September / October 2020

Features

Signature OCT findings as a diagnostic tool

How imaging helped diagnose neurofibromatosis type 1, retrograde trans-synaptic degeneration, bacillary detachment and photothermal injury.

Understanding role of Ang2 in neovascular AMD

Angiopoietin-2 is an increasingly desirable target in age-related macular degeneration. Here’s why, and an assessment of investigative treatments.

How UWF imaging can guide anti-VEGF therapy in PDR

We report on our experience using ultra-widefield imaging to evaluate endolaser-less vitrectomy in eyes with vitreous hemorrhage.

Novel approaches to PVR, RP and macular hole surgery

Here are five noteworthy presentations from the virtual gathering of global retina specialists.

Departments

Clinical Trial Closeup

PDS with ranibizumab: It’s in the technique

A closer look at Archway results and ‘a few important details’ for the implantation procedure that drives outcomes.

Coding Commentary

Untangling the web of ‘bundles’

The National Correct Coding Initiative prohibits selected coding bundles, so if you must bundle, just submit one code—the higher one.

Editor's Page

Imaging Forum

Symptoms betray common masquerader

OCT imaging has made it possible to report pathognomonic features that include punctate hyperreflectivity in the choroid.

News

Surgical Pearl Video

Pearls for foreign body removal

The fine art of using internal and external magnets to extract magnetic foreign bodies.

Uveitis Forum

PPV in the management of uveitis

Pars plana vitrectomy can be an important tool in the diagnosis and treatment of uveitic disease in carefully selected patients.

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.