September/October 2019

 

In this Issue

Women in Glaucoma

A look at the accomplishments and challenges that have shaped some of today's women leaders in glaucoma.

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Chief Medical Editor’s Page

Truth in Conflict

By Iqbal Ike K. Ahmed, MD, FRCSC

UP FRONT

Editor’s Page

Addressing Our Blind Spots

By Callan Navitsky, Editor-in-Chief

THE LITERATURE

New Ideas in Traditional Surgery

A novel device and an investigation of the timing of ripcord removal provide glaucoma specialists with more options and guidance on the postoperative management of a nonvalved tube.

By Michael Lin, MD

CASE FILES

Glaucomatous Progression in a Young Patient

What are the options for this patient who is intolerant of all but one medication?

By Steven R. Sarkisian Jr, MD; Michael D. Greenwood, MD; Nathan Radcliffe, MD; and Jeffrey A. Kammer, MD

RESIDENTS & FELLOWS

We Are All Superheroes

Take a moment to recognize the true power of eye care.

By Philip S. Garza, MD, MSc

EDITORIAL SPOTLIGHT: RESEARCH UPDATES

Targeting Metabolic Vulnerabilities for Neuroprotection in Glaucoma

B3 or not B3? That is the question.

By Pete A. Williams, PhD; and Jonathan G. Crowston, MBBS, FRCOphth, FRANZCO, PhD

Fuzzy Fiber: Behind the Scenes

A dialectic of hypothesis, experience, and resolution produced a new solution.

By Khalid Lafdi, PhD

A Joint Structure-Function Model for Monitoring Glaucomatous Progression

Developing an individualized structure-function approach for early detection of progression.

By Sampson Listowell Abu, OD; Koosha Ramezani, MD; Rongrong Hu, MD; Fang-I Chu, PhD; and Lyne Racette, PhD

COVER FOCUS

Women in Glaucoma

An exploration of challenges and progress in the field.

By Lama Al-Aswad, MD, MPH; Sahar Bedrood, MD, PhD; JoAnn Giaconi, MD; Michele C. Lim, MD; Mildred M.G. Olivier, MD; Yvonne Ou, MD; Sarwat Salim, MD, FACS; Oluwatosin Smith, MD; and Ruth D. Williams, MD

TECHNICAL TALK

Microstent Revision Surgery Simplified

My key considerations and preferred surgical approach.

By Iqbal Ike K. Ahmed, MD, FRCSC

PRACTICE POINTERS

Getting It All Done

Effective time management warrants a proactive, not reactive, approach.

By Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD

HEALTH CARE

Myopia: A Global Epidemic

An overview of the problem and efforts to address it.

By Neesurg Mehta, MD; and Angie Wen, MD
 

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