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January 2017 Issue of The Ophthalmologist

Welcome to the January issue of The Ophthalmologist. Upfront’s topics include IOP-sensing implants, subliminal imaging and the latest trial results for AMD therapies. In My View sees Hiroshi Ishikawa make the case for using anterior segment imaging in angle-closure glaucoma, and Brian Joondeph considers what a Trump presidency might mean for ophthalmologists. In our Feature, we hear from Michael Chiang about his work on EHRs and how the data they collect might be put to good use. In Practice sees Anat Loewenstein overview intraocular steroids in retinal diseases and Paul Beer presents his accommodating-disaccommodating (AD)-IOL concept in Next Gen. In Profession, Rod Solar discusses why more ophthalmologists should be making and posting video content, and shares his top tips. Finally, we Sit Down With George Waring IV, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of Refractive Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina Storm Eye Institute, USA.

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Articles featured in this issue

Subspecialties Business and Innovation

Hindsight for Foresight

| Mark Hillen

Looking back at 2016's predictions of the future.

Business & Profession Glaucoma

Diagnosis: Color

| Ruth Steer

Could a color-changing implant monitor IOP in patients at risk of developing glaucoma?

Subspecialties Retina

Same Difference

| Ruth Steer

Real-world observational study comparing ranibizumab and aflibercept shows similar outcomes.

Business & Profession Neuro-ophthalmology

“Miami, We Have a Problem”

| Ruth Steer

Florida-based team shows first quantitative evidence for CSF in spaceflight-induced ocular changes.

Subspecialties Cataract

The Clear Lens Warden

| Roisin McGuigan

Gene associated with early onset Parkinson’s disease appears to act against cataract formation.

Business & Profession Neuro-ophthalmology

Hidden Depths

| Roisin McGuigan

How much information do we retain about what we don't see?

Subspecialties Retina

No Synergy

| Ruth Steer

Is pegpleranib + ranibizumab better than ranibizumab alone? Phase III results suggest not…

Business & Profession Professional Development

This Month in Business

| Roisin McGuigan

A new year and a good start for some…

Business & Profession Basic & Translational Research

Image of the Month

An artistic simulation of sight with AMD.

Business & Profession Professional Development

The Ophthalmologist Power List 2017

Who are the “rising stars” in ophthalmology?

Subspecialties Glaucoma

The Right Angle

| Hiroshi Ishikawa

Why AS-imaging is my gold standard method for diagnosing and monitoring angle-closure glaucoma.

Subspecialties Health Economics and Policy

What Does a Trump Presidency Mean for Obamacare?

| Brian Joondeph

Repeal and replace - what does it actually mean for eyecare?

Business & Profession Cataract

Buy One, Get One (Almost) Free?

Why I believe it’s time to finally embrace immediate sequential bilateral cataract surgery

Business & Profession Basic & Translational Research

Simulating Eyecare

| Michael Chiang, Ruth Steer

Like or loathe them, EHRs are here to stay. Can we work with them to improve patient care?

Subspecialties Retina

Consider the Alternative

| Anat Loewenstein

When it comes to treating retinal disease, VEGF isn’t the only game in town.

Subspecialties Glaucoma

The Laser Quest for a Happy Medium

| Roisin McGuigan

Could laser-based treatments offer a happy medium for glaucoma management?

Subspecialties Glaucoma

A User's Guide to SLT

| Dan Lindfield

What benefits can SLT offer, and which patients are eligible?

Subspecialties Glaucoma

A Long Term Look at CLASS

| Noa Geffen

The 5-year trial results are in. How safe and effective is the CLASS procedure?

Business & Profession Cataract

A New Approach to Motion That Might Cause Commotion

| Paul Beer

Might we have hit on the right method to achieve true accommodation?

Business & Profession Professional Development

(Pro)motion Pictures

| Rod Solar

Producing your own videos isn't costly, and could boost your online profile.

Subspecialties Refractive

Family Man

| George O Waring IV

We Sit Down With George O. Waring IV, Director of Refractive Surgery, MUSC.

Subspecialties Glaucoma

Video: In Conversation With.....Ingeborg Stalmans

Prof. Stalmans shares her experience of Ultrasound Ciliary Plasty (UCP) for glaucoma treatment

Subspecialties Cataract

Beyond Bifocals

In conversation with Thomas Kohnen during the Alcon Multifocal IOL User Meeting in Prague, June 2016

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