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March 2013

Features

Ocriplasmin: Is VMA Only the Beginning?
By:  Tarek S. Hassan, MD
The first FDA-approved agent for “chemical vitrectomy” is here.

How a Meningitis Outbreak Changed Compounding Pharmacies
By:  Steve Lenier, Contributing Editor
Compounders, accrediting agencies, regulators, and doctors have revisited their practices.

The EMR Transition: Year 1
By:  Michael Engelbert, MD, PhD
It’s a net “good thing,” though significant improvements remain necessary.

Going Deeper and Wider
By:  Zofia Michalewska, MD, PhD; Janusz Michalewski, MD; Jerzy Nawrocki, MD. PhD
New OCT technologies offer the possibility of imaging the choroid, retina, and vitreous.

Telemedicine and Remote Imaging for Diabetic Retinopathy Evaluation: An Update
By:  Seema Garg, MD, PhD; Ingrid Zimmer-Galler, MD

Optic Pit Maculopathy: Where Is the Fluid?
By:  Ryan Young, MD; Jonathan H. Tzu, MD; Harry W. Flynn, JR., MD

Departments

Upfront
By:  Peter K. Kaiser, M.D.
Betting on alpha?

Guest Editorial
By:  Didier H. Ducournau, MD
Strategies in retinal detachment surgery: The EVRS RD Study

News
Caution on use of anti-VEGF; Genes don’t predict response; device for image capture, transfer; and more

Book Review
By:  Oriel Spierer, MD; Anat Loewenstein, MD
Comprehensive AMD reference out in second edition

Controversies In Care
By:  Michael Colucciello, MD
Posterior-segment IOFB Treatment: Timing and Approach

Surgical Precision
By:  Steve Charles, MD, FACS, FICS
Aspiration Fluidics and Vitreous Cutting

Focus On
By:  Jeffrey S. Eisenberg
TxCell Scanning Laser Delivery System




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