November 2018

Features

Why PDR Patients May Not Come Back

A closer look at risk factors of patients who are lost to follow-up after treatment for proliferative diabetic retinopathy

A Thorough Approach to Diabetic TRD Repair

This careful approach to surgery covers all the steps, from preoperative use of PRP and bevacizumab to postoperative use of triamcinolone.

Unlocking the Potential of 3-D Surgery

Digitally assisted visualization can make endoscopy more accessible for vitreoretinal surgery.

Where is Deep Learning in Retina Headed?

A close look at four ways deep learning may change clinical practice — and a word of caution.

Surgical Pearls for Using PFCLS

A perspective on when we can use perfluorocarbon liquids and how we can avoid their pitfalls.

Departments

Clinical Trial Closeup

What’s Next for Bispecific Antibody Faricimab

With the Phase II BOULEVARD trial completed, this dual-action, single-molecule agent for DME heads into Phase III trials.

Coding Commentary

Challenges With Silicone Oil Removal

Four scenarios that can help you determine the right coding for complicated cases.

Editor's Page

Innovation Insight

DRI OCT Triton: One Doctor’s Experience

The imaging platform provides more detailed information and eases workflow in this retina specialist’s clinic.

News

North of the Border

When Blindness Induces Hallucinations

In Charles Bonnet syndrome, patients know the images they see are not real. Its prevalence is growing.

Retina Rounds

What Lurks Beneath the RPE

Are polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy and exudative macular degeneration distinct entities?

Surgical Pearl Video

Diagnostic Vitrectomy, Biopsy Tips

These steps before and during the procedure can improve your chances of obtaining sufficient samples.

Video Vault

Managing Aphakia Without Capsular Support

Authors Clarissa S.M. Cheng, FRCOphth, Omar Kh Abu Al Ghanam, MBBSc, Felipe Dhawahir-Scala, FRCS (Ed), FRCOphth, LMS, demonstrate the various steps involved in implantation of the Artisan intraocular lens.