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Resource Center Articles

A multipart case series presented by experts in the management and treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration.

Retina Today Articles on AMD

Retina Today January/February 2017

Looking Forward and Looking Backward

Sundeep K. Kasi, MD

Presenters at the Wills Retina Update asked retina doctors to look to the past to treat some patients while also exploring how future innovations could change the field’s dynamics.

Retina Today January/February 2017

Tie Fighters

Aron Shapiro; David Hollander, MD; and Lisa Smith

Targeting Tie-2 in patients with wet AMD or diabetic eye disease could allow clinicians to treat patients who have not responded to conventional therapies.

Retina Today November/December 2016

Targeting the Visual Cycle: Dry AMD and Stargardt Disease

Aron Shapiro; David Hollander, MD, MBA; and Andrew Hertsenberg, PhD

The visual cycle could be the crucible for treating two important degenerative eye diseases.

Retina Today November/December 2016

Recapping the Past 12 Months

the staff of Retina Today

Retina Today October 2016

Gene Therapy in a Drop

Kuan Jiang and Gang Wei, PhD, with editorial commentary from Szilárd Kiss, MD

The lowdown on an investigational, noninvasive gene delivery system for the treatment of retinal disease.

Retina Today September 2016

Drug Delivery to the Retina

Timothy W. Olsen, MD

Questions, thoughts, and opinions related to current and emerging drug delivery systems.

Retina Today September 2016

A Team-Based Approach to Treating Advanced Macular Degeneration

Sundeep K. Kasi, MD, and Carl D. Regillo, MD

The combination of candidate selection, occupational therapy, and Implantable Miniature Telescope surgery is not a one-person job.

Retina Today July/August 2016

CATT 5-Year Data: Our Perspective

Allen C. Ho, MD, and Robert L. Avery, MD

Retina Today July/August 2016

The Promise of Integrin Receptors for Treating Vitreoretinal Disorders

Victor H. Gonzalez, MD

Study results suggest this class of drug has vitreolytic activity and a longer duration of effect than current treatments.

Retina Today July/August 2016

An Oral Drug for Treatment of AMD?

Carl C. Awh, MD

The potential for this proposed treatment option could be significant for many patients and their caregivers.

Retina Today July/August 2016

Improving Outcomes in Neovascular AMD With Combination Intravitreal Therapy

Jeffrey S. Heier, MD

Could an anti-PDGF drug work with an anti-VEGF agent to provide better antiangiogenic effect than anti-VEGF monotherapy?

Retina Today July/August 2016

Combination Therapy for Neovascular AMD

Glenn J. Jaffe, MD

Could the combination of an anti-VEGF agent and an anti-PDGF drug solve some of the issues seen with anti-VEGF monotherapy? Trial data may soon tell.

Retina Today July/August 2016

Other Anti-VEGF/Anti-PDGF Combination Drugs in the Pipeline for Treatment of AMD

the staff of Retina Today

Retina Today May/June 2016

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Retina Today May/June 2016

Advances in Therapy for Dry AMD

Aron Shapiro

Numerous approaches to treatment of dry AMD are under development.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today March 2016

Implantable Miniature Telescope Offers Hope to Patients With Advanced AMD

Mark S. Milner, MD

A viable option for patients with severe vision loss.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe March 2016

Recognizing the Patient at Risk for Depression After Vision Loss

Khadija S. Shahid, OD, FAAO

Depression may be a necessary step in adjusting to an impairment.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe March 2016

Across the Pond

Tidbits from what your US colleagues are reading in CRST.

Retina Today January/February 2016

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Retina Today November/December 2015

Medical Necessity for AMD Diagnostic Testing

Riva Lee Asbell

Tips on billing for OCT and fundus photography.

Glaucoma Today November/December 2015

The Literature

Paul Lee, MD

Retina Today September 2015

Drug Delivery to the Posterior Segment

Daniel D. Esmaili, MD; and David S. Boyer, MD

A review of methods and technologies available and those on the horizon.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe September 2015

Where Circadian Rhythms and IOL Technology Merge

Francis Ferrari, MD

The éclipse lens helps maintain patients’ circadian rhythms and blocks harmful blue light.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe September 2015

Ones to Watch: Premium IOL Technologies

Jorge L. Alió, MD, PhD, FEBO

These lenses represent areas of major and expanding interest for ophthalmology and the industry.

Retina Today July/August 2015

A New Self-Testing System for Patients With AMD or DME

Raj K. Maturi, MD

Changing treatment patterns often dictate the need for a change in disease detection.

