Jan / Feb 2012
Understanding the Role of Bruch's Membrane in CNV
By: Neda Barzegar-Befroei, MD; Tunde Peto, MD, PhD; Arthur A. Bergen, PhD; Imre Lengyel, PhD
The more we know about retinal structure, the better our chances of treating disease
Can Anti-VEGF Therapy Benefit Rare Retinal Diseases?
By: Louis K. Chang, MD, PhD
Several case studies and series have offered some evidence for use
Visual Perception for the Blind: The BrainPort Vision Device
By: Aimee Arnoldussen, PhD; Donald C. Fletcher, M.D.
By using their tongues, sightless people may be able to "see" again
Update on Clinical Genetic Testing for AMD
By: Jaclyn L. Kovach, MD; Ingird U. Scott, MD, MPH
Several genetic screenings are now available to determine patients' risks
Can Nanotechnology Improve Treatment of Retinal Disease?
By: Marco A. Zarbin, MD, PhD; Carlo Montemagno, PhD; James F. Leary, PhD; Robert Ritch, M.D.
Very small particles could mean very big changes for retina
Taking the EMR Plunge
By: Michael Engelbert, MD, PhD
Live — and learn — vicariously as one retinal practice undertakes EMR implementation
The Pros & Cons of Conducting Clinical Trials in a Private Practice
By: Michael D. Ober, MD
Opportunities to innovate are at hand, but not without hard work and risk
Wrapping up a Year in Retina
By: Andrew E. Mathis, PhD, Medical Editor; Robert Murphy, Contributing Editor
A final sampling from our 2011 annual meeting offers guidance on imaging, surgical technique and the status of several investigational therapies
Special Section Sponsored By Alcon
By: Maria H. Berrocal, MD
Direct PFO-Silicone Oil Exchange
Special Section Sponsored By Optos
By: David S. Boyer, M.D.
Expanding Horizons in Retinal Imaging
Upfront: From the Editor-in-Chief
By: Peter K. Kaiser, M.D.
Time to "think different" about EMR
Eylea maintains VA gains at 96 weeks; Rising Medicare costs for wet AMD; Microvascular changes predict disability; and more
New and noteworthy studies
Controversies in Care
By: Michael Colucciello, MD
Fundus Autofluorescence Imaging: Illuminating Valuable Information?
By: Riva Lee Asbell
Posterior Segment Intraocular Foreign Body Removal
By: Steve Charles, MD, FACS, FICS
By: Samantha Stahl, Assistant Editor
Pattern laser offers homogenous success