander R. Dubovy, MD; Harry W. Flynn, Jr., MD
A Clinicopathologic Report


Upfront: From the Editor-in-Chief
By:  Jason S. Slakter, M.D.
Closet Research

Subspecialty News
By:  Jayakrishna Ambati, MD; René Luthe, Senior Associate Editor
New dry AMD research; Iluvien three-year data; uveitis guidelines, advanced AMD and brain hemorrhage risk

Journal Club
New and noteworthy studies

Controversies in Care
By:  Michael Colucciello, MD; Carl D. Regillo, MD, FACS; John Thompson, MD
“Treat and extend” dosing for wet AMD: optimal or daring?

Innovation in Retina
By:  Derek Cunningham, OD, FAAO; Pravin U. Dugel, MD; Jerry Helzner, Senior Editor
Role of venture capital

Coding Q&A
By:  Riva Lee Asbell
Understanding new OCT codes

Focus On
By:  Samantha Stahl, Assistant Editor
Stellaris PC