Retina Today July/August 2015

SD-OCT Imaging in Eyes Implanted With a Miniature Telescope

Anna Pappas, BS, COA; Melanie J. Fortin, BS, COA; and Brian C. Joondeph, MD, MPS

Overcoming imaging challenges in eyes of AMD patients implanted with a telescope can result in high-quality images.

Retina Today July/August 2015

A Dual-Mechanism Drug for Vitreoretinal Diseases

Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD

With two distinct mechanisms of action, a new anti-integrin drug may be able to treat multiple targets across a range of conditions.

Retina Today July/August 2015

Profile of a Potential Treatment for Geographic Atrophy

Karen Roman, Editor-in-Chief

An in-depth look at a complement-targeted therapy.

Retina Today July/August 2015

Another Anti-VEGF Agent for Treatment of Neovascular AMD

Xiaoxin Li, MD, PhD; Xiaoyan Ding, MD, PhD; and Peter K. Kaiser, MD

If approved by the FDA, a new anti-VEGF agent could provide physicians with an alternative treatment for neovascular AMD.

Retina Today May/June 2015

Early Detection of Choroidal Neovascularization Using Home Monitoring

Allen C. Ho, MD

Raising the standard for at-home monitoring can help us help our patients save their vision.

Retina Today May/June 2015

Using SD-OCT Biomarkers and Big Data Analyses to Identify Eyes at Risk for AMD Progression

Theodore Leng, MD, MS

New imaging algorithms and a statistical risk assessment model may be beneficial for earlier identification and treatment of eyes with AMD.

Retina Today May/June 2015

OCT Angiography in Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Laura Kuehlewein, MD; David Sarraf, MD; and SriniVas R. Sadda, MD

Retina Today May/June 2015

Long-Lasting Effects of Combination Anti-VEGF and Photodynamic Therapy in the Treatment of Exudative AMD

Kent W. Small, MD; Fadi Shaya, BS; Rosemary Silva-Garcia, MD; and Colleen McLellan, BS

A retrospective chart review of cases suggests a rationale for combination therapy in patients with age-related macular degeneration.

Retina Today May/June 2015

Injecting and Imaging Patients With Wet AMD and Implanted Telescopes

Jon Zick and Brian C. Joondeph, MD, MPS

Physicians need to make careful considerations when treating eyes implanted with telescopes.

Retina Today May/June 2015

Role of Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Scott W. Cousins, MD

The site of intracellular metabolism may be a relevant drug target in dry AMD.

Retina Today May/June 2015

Use of Low-Voltage X-Ray Adjunctive to Anti-VEGF Therapy in the Treatment of Wet AMD

Aljoscha S. Neubauer, MD, MBA

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today May 2015

Cataract Surgery in Patients With Vitreoretinal Disease

M. Ali Khan, MD; Keegan Skidmore, BA; and Allen C. Ho, MD

Prospective trials of perioperative management remain limited, but successful outcomes can be achieved.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe May 2015

Five Pearls Every Cataract Surgeon Must Know About the Retina

Dennis P. Han, MD; and Teodoro Evans, MD

An understanding of these issues will help to ensure success in patients with retinal disease.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today April 2015

Five Things Every Cataract Surgeon Must Know About the Retina

Dennis P. Han, MD, and Teodoro Evans, MD

An understanding of these issues will help to ensure success in patients with retinal disease.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today April 2015

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Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe March 2015

IOL Selection for Patients With Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Meena Chakrabarti, MS; and Arup Chakrabarti, MS

The stage of disease must be considered in choosing the best lens.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe February 2015

Sutureless Telescopic IOL for Patients With Dry AMD

Fritz H. Hengerer, MD, PhD

Implantation of the iolAMD dual lens system has been safe and effective for restoration of near and distance visual acuity in early results in eyes with intermediate dry AMD.

Retina Today January/February 2015

OCT Imaging in Eyes With an Implanted Telescope

Martha Schlimgen; Melanie J. Fortin, BS, COA; and Brian C. Joondeph, MD, MPS

Imaging of eyes implanted with the telescope presents challenges.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today January 2015

Telescope Implant Moves Into the ASC

Gerard D’Aversa, MD, and Glenn Stoller, MD

This change will allow more patients access.

Retina Today October 2014

Applications for Neuroprotection: The Next Therapeutic Category in Retina Medicine

Pravin U. Dugel, MD

Retina Today October 2014

Early Detection of Neovascular AMD

Michael J. Elman, MD

At-home monitoring device complements breakthroughs in the diagnosis and treatment of AMD.

Glaucoma Today September/October 2014

The Effects of Changing Demographics on Ophthalmology

Norbert Pfeiffer, MD, PhD

An increase in life expectancy means more need for eye care as the population ages.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today September 2014

Rethinking Cataract Surgery in Advanced AMD

Sumit “Sam” Garg, MD

A new technology may offer better outcomes in the most severely affected patients.

