October 2016

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Editors’ Message

The Future’s So Bright, We Have to Wear 3-D Glasses

By Jonathan L. Prenner, MD, and Richard S. Kaiser, MD

VBS Notes

VBS|004: Mentor Chat

At VBS|004, two mentors outlined their remarkable careers.

By Courtney M. Crawford, MD and Vaidehi S. Dedania, MD

Making a Retina Surgeon.

By Ehsan Rahimy, MD, and S.K. Steven Houston III, MD

Journal Club Update

Pediatric retinal detachment surgery requires surgeons to adjust their goals and expectations.

From the editors of New Retina MD

Clinical Trials

Highlights from the Emerald City

Numerous advances were spotlighted at this year’s ARVO meeting in Seattle.

By Aron Shapiro

One to Watch

Eric Nudleman, MD, PhD

On surfing, simplicity, and sensory stimulation.

By Audina Berrocal, MD

“What’s the Gene?”

An update on gene therapy from a choroideremia perspective.

By Thomas L. Edwards, PhD, FRANZCO


Telemedicine’s potential to disrupt norms paves the way for new paradigms. But how far is retina from employing the benefits it may yield?

By S.K. Steven Houston III, MD

Seeing the World Through 3-D Glasses

Grab some pearls for the coming world of 3-D heads-up surgery.

By Yoshihiro Yonekawa, MD

Meeting an Unmet Need: Geographic Atrophy

Could retina be on the verge of a treatment for GA?

By Salman Yousuf, DO, and David Eichenbaum, MD

Breaking Bridges With Integrin Therapy

This class of drugs may have potential to treat several diseases. Trials are ongoing.

By Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD

Meanwhile, on Eyetube...

A late-night IOFB leads to a new trick, and hyaloid removal prompts a Shakespearian query.

By Michael A. Klufas, MD

The First 5 Years: Beyond the Clinical Hurdles

In it for the long haul

Time spent in the car can be productive. You just need some simple prep work.

By Allen Chiang, MD

Global Retina

Running a Clinic in War

Practicing retina is challenging enough. Practicing in Aleppo is something else altogether.

By Ameen Marashi, MD

Finance Your Life

Upping Your Game

Improve your cash flow management knowledge to keep your business running well.

By Carole Foos, CPA

Practice Development

Departing the Cave

Consider your employees’ needs when fine-tuning work culture by understanding Maslow’s hierarchy of needs.

By Jon Hoffenberg

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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.