July / August 2020


Lessons from CANTREAT: fewer visits, BCVA improvement

Level 1 evidence now supports treat-and-extend vs. monthly intervals for anti-VEGF treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration.

Has the time come for AMD home monitoring?

An update on the progress of home-based OCT and how it could reduce treatment burden during and beyond the pandemic.

Long-term anti-VEGF effect: Six questions answered

A review of the evidence that suggests the beneficial effects of consistent treatment extend out to 10 years.

Potential of OCT to identify genetic risk in AMD

A look at our work in optical coherence tomography-derived drusen burden in non-advanced age-related macular degeneration.


Editor's Page


North of the Border

A novel approach for sutureless closure

‘Scleral acupuncture’ is one option for sutureless repair of a leaking sclerotomy.

Retina Rounds

RD surgery in a COVID-19-positive patient

Routine repair of a retinal detachment becomes complex during a global pandemic.

Social Media Specialist

When apathy is not an option

How retina specialists can approach societal issues and racial injustice on social media.

Surgical Pearl Video

Scleral windows for choroidal effusions

This procedure can improve uveoscleral outflow, but careful patient selection and management of expectations are important.

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.