March/April 2019


In this Issue

Updates in Imaging and Diagnostics

For a Clearer Picture of Glaucoma and Its Management.




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Associate Medical Editor’s Page

A More Definitive Diagnosis

By Arsham Sheybani, MD


New Concepts in Glaucoma Detection and Treatment

Exploring the roles of OCT angiography and trabecular microbypass stent implantation in disease management.

By Ian D. Kirchner, MD; and Christopher C. Teng, MD


Ocular Inflammation and Secondary Glaucoma

What is the next step after medical therapy and selective laser trabeculoplasty?

By Steven R. Sarkisian Jr, MD; Mark J. Gallardo, MD; Eugene Lowry, MD; Steven L. Mansberger, MD, MPH; and Arsham Sheybani, MD


Management of Angle-Closure Glaucoma

Appropriate and timely intervention is crucial.

By Chandrasekharan Krishnan, MD


An Epiphany on Prolapse

Just when you think you have it all figured out...

By Lorraine M. Provencher, MD


Effective Glaucoma Screening in a Resource-Poor Setting

Any contact an individual has with the health care system must be optimized.

By Ronnie George, MD; and Nikhil S. Choudhari, DNB


Micropulse Transscleral CPC: An Evidence Review

Exploring the ideal laser energy parameters and potential dose-dependent effect.

By Facundo G. Sanchez, MD; and Tomás M. Grippo, MD


Fraud and Abuse: A New Focus on Physicians

Ophthalmologists can protect themselves by being familiar with relevant laws and documenting their industry consulting efforts.

With Allison W. Shuren, JD, interviewed by Rochelle Nataloni, Contributing Writer


Updates in Imaging and Diagnostics

Anterior Segment OCT: Precision Angle Imaging

An underutilized but advantageous window into angle-closure glaucoma.

By Yue Shi, MD, PhD; and Vikas Chopra, MD

Reliability Checklists

Steps for improved interpretation of visual field testing and OCT imaging.

By Sanjay Asrani, MD

Making the Most of SD-OCT for Enhanced Diagnostic Accuracy

Careful review of OCT images provides a deeper dive when the clinical picture is unclear.

By Felipe Medeiros, MD, PhD; and Brian C. Samuels, MD, PhD

Using OCT to Measure Anterior Lamina Cribrosa Depth

A look at the role of OCT and the relationship between the depth of the lamina cribrosa, the stage of glaucoma, and the extent of vision loss.

By Sahar Bedrood, MD, PhD

Diagnosing and Monitoring Glaucoma With Teleophthalmology

This technology enables patients to play an active role in their care and promotes a team-based approach to disease management.

By Poonam Misra, MD; and Lama A. Al-Aswad, MD, MPH

Machine Learning and AI in Ophthalmology

Technological advances are changing our approach to medicine.

By Ranya Habash, MD

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