December 2017






Editors’ Message

A Retina Mixtape

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

VBS Notes

Viva Las Vegas: VBS V

By Neepa Shah, MD, and Jeffrey J. Tan, MD

Washington Medical Matters

A Fair Assessment

The new year will see expanded taxonomy codes for retina specialists.

By Michael Jones, Senior Editor

NRMD At the Meetings

Vit-Buckle Society Meeting 2017

Vitreoretinal surgeons gathered in Las Vegas, Nev. for the fifth annual VBS meeting.

Global Retina

Fellowship Training in Haiti

A training program in Port-au-Prince brings retina education to an area of need.

By Benjamin J. Thomas, MD

One to Watch

Yoshihiro Yonekawa, MD on Lobster, Laughing, and Never Losing

As interviewed by Audina Berrocal, MD

Journal Club Update

A look at real-world DME Treatment Outcomes

A comparison with clinical trial data in the treatment of diabetic macular edema

By the editors of New Retina MD

Cover Stories: Greatest Hits

Retinitis Pigmentosa: Optimizing Care for Your Patients

Track No. 1: Strategies for the diagnosis and management of retinitis pigmentosa

By Ron P. Gallemore, MD, PhD; Andrew Shyu, MD; and John R. Heckenlively, MD

Clinically Useful and Cost-Effective Mobile Retinal Screening

Track No. 2: A sneak peek at a technique for digital imaging using smartphones.

By Veronica Kon Graversen, MD, and Pooja Jani, MD, MPH

Venture Investing in Ophthalmology and Retina

Track No. 3: An interview on the financial factors affecting the retina specialty.

By the Editors of New Retina MD

Competencies in Cataract Surgery

Track No. 4: Retina specialists receive an update on cataract surgical standards.

By Robert J. Noecker, MD, MBA

Meanwhile, On Eyetube...

Gauging Diabetic TRDs

By Murtaza Adam, MD as interviewed by Michael A. Klufas, MD

Practice Development

Strategic Planning: An Ongoing Process

A competitive assessment can provide vital information for your retina practice.

By Andrew Maller, MBA, COE

3 For 3

3 For 3


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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.