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March 1, 2017, Vol 135, No. 3, Pages 181-292

In This Issue of JAMA Ophthalmology

Highlights

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):181. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.3722
Viewpoint

Renaming of Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy (APMPPE) to Acute Multifocal Placoid Choroidopathy (AMP-C)

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):185. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5325

The Viewpoint argues for changing the name of actue posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy.

Keeping the Name of Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):186. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5334

The Viewpoint argues against changing the name of actue posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy.

Editorial

JAMA Ophthalmology Year in Review, 2016

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):187-188. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.0024
Original Investigation

Trend-Based Progression Analysis for Examination of the Topography of Rates of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thinning in Glaucoma

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):189-195. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5111

This cohort study examines the use of topographic measures to determine the rates of change in thinning of the retinal nerve fiber layer in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma.

Association of Systemic Medication Use With Intraocular Pressure in a Multiethnic Asian PopulationThe Singapore Epidemiology of Eye Diseases Study

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):196-202. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5318

This post hoc analysis of the Singapore Epidemiology Eye Diseases Study examines the association between systemic medication use and intraocular pressure in a multiethnic Asian population.

Differences in Clinical Activity and Medicare Payments for Female vs Male Ophthalmologists

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):205-213. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5399

This study of the CMS database for payments to ophthalmologists in 2012 and 2013 examines whether charges, as reflected in reimbursements from the CMS to ophthalmologists, differ by sex and how disparity relates to differences in clinical activity.

Clinical Features Differentiating Benign From Malignant Conjunctival Tumors in Children

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):215-224. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5544

This case series analysis examined conjunctival tumors in children younger than 21 years to determine the features that differentiate benign from malignant tumors.

Agreement of Ocular Symptom Reporting Between Patient-Reported Outcomes and Medical Records

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):225-231. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5551

This study explores inconsistencies between patient self-report on an Eye Symptom Questionnaire and documentation in the medical record among patients 18 years or older seen at an ophthalmology center.

Structural and Functional Recovery Following Limited Iatrogenic Macular Detachment for Retinal Gene Therapy

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):234-241. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5630

This case series study examines the recovery and improvement of retinal structure and function after iatrogenic macular detachment surgery in 5 patients who received gene therapy for choroideremia.

En Face Doppler Optical Coherence Tomography Measurement of Total Retinal Blood Flow in Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):244-251. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5774

This cross-sectional study investigates total retinal blood flow in eyes with diabetic retinopathy of varying severity, with or without diabetic macular edema, using en face Doppler optical coherence tomography.

Association of Baseline Anterior Segment Parameters With the Development of Incident Gonioscopic Angle Closure

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):252-258. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5847

This community-based study identifies anterior segment optical coherence tomography parameters associated with the development of incident gonioscopic angle closure.

Brief Report

Evaluation of Segmentation of the Superficial and Deep Vascular Layers of the Retina by Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography Instruments in Normal Eyes

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):259-262. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5327

This study evaluates the segmentation of retinal layers among 3 optical coherence tomography angiography instruments in the central macula, an area where the superficial and deep vascular plexuses terminate.

Association of Daily Dosage and Type of Statin Agent With Risk of Open-Angle Glaucoma

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):263-267. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5406

This study assesses whether the protective effects of statins against the risk of glaucoma vary depending on the daily dosage or type of statin taken.

Invited Commentary

The Association of Systemic Medication and Disease With Intraocular Pressure

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):203-204. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5335

Medicare Payments and Physician Sex in Ophthalmology

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):213-214. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5392

Data Accuracy in Electronic Medical Record Documentation

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):232-233. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5562

Visual Consequences of Delivering Therapies to the Subretinal Space

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):242-243. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5659
Special Communication

The Potential Importance of Detection of Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration When Visual Acuity Is Relatively Good

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):268-273. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5314

This Special Communication reviews early detection and management of neovascular age-related macular degeneration to improve visual acuity outcomes.

JAMA Ophthalmology Clinical Challenge

Recalcitrant Orbital Pain in a 50-Year-Old Woman

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):275-276. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.3783

A woman in her 50s had right orbital pain for 3 months and her medical history was noncontributory. What would you do next?

Acute Eye Pain Following Prolonged Face-Down Positioning in a Patient With Marfan Syndrome

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):277-278. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.3778

A woman with Marfan syndrome presented with blurry vision, pain, and photophobia in her right eye after napping face-down for 30 minutes. What would you do next?

Hemorrhagic Descemet Membrane Detachment After Canaloplasty

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):279-280. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.2834

A man in his 50s presented with primary open-angle glaucoma and a visually significant cataract, causing a 4-diopter myopic shift. What would you do next?

Diffuse Retinal Hemorrhages After Uncomplicated Glaucoma Drainage Implantation

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):281-282. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.3823

A healthy adolescent Latino man with juvenile open angle glaucoma underwent Ahmed valve placement in the left eye via uncomplicated surgery.What would you do next?

Research Letter

Detergent Pod–Related Eye Injuries Among Preschool-Aged Children

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):283-284. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5694

This study examines the burden and circumstances surrounding chemical ocular burns due to laundry detergent pods in preschool-aged children.

Observation

Zika-Related Bilateral Hypertensive Anterior Acute Uveitis

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):284-285. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5689

This letter reports 2 cases of bilateral hypertensive anterior uveitis in patients with active ZIKV infection.

Bruch Membrane Breaks Independent of Laser Spots Following Photocoagulation for Retinopathy of Prematurity

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):286-287. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5854

This case report describes retinal changes following laser treatment in 1 eye of a premature neonate with 17q12-deletion syndrome and multiple systemic abnormalities.

Survival of Transplanted Human Embryonic Stem Cell–Derived Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells in a Human Recipient for 22 Months

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):287-290. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5824

This follow-up to a randomized clