intravitreal, VEGF Therapy, macula


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September 2013


Pharmacodynamics Of Visual Cycle Modulation In the Treatment of GA
By:  Nathan L. Mata, PhD; Ryo Kubota, MD, PhD; Susan Schneider, MD; Jennifer Kissner, PhD; David G. Birch, PhD; Pravin U. Dugel, MD
Emerging data from clinical studies demonstrate the biological activity of emixustat in the retina.

Taking a Wider View in the Treatment of DME
By:  Ravi D. Patel, MD; Seenu M. Hariprasad, M.D.
Ultrawidefield fluorescein angiography will improve our ability to identify untreated peripheral pathology.

Combining Genetics With Disease Stage To Optimize AMD Management
By:  Gregory Hannum, PhD; Lorah T. Perlee, PhD
Factoring genetic predisposition into risk assessment leads to improved detection of CNV and reduced monitoring burden.

Management of Hazy View and Small Pupil During Vitreoretinal Surgery
By:  Jay Chhablani, MD; Tandava Krishnan, MD; Sripathi Kamath, MD
Problems with visualization can add an additional challenge to retinal surgery.

Addressing the Difficult AMD Cases

When it comes to AMD treatment, an open mind is essential.

Update on the Use of Intraocular Steroids For Posterior-segment Diseases

More choices exist than ever before, but complications persist as well.

Lutein and Zeaxanthin In Early AMD
By:  Lauren S. Taney, MD; Elias Reichel, M.D.; Elizabeth J. Johnson, PhD
AREDS identified these carotenoids as relevant to early AMD, but what are the applications?

RPS 2013: Viva Las Vegas
By:  Andrew E. Mathis, PhD, Medical Editor
Presentations on ASCs and surgery for diabetic eye disease from the 2013 Retinal Physician Symposium


Subspecialty News
By:  Jerry Helzner, Senior Editor
Self-injected DME drug; Ophthotech  files stock offering; Eyedrop Will Be Studied for RVO; Regeneron DME trials; and more

Coding Q & A
By:  Riva Lee Asbell
Modifier 25 + Intravitreal Injections + NCCI Bundles

Controversies in Care
By:  Michael Colucciello, MD; Robert Johnson, MD; Michael W. Stewart, MD
Anti-VEGF Dosing Strategies for Macular Edema due to RVO

Focus On
By:  RenĂ© Luthe, senior associate editor
So ware that removes the laser guesswork