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June 2018 Issue of The Ophthalmologist

Welcome The Ophthalmologist’s June issue! Upfront visits a range of topics, including eyedrops for keratoconus and ocular side effects of immune checkpoint cancer therapies. In My View sees Imane Tarib share a story of motivation, and ask why more women aren’t in ophthalmology leadership positions; and Medi Eslani and colleagues explore management of limbal stem cell deficiency with MSCs. In our Feature, Stuart Stoll tells the story of how a simple idea to practice his own surgical skills led to inventing model eyes for surgical training. In Practice sees Sanjay Asrani discuss assessing multiple modalities to improve glaucoma diagnosis and management, and Priyanka Sood shares her approach to intraoperative LASIK flap complications. In NextGen, Sean Ianchulev tells the story of miLOOP and how he hopes it will to tackle global blindness, and Pete Jones introduces a data-based VR/AR platform for simulating personalized visual experiences. In Profession, Jessica Griffith shares leading ophthalmologists’ opinions on the value of peer-to-peer education. Finally, we Sit Down With Alan Crandall, Director of the Moran Outreach Program.

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Articles featured in this issue

Business & Profession Other

The Curse of Indecision

| Ruth Steer

Why are many potential refractive surgery patients – myself included – not pulling the trigger on vision correction?

Subspecialties Cornea / Ocular Surface

Time to Say CU KC?

| Ruth Steer

Copper drops for the treatment of keratoconus.

Subspecialties Retina

Automated AMD Assistance

| Michael Schubert

Could a new image analysis technique contribute to earlier or more accurate diagnosis of AMD?

Subspecialties Retina


| Ruth Steer

A hand-held device that aims to reduce the disease burden for AMD patients

Subspecialties Basic & Translational Research

Fresher and CRISPR

The promise of genome editing is tempered for genetically heterogeneous diseases – introducing a new approach for rhodopsin-dependent retinitis pigmentosa.

Subspecialties Retina

Check for Checkpoint Therapy

New immunotherapies have radically changed cancer care – what off-target effects should ophthalmologists look out for?

Business & Profession Basic & Translational Research

Taking Next Steps

| Ruth Steer

Introducing the recipient of the inaugural ICO-Allergan Advanced Research Fellowship.

Subspecialties Cornea / Ocular Surface

Image of the Month

In their niche, LESCs interact closely with extracellular matrix components, melanocytes, immune cells, blood vessels, nerves and MSCs.

Subspecialties Glaucoma

Primary Open Angle Genetics

| Ruth Steer

A ‘landmark’ study, over 100 IOP-associated genetic variants, and the future of glaucoma care.

Business & Profession Professional Development

On What You See and What You Become: #Motivation

| Imane Tarib

Wouldn’t it be great to have more women recognized on The Ophthalmologist Power List?

Subspecialties Cornea / Ocular Surface

Rebuilding the Niche

| Medi Eslan, Peiman Hematti and Ali Djalilian

MSCs are a viable option for the management of LCSD, and should be pursued in carefully designed clinical trials.

Business & Profession Cataract

Model Surgery

| Stuart Stoll

How ‘rusty’ cataract surgery skills led to game-changing surgical training models.

Subspecialties Glaucoma

Glaucoma Diagnosis: Measuring Up to Expectations

| Sanjay Asrani

How current imaging technologies can be used to improve glaucoma diagnosis and follow-up – and, ultimately, patient care.

Subspecialties Refractive

Consider What Went Right (When Things Go Wrong)

| Priyanka Sood

My advice for managing intraoperative LASIK flap complications.

Business & Profession Cataract

What Goes Around…

| Sean Ianchulev

Rejuvenating cataract surgery with a simple device – miLOOP – and ensuring it reaches those who need it most.

Subspecialties Imaging & Diagnostics

Personalizing Reality

| Pete Jones

How data-driven VR/AR is driving new insight into visual impairments.

Business & Profession Professional Development

The Peer-to-Peer Network

| Jessica Griffith

Finding out why – and how – ophthalmologists on both sides of the podium value peer-to-peer education

Subspecialties Cataract

The Selfless Surgeon

| Alan Crandall

Sitting Down With... Alan Crandall, Director of Glaucoma and Cataract, Senior Vice Chairman of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Utah School of Medicine, USA.

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