September 2014




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Business Feature

Tips for Building a High Quality Eye Care Website

By Naren Arulrajah

Special Feature

Meeting Notes from: VBS 2.0 Las Vegas

By Summary by Christopher J. Brady, MD

The Road to Recertification

Preparing for the Process of Recertification

Practical advice for recertification sometimes slips through the cracks.

By R. V. Paul Chan, MD, FACS; Pravin U. Dugel, MD; and Tarek Hassan, MD

The First 5 Years: Beyond the Clinical Hurdles

Lessons Learned From A Case of Endophthalmitis

Although fellowship training prepares the specialist for when things go wrong, the first time it happens can be an unsettling prospect.

By Allen Chiang, MD

Feature Story


What Is Its Role in Retina Medicine?

With Thomas C. Lee, MD, and James C. Folk, MD

Washington Medical Matters

Regulations for Practicing in Canada

Retina specialists who train in the United States and wish to practice in Canada have a couple of hoops to jump through.

By Mike Dollin, MD, FRCSC

Practice Highlight

Designing for Many: Renovation of the Retina Space at Wills Eye Hospital

Combining ideas from other retina centers may improve efficiency in practices considering renovation projects.

By Scott Krzywonos, Associate Editor

Finance Your Life

You Can’t Trust Your 1099s

Why you need your own system to track outside payments.

By Steven J. Cagnetta, Esq, and Steven K. Ladd


Making the Transition from Fellowship to Practice

Highlights from a roundtable with retina fellows held at the VBS 2.0 meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada.

With Anton Orlin, MD; Christopher Brady, MD; Peter Campbell, MD; Jonathan Chang, MD; Luis Haddock, MD; John Miller, MD; Eric Nudleman, MD; Mrinali Patel, MD; Akesandra Rachitskaya, MD; and Jamison Ridgeley, MD

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About New Retina MD

New Retina MD delivers cutting-edge content to retina specialists in their first 15 years of practice. Each issue provides fresh insight from younger physicians plus established mentors on clinical and nonclinical issues affecting ophthalmologists in the earlier stages of their careers. NRMD features surgical pearls, clinical research endeavors, practice management, medical reimbursement and policy, continuing educational requirements, financial planning, innovations, and more.