July/August 2019

 

In this Issue

The Game Plan

Strategies for Tackling Complications and Complex Scenarios

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UP FRONT

Associate Medical Editor’s Page

Guts, Glory, and Gloria

By Arsham Sheybani, MD

THE LITERATURE

The Impact of Trabeculectomy in Advanced Open-Angle Glaucoma

Functional and structural changes in glaucoma patients with severe visual field loss.

By Michelle Packles, MD; and Louis R. Pasquale, MD, FARVO

CASE FILES

Infection After Implantation of a Subconjunctival Stent

What steps should be undertaken to avoid a catastrophe?

By Devesh K. Varma, B Eng, MD, FRCSC; Manjool Shah, MD; and Inder Paul Singh, MD

TECHNICAL TALK

Recurrent UGH Syndrome in an Eye With a Scleral-Fixated IOL

What to do when medical management is not enough.

By David J.A. Plemel, MD; Matthew D. Benson, MD; Rizwan Somani, MD; and Michael W. Dorey, MD

RESIDENTS & FELLOWS

Bringing Surgical Training Into Focus

With so many procedures to consider, glaucoma fellows must determine how to maximize their training time.

By Kunjal Modi, MD

RESIDENTS & FELLOWS

On the Other Hand

A lefty’s lessons on training in a right-handed surgical world.

By Emily M. Schehlein, MD

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES

Leaving a Sustainable Footprint

Steps toward more efficient and effective medical missions.

By Ryan P. Nolan, MBA; Michael J. Kelley, MBA; Raquel Goldhardt, MD, FACS; Pedro Monsalve, MD; Luis A. Sarrazin, MD; and Richard K. Lee, MD, PhD

PEER REVIEW

Glaucoma Management in Nanophthalmos

Small eyes can present big challenges.

By Mohammad Pakravan, MD

COVER FOCUS

Five Pointers on Malignant Glaucoma

Prompt recognition and treatment are essential to reduce the risk of vision loss.

By Jeffrey R. SooHoo, MD; Leonard K. Seibold, MD; and Malik Y. Kahook, MD

Five Pointers on Bleb Leaks

Strategies for proper detection and successful management.

By Georges M. Durr, MD, FRCSC

Five Pointers on Glaucoma Drainage Device Exposure

Fundamental tips that may help prevent vision-threating endophthalmitis.

By Enny Oyeniran, MD; and Victoria Addis, MD

Five Pointers on Neovascular Glaucoma With Active Neovascularization

Strategies for detection, intervention, and prevention of rapid damage from IOP elevation.

By Jake Radell, MA; and Joseph F. Panarelli, MD

Five Pointers on Choroidal Effusion and Suprachoroidal Hemorrhage

How to avoid, recognize, and manage these conditions as a glaucoma specialist today.

By Tina M. Roa, MD; Sara De La Rosa, MD; and Peter A. Netland, MD, PhD

Five Pointers on Glaucoma in Pregnancy

All stages of childbearing, from before conception to lactation, must be considered.

By Larissa Camejo, MD

PRACTICE POINTERS

Strategies to Avoid Burnout

Find the right balance to mitigate personal stress.

By John B. Pinto and Corinne Z. Wohl, MHSA, COE

HEALTH CARE

Improving US Veterans’ Ocular Health

A look at how the US Department of Veterans Affairs’ Technology-Based Eye Care Services program is reshaping eye care delivery.

By April Maa, MD

IN THE BACK

Seen & Heard

 

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