November/December 2019

 

In this Issue

Beyond IOP

Pushing Past a Numerical Value With Advances in Glaucoma Research and Care

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UP FRONT

Associate Medical Editor’s Page

The Ground Truth

By Arsham Sheybani, MD

THE LITERATURE

Fresh Insights Into Laser Peripheral Iridotomy

Researchers studied postoperative phenomena and outcomes.

By Kateki Vinod, MD; and Rachel Lee, MD

CASE FILES

A Puzzle in End-Stage Angle-Closure Glaucoma

What caused the IOP to rise dramatically 2 years after glaucoma surgery?

By Douglas J. Rhee, MD; Thomas Patrianakos, MD; and Angela Turalba, MD

RESIDENTS & FELLOWS

A Resident’s Perspective on Research

Waxing nostalgic while welcoming new tech to glaucoma.

By Vincent P. Moscato, MD

PEER REVIEW

IOL Selection for Glaucoma Patients

A review of the pros and cons of premium IOLs in glaucomatous eyes.

By Susan Liang, MD

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES

Up Against Global Poverty

A closer look at the challenges of achieving health equity around the world.

By Zaiba Malik, MD

PATIENT FIRST

Eyes on the Road

Researchers studied motor vehicle accidents among patients with glaucoma.

By Sheryl S. Wizov, COA; Eric J. Shiuey, MS; and Jonathan S. Myers, MD

COVER FOCUS

Don’t Ask Me About Your Number

IOP is just one piece of a complex puzzle.

By Peter T. Chang, MD; Kevin L. Shen, MD; and Ronak S. Patel, MD

Neuroprotection and Glaucoma: Old Challenges and New Solutions

New drug targets and approaches to designing clinical trials hold promise for the development of neuroprotective therapies for glaucoma.

By Wendy W. Liu, MD, PhD; and Milica A. Margeta, MD, PhD

Advances in Neuroprotection and Regeneration

Out with the old paradigm and in with the new.

By Jeffrey L. Goldberg, MD, PhD

Inflammation-Derived Growth Factors

Optic nerve regeneration is becoming a reality.

By Yuqin Yin, MD, PhD; and Larry I. Benowitz, PhD

The Genetic Component

Is a curative or preventive therapy on the horizon?

By Janey L. Wiggs, MD, PhD

TECH CULTURE

Smartphone-Based Ocular Photography

Pointers for shortening the learning curve and improving image quality.

By Gagan Kalra; and Parul Ichhpujani, MS

PRACTICE POINTERS

Work-Life Balance

Two ophthalmologists from different generations weigh in on finding happiness and balance in their careers.

By Thomas A. Oetting, MD; and Ashley Brissette, MD, MSc, FRCSC

IN THE BACK

Seen & Heard

 

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