In this Issue
Retina has a woman problem.
By Richard Kaiser, MD, and Jonathan Prenner, MD
Break It Down
Injection guides can increase efficiency and improve safety profiles. But how exactly do they work?
By Ravi S.J. Singh, MD, and Dennis P. Han, MD; and Robert F. Hofmann, MD
What you can expect to see at VBS 004.
By R.V. Paul Chan, MD; Anton Orlin, MD; and Aleksandra Rachitskaya, MD
By William F. Wiley, MD
Journal Club Update
From the editors of New Retina MD
Explaining both the demands and potential rewards of a clinical trial can make patients more likely to participate fully in the protocol.
By Aron Shapiro
The First 5 Years: Beyond the Clinical Hurdles
Not all patients are happy to see their doctor. How do you stop angry patients from going over the edge?
By Allen Chang, MD
The Pro Shop: Tips From Retina Coaches
Steve Charles, MD, stops by The Pro Shop to dispense tips on vitrectomy surgery for retinal detachment.
By Steve Charles, MD; with Eric Nudleman, MD, PhD; and Joshua Robinson, MD
Women bring a number of qualities to the table that can enhance patient experience and improve the bottom line.
By María H. Berrocal, MD
Two female leaders in retina discuss how moving from the clinic to the laboratory provided alternative paths to leadership.
With Anne Fung, MD, and Namrata Saroj, OD
Gain cooperation from your staff by encouraging them to ask questions and express their concerns.
By Michelle Beckman, JD
Outreach efforts should combine new media and old-fashioned face-to-face communication.
By Perry Athanason
Finance Your Life
Rethinking your relationship with financial advisors could save you seven figures over the course of your career.