October 2015



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Editors' Message

Wet AMD and Anti-VEGF: A Decade

By Richard Kaiser, MD, and Jonathan Prenner, MD

Break It Down

Ultra-Widefield Retinal Imaging

The latest device in this category allows enhanced detection, monitoring, and management of retinal disease.

By SriniVas Sadda, MD

VBS Meeting Notes

Challenging Surgical Situations

The third meeting of the Vit-Buckle Society saw its share of once-in-a-lifetime surgical challenges.

By Yewlin Chee, MD; Benjamin J. Thomas, MD; and Joshua Mali, MD

Journal Club Update

Journal Club Update

From the Editors of New Retina MD

Clinical Trials

A Glance at Retina Presentations at ARVO 2015

Judging by the topics covered, there is no shortage of new therapies in development.

By Aron Shapiro and Ora staff members

The First 5 Years: Beyond the Clinical Hurdles

Motivating Our Employees

By Allen Chiang, MD

Business Feature

Why All Retina Doctors Should Be on Twitter

This online social networking service provides an opportunity to stay in touch with colleagues, connect with industry, and build your professional reputation.

By S. K. Steven Houston III, MD

Cover Stories

Treatment of Patients With Newly Diagnosed Wet AMD

By Frank F. Tsai, MD; and Eric Nudleman, MD, PhD

The Pro Shop: Tips from Retina Coaches

Pneumatic Retinopexy

As always, patient selection is key, and proper screening can increase the likelihood of a positive outcome.

By Paul E. Tornambe, MD; with Eric Nudleman, MD, PhD; and Joshua Robinson, MD

Practice Highlights

The Role of Ophthalmic Scribes in the Retina Practice

Specialized technicians can improve clinic efficiency.

By Melanie J. Fortin, BS, COA; and Brian C. Joondeph, MD, MPS

Finance Your Life

Do You Really Need an Investment Advisor?

Here are nine reasons physician-investors underperform without professional management.

By David B. Mandell, JD, MBA; and Robert G. Peelman, CFP

Contact Info

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Wayne, PA 19087

Phone: 484-581-1800
Fax: 484-581-1818

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.