November / December 2020

Features

Human amniotic membrane for macular hole surgery

This platform shows promise as a superior scaffold that enhances wound healing.

10 answers about PCV and anti-VEGF resistance

How to diagnose and manage polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy, a key subtype of choroidal neovascularization in exudative macular degeneration.

The shifting paradigm of HCQ retinopathy

Cases of hydroxychloroquine toxicity can be progressive even after drug cessation.

Protocol V lessons on observation for CI-DME

Exploring management options for center-involved diabetic macular edema with good vision.

Guidance for dealing with stresses of the times

Do the right thing, focus on connections, reexamine your life and know that we’re going to be OK.

Departments

Clinical Trial Closeup

A potential disrupter of GA progression

A post-hoc analysis shows that pegcetacoplan may disrupt the complement pathway to potentially stabilize nascent or early atrophy.

Coding Commentary

Why was your test payment cut?

Making sense of the Multiple Procedure Payment Reduction.

Editor's Page

News

North of the Border

Giant retinal tear surgery made simple

Perfluoro-n-octane as a short-term tamponade for repair of a rhegmatogenous retinal detachment with a GRT.

Retina Rounds

‘Twig’ occlusions among the branches

A unique finding of incidental retinal vein occlusion in a healthy patient with newly diagnosed age-related macular degeneration.

Social Media Specialist

Combating false claims on social media

What retina specialists can do to deal with misinformation, disinformation and propaganda.

Surgical Pearl Video

Tips on chandelier buckling

Some considerations for exploring or refining the use of chandelier illumination during scleral buckle surgery.

Video Vault

Minimally invasive management of lenticular deposits

Akshay Thomas, MD, MS, of Tennessee Retina demonstrates his surgical technique for removing posterior intraocular lens deposits.