Retina Today July/August 2014

Long-Acting Anti-VEGF Delivery

Roman G. Rubio, MD

The potential of a posterior segment delivery system was evaluated in a phase 1 trial.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today June 2014

A New Approach to the Rhino in the Room

Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD

Integrin peptide therapy offers the hope of a better treatment of two of the most significant and sight-threatening conditions in ophthalmology: AMD and DME.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today February 2014

Toric IOLs: Broadening the Indications

Norman Saffra, MD

Patients with all degrees of AMD have been shown to benefit from cataract surgery.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe January 2014

Macular Imaging: SD-OCT in Anterior Segment Surgical Practice

Steven G. Safran, MD

Many pathologic processes of the macula can be visualized or quantified only with this modality.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe July/August 2013

Cataract Surgery in Compromised Eyes

Michael Amon, MD

Establish pre- and postoperative regimens to obtain optimal results in eyes with uveitis, PXF syndrome, diabetic retinopathy, and AMD.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe July/August 2013

Protocol for Cataract Surgery in Eyes With Retinal Pathologies

Carlos Vergés, MD, PhD; and Joan Casado, MD

Successful patient preparation, meticulous surgical technique, and strict postoperative follow-up can help to achieve good outcomes.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe November/December 2012

In the News: A Retinal Update

Callan Navitsky, Associate Editor

Recapping the newsworthy events of 2012, as originally featured in Retina Today.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today November/December 2012

Comanagement of Cataract and AMD: a Retinal Physician’s Perspective

Allen Chiang, MD

Cataract surgeons may want to consider a preoperative consultation with a retina colleague, even for patients with mild disease.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today November/December 2012

Sidebar: Screening Older Patients for Insufficient Macular Pigment Optical Density

Steven F. Sopher, OD

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today November/December 2012

Premium Lenses and the Retina Patient

Cary M. Silverman, MD, MBA

Educate patients with retinal disease that they will not have the same outcomes as those who have no pathology.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe February 2012

The Evolution of Posterior Segment Laser Surgery

Nancy M. Kolekamp, MD; Evangelia Papavasileiou, MD, FEBOphth; Som Prasad, MS, FRCSEd, FRCOphth, FACS; Mark R. Wieland, MD; and Jeffrey K. Luttrull, MD

The gentle art of destruction.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe February 2012

Preoperative Assessment for Multifocal IOL Implantation

Elisabeth Patsoura, MD, MRCOphth

OCT of the posterior pole can improve outcomes.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe November/December 2011

Nutritional Therapies to Improve Surgical Outcomes

JEFFREY R. ANSHEL, OD, FAAO

The healing process may be shorter and more effective with proper supplementation.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today September 2011

AMD and Presbyopia-Correcting IOLs: What Is the Best Course of Action?

STEVEN J. DELL, MD, AND DEREK N. CUNNINGHAM, OD

Coexisting ocular disease can reduce a multifocal IOL’s functionality.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe May 2011

Essential Diagnostic Devices for Retina and Glaucoma Specialists

KARIM N. JAMAL, MD; PRAVIN U. DUGEL, MD; NILS A. LOEWEN, MD, PHD; AND KRISTY G. AHRLICH, MD

These technologies can aid in diagnosis and in developing treatment protocols.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe February 2011

The Influence of Age on Refractive Cataract Surgery

Arthur B. Cummings, MB CHB, FCS(SA), MMED(OPHTH), FRCS(EDIN); and Richard Corkin, FCS(SA), MRCOPHTH

Patient age, lifestyle, and attitudes dictate when refractive cataract surgery is performed.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today Europe February 2011

FEATURE STORY: Preoperative Macular Function Testing

Steve Charels, MD; Samuel Masket, MD; JAY S. Pepose, MD, PHD; Richard Tipperman, MD; and William B. Trattler, MD

CRST Europe asked five surgeons to discuss the importance of assessing macular function in cataract patients.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today November 2010

Macular Function

Steve Charles, MD; Samuel Masket, MD; Jay S. Pepose, MD, PHD; Richard Tipperman, MD; and William B. Trattler, MD

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today asked five surgeons to discuss the importance of assessing macular function in cataract patients.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today April 2009

Delivering Eye Care in Jamaica

Jeffrey L. Zimm, MD, Alexandra E. Zimm, Jeffrey E. Zimm, and Christian G. Zimm

Bringing state-of-the-art ophthalmic technology to this Caribbean nation is a challenging but rewarding task.

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