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November 2014 Issue of The Ophthalmologist

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Articles featured in this issue

Business & Profession Other

The Road to Hell Is Paved with Good Intentions

| Mark Hillen

Maurice Saatchi wants new legislation to free British doctors from fear of litigation in the pursuit of innovation. Others view it as a charlatan’s charter

Subspecialties Retina

A Very Public Prepublication

| Mark Hillen

Regeneron released preliminary data of the DRCR.net Protocol T trial. The DRCR.net hasn‘t, and won’t for a while.

Subspecialties Retina

Viagra and Vision: the Long and the Short of it

| Roisin McGuigan

Are a significant number of users risking retinal damage?

Subspecialties Retina

Exogenous Testosterone Might Make Things Swell

| Mark Hillen

Raised risk of central serous chorioretinopathy associated with Androgel or Testopill treatment

Subspecialties Professional Development

This Month in Business

| Roisin McGuigan

Abbott and Zeiss join forces, Valeant and Allergan continue to battle

Subspecialties Imaging & Diagnostics

Gaze Deeper

OCT angiography offers high-resolution imaging of the deep retinal vasculature

Business & Profession Other

Reading Scleral Signals

The way that babies process information from eye expressions adds another piece to the social and emotional development puzzle

Business & Profession Other

Ophthalmology Futures Forum 2014: The Interviews

Find out what makes the meeting unique from the innovators and the investors who are driving the future of ophthalmology forward.

Subspecialties Neuro-ophthalmology

Electrophysiology Hits the Clinic

| Mark Latina

Current diagnostic methods for visual tests and imaging work are great, but can you obtain improved diagnoses with the addition of electrophysiological tests? For me, the answer is clear – after all, electrophysiology is no longer simply the domain of research institutes.

Subspecialties Cataract

Satisfying the Demands of the Post-LASIK Presbyope?

| Gunther Grabner

A small-aperture IOL could offer new hope for patients with cataract and presbyopia

Subspecialties Cataract

No More Drops for Patients in the Real World?

| Cathy Schanzer, M. Stewart Galloway

Ideally, all patients would adhere to antibiotic and steroid eyedrop regimens, but they don’t, and actually sometimes they can’t.

Subspecialties Refractive

Operate, But Don’t Ablate, and SMILE

| Jesper Hjortdal

More than three years of experience with this new kid on the refractive surgery block makes me think... this could be the future

Subspecialties Retina

Benchmarking BRVO

| Mark Hillen

What does analysis of the last five years of literature on branch retinal vein occlusion tell us about the priorities of the field and the major contributors to it?

Business & Profession Professional Development

You Have a Great Idea. Now What?

| Nikki Hafezi

Necessity is the mother of invention: a problem needs solving, someone has a good idea, an invention is born. In clinical medicine, ideas often arise from the act of treating a patient

Subspecialties Professional Development

Demanding the Best

| Mark Hillen

Sitting Down With… John Kanellopoulos Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, New York University Medical School, Partner at OMMA Eye Institute, and Founder and Scientific Manager of Laservision.gr Institute, Athens, Greece

Business & Profession Other

Aflibercept and the Evolution of CRVO Management

Tackling visual impairment early, effectively and flexibly

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