August 2015



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Editors' Message

Mentorship and Invention: The Bedrock of Retina

By Richard Kaiser, MD; Jonathan Prenner, MD

Break It Down

Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography

A primer on this promising new technology for evaluating retinal vasculature.

By Kaitlin Kogachi, BS; and Amir H. Kashani, MD, PhD

Meeting Notes

Anti-VEGF Systemic Safety Issues and Updated Injection Guidelines

A pair of talks at the third meeting of the Vit-Buckle Society reviewed systemic safety and injection protocol concerns of anti-VEGF injections.

By Yasha S. Modi, MD; and Daniel Chao, MD, PhD

Journal Club Update

Journal Club Update

From the Editors of New Retina MD

Road to Recertification

Steroid Therapy and IOP

Along with the benefits of steroidal intravitreal injections and sustained-release implants comes the risk of steroid-induced ocular hypertension.

By Bradley P. Roth, MS; and Barbara Smit, MD, PhD

Clinical Trials

Should You Participate in Clinical Research?

Thinking of getting involved in a clinical trial? Here is some food for thought to help you make an informed decision.

By Aron Shapiro

The First 5 Years: Beyond the Clinical Hurdles

Entrepreneurship and the Retinal Physician

By Allen Chiang, MD

Cover Story

Inventions In Retina

By Steve Charles, MD; Derek Kunimoto, MD, JD; Samir Patel, MD; David N. Zacks, MD, PhD

Practice Development

Measuring Physician Productivity

A look at how to track key indicators of performance to strengthen your practice.

By Andrew T. Maller, MBA, COE

The Pro Shop: Tips from Retina Coaches

Membrane Peeling Pearls

These pointers could improve your technique and well as your success rate.

By Antonio Capone Jr, MD; with Eric Nudleman, MD, PhD; and Joshua Robinson, MD

Practice Highlights

Quality Measures in a Group Retina Practice

If retina specialists monitor quality, they may help prevent outside organizations from attempting to regulate doctors.

By Brian C. Joondeph, MD, MPS

Finance Your Life

Financial Focus for Young Physicians

First, build your foundation.

By David B. Mandell, JD, MBA; and H. Michael Lewellen, CFP

Contact Info

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Michael Jones
Senior Editor

Janet Burk

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.