intravitreal, VEGF Therapy, macula

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June 2011

Features

Are Ranibizumab and Radiation a Winning Combination?
By:  Robert Murphy, Contributing Editor
Studies show promising results for neovascular macular degeneration

The Consequences of CATT: Will It Change Your Practice?
By:  Frank Celia, Contributing Editor
Some say it validates Avastin use, while others say it reinforces the importance of on-label indications

Peer Reviewed
By:  K. V. Chalam, MD, PhD; Vikram S. Brar, MD
Proteomics in Practice: Potential Consequences of Long-term Anti-VEGF Therapy

Reducing the Burden of Anti-VEGF Injections for Wet AMD
By:  Michael Engelbert, MD, PhD
A review of current initiatives that have shown encouraging results

Treatment Options for Submacular Hemorrhage
By:  Robert J. Lowe, MD; Richard B. Rosen, MD; Ronald C. Gentile, MD
Decisions must be made on a case-by-case basis

Can E-Readers Help Your Macular Disease Patients?
By:  Lisa M. Mauney, MS; Ronald A. Schuchard, PhD; Donald C. Fletcher, M.D.
Easier reading for those with visual deficits

Simplified Repair of Simple to Complex Retinal Detachments
By:  Steve Charles, MD, FACS, FICS
Vitrectomy without scleral buckling for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment

A Telemedicine Success Story For a Population in Dire Need
By:  Anand Vinekar, MD, FRCS
With a dearth of ROP specialists, India has improved outcomes using an outreach network of remote screening sites

Meningitis Without Papilledema
By:  Frank Ruda, MD; Nancy Kunjukunju, MD; Anthony Mazzulla, MD
An HIV-positive patient presents with an inflamed retina and choroid, as well as scattered intraretinal hemorrhages

Departments

Upfront: From the Editor-in-Chief
By:  Jason S. Slakter, M.D.
RP Passes 50

Subspecialty News
Allergan licenses wet AMD drug; Fibrin glue in vitreoretinal surgery; Double-dose Lucentis has limited benefits; Wet AMD: asymptomatic fellow eyes; and more

Journal Club
New and noteworthy studies

Controversies in Care
By:  Michael Colucciello, MD; John S. Pollack, MD; Andrew A. Moshfeghi, MD
Microincisional vitrectomy surgery: gauging the best approach

Coding Q&A
By:  Riva Lee Asbell
The questions keep coming on coding for diagnostic testing

Focus On
By:  Samantha Stahl, Assistant Editor
User-friendly combo system provides efficiency




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