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Vol. 3, Issue 5, Sept/Oct 2019

From the Editors
Editor in Chief Donald J. D'Amico, MD, and Guest Editors Szilard Kiss, MD, Mario R. Romano, MD, PhD, and Yoshihiro Yonekawa, MD

Original Manuscripts

Percentage of Foveal vs Total Macular Geographic Atrophy as a Predictor of Visual Acuity in Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Saghar Bagheri, MD, Ines Lains, MD, Rebecca F. Silverman, MD, Ivana Kim, MD, Dean Eliott, MD, Rufino Silva, MD, PhD, FEBO, John Miller, MD, Deeba Husain, MD, Joan W. Miller, MD, Leonide Saad, PhD, and Demetrios G. Vavvas, MD, PhD

Subclinical Foveal Vasculopathy in Patients With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Using Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography
Chirag Shah, MD, MPH, Rami Gabriel, BS, Sanjay Kedhar, MD, Baruch Kuppermann, MD, PhD, and Mitul Mehta, MD, MS

Does Projection Artifact Removal Improve Visualization of Images in Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography?
Verena R. Juncal, MD, Armin Abadeh, BSc, Keyvan Koushan, MD, FRCSC, Alan R. Berger, MD, FRCSC, and David R. Chow, MD, FRCSC

Foveal Avascular Zone Area Analysis Using OCT Angiography After Pneumatic Retinopexy for Macula-Off Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment Repair
Carolina L. M. Francisconi, MD, David Ta Kim, MD, FRCSC, Verena Juncal, MD, Jenny Qian, MD, Koby Brosh, MD, David T. Wong, MD, FRCSC, Louis R. Giavedoni, MD, FRCSC, Alan R. Berger, MD, FRCSC, Filiberto Altomare, MD, FRCSC, and Rajeev H. Muni, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Fluorescein Angiography of Persistent Incomplete Vascularization of the Retina After Bevacizumab Therapy in Retinopathy of Prematurity
Xihui Lin, MD, Sagar B. Patel, MD, Alice Y. Zhang, MD, Daniel A. Brill, MD, Kim H. Le, MD, and Yu-Guang He, MD

Disorganization of Retinal Inner Layers in Retinal Vein Occlusions: New Insights From Anti-VEGF Treatment
Minh T. Nguyen, MD, Aline L.B. Martins, MD, Mia A. Heiligenstein, BS, Barbara A. Blodi, MD, and Mihai Mititelu, MD, MPH

Variables Associated With Culture-Positive Endophthalmitis After Intravitreal Injection of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Inhibitors
Kunyong Xu, MD, MHSc, Eric K. Chin, MD, and David R.P. Almeida, MD, MBA, PhD

Elimination of Steroid Drops After Vitreoretinal Surgery
Elizabeth A. Atchison, MD, Marina Gilca, MD, Joseph M. Civantos, MD, and John S. Pollack, MD

Comparison of Simulated Surgical Skills Using Different Camera Aperture Settings for Digitally Assisted Vitreoretinal Surgery
Gerardo Gonzalez-Saldivar, MD, and David R. Chow, MD, FRCS(C)

Full-Thickness Macular Hole and Symptomatic Vitreomacular Adhesion: Comparison of Visual Results in Patients Receiving Pars Plana Vitrectomy in One Eye and Ocriplasmin in the Fellow Eye
Arshad M. Khanani, MD, MA, Greggory M. Gahn, MD, Joseph Markoff, MD, PhD, Hamzah Khalaf, MD, Victor H. Gonzalez, MD, Joseph Coney, MD, Mitchell S. Fineman, MD, and Julia A. Haller, MD

Full-Thickness Macular Hole Formation After Repair of Rhegmatogenous and Tractional Retinal Detachment
Matthew A. Cunningham, MD, Samantha Fink, BS, Jaya B. Kumar, MD, Elias C. Mavrofrides, MD, S.K. Steven Houston III, MD, Abdallah M. Jeroudi, MD, and Thomas A. Barnard, MD

Influence of Baseline Macular Edema on Cost Evaluation of Panretinal Photocoagulation vs Intravitreal Ranibizumab for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
James Lin, MD, Nicolas A. Yannuzzi, MD, Jonathan S. Chang, MD, Jayanth Sridhar, MD, and William E. Smiddy, MD

Intravitreal Injections Among Medicare Part B Beneficiaries, 2012-2016
Dallin J. Andersen, MD, Parker E. Ludwig, BM, and Adam C. Janot, MD

Educational Impact of a Podcast Covering Vitreoretinal Topics: 1-Year Survey Results
Michael J. Venincasa, BS, Louis Z. Cai, MD, Angela Chang, BS, Ajay E. Kuriyan, MD, MS, and Jayanth Sridhar, MD


The Evolution of Retinal Detachment Surgery Outcomes: Putting ‘PIVOT’ Into Perspective
Rajeev H. Muni, MD, MSc, FRCSC, Tina Felfeli, MD, and Roxane J. Hillier, MBChB, FRCOphth

An Update on Ocular Gene Therapy for Monogenic and Multifactorial Retinal Diseases
Alice Y. Hou, MA, and Szilard Kiss, MD

Case Series

Cilioretinal Artery Occlusion Associated With Optic Disc Edema
Eric Weinlander, MD, Thomas J. Wubben, MD, PhD, Merina Thomas, MD, Wayne Cornblath, MD, and Mark W. Johnson, MD

ASRS Award Lecture

Advancing Insights Into Diabetic Eye Disease: 5th Annual American Society of Retina Specialists Presidents’ Young Investigator Award Lecture
Thais F. Conti, MD, and Rishi P. Singh, MD

Case Reports

Aqueous Cytokines in Sympathetic Ophthalmia Following Complications of Intravitreal Aflibercept
Verena R. Juncal, MD, Ryan Cho, BSc, Nupura Bakshi, MD, FRCSC, Hasan Ghaffar, MD, FRCPC, Yeni Y. Yucel, MD, MSc, PhD, FRCPC, and Rajeev H. Muni, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Dislocation of a Scleral-Fixated, Hydrophobic, Single-Piece Acrylic Intraocular Lens Secondary to Eyelet Fracture From Gore-Tex Suture
R. Rishi Gupta, MD, FRCSC, Mark E. Seamone, MSc, MD, FRCSC, Andre S. Pollmann, MD, Daniel M. O’Brien, MD, FRCSC, and Darrell R. Lewis, MD, FRCSC

A Case of a Combined Hamartoma of the Retina and RPE Concurrently Found in the Same Eye as Peripheral Astrocytic Hamartomas
Stefanie D. Sherman, MD, Sidney A. Schechet, MD, Michael J. Shapiro, MD, and Michael P. Blair, MD


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