November/December 2018

 

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Physicians Go Head to Head on Hot Topics in Ophthalmology

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UP FRONT

Associate Medical Editor’s Page

Paradox of Choice, Wealth of Options

By Arsham Sheybani, MD

THE LITERATURE

When Tube Shunts Fail

Exploring subsequent surgical options for refractory glaucoma.

By Athanasios Marneris, DO; and Eiyass Albeiruti, MD

RESEARCH

Microbiota, Autoimmunity, and Glaucoma

What can be learned from the unexpected link between the microbiome and propagation of neuron loss found in mice with glaucoma?

By Shuhong Jiang, MD; Kinsang Cho, PhD; and Dong Feng Chen, MD, PhD

CASE FILES

When One MIGS Procedure Fails, What’s Next?

The presence of keratoconus adds to the complexity of this case.

By Edward N. Burney, MD, FAAO, FACS; JoAnn Giaconi, MD; Thomas Patrianakos, MD; Angela Turalba, MD; and Douglas J. Rhee, MD

RESIDENTS & FELLOWS

Must-Have Books for the Beginning Ophthalmologist

By Adam Jacobson, MD; and Eric Rosenberg, DO

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES

MIGS in Italy

Interest and impact do not yet correlate.

By Antonio Maria Fea, MD, PhD

THERAPEUTICS

Improving Patient Access to Medication

Available services can enhance the safety of visually impaired individuals.

By Richard A. Lehrer, MD

PEER REVIEW

Elevated IOP After Laser Treatment

Laser procedures that are ordinarily safe can sometimes have unexpected outcomes.

By Frank Cao, MD; and Inci Irak Dersu, MD

FEATURE

Acupuncture for Dry Eye Disease

Research suggests that this branch of complementary medicine holds promise for managing some forms of the disease.

By Deepinder K. Dhaliwal, MD, LAc; and Siwei Zhou, MD

COVER FOCUS

Face-Off: Physicians Go Head to Head on Hot Topics in Ophthalmology

Stenting Versus Goniotomy

Two treatment approaches go head to head in one hypothetical case.

By Steven R. Sarkisian Jr, MD; and Davinder S. Grover, MD, MPH

Target IOP: To Set or Not to Set?

Ophthalmologists weigh the pros and cons of setting a numeric goal.

By Arthur J. Sit, MD; and Harry A. Quigley, MD

Prognostic Significance of Optic Disc Hemorrhage

Is ODH a definite indicator of glaucomatous progression?

By Jin-Soo Kim, MD; Young Kook Kim, MD; Brian A. Francis, MD; and Aleksandr Yelenskiy, MD

Intracameral Antibiotics: In or Out?

Two surgeons weigh in on prophylaxis of endophthalmitis after cataract surgery.

By Blake K. Williamson, MD, MPH; and John P. Berdahl, MD

PRACTICE POINTERS

Instagram for Ophthalmic Use: The New Grand Rounds

Introducing a modern platform for presenting cases and sharing perspectives.

By Nikola Ragusa, MD, FACS
 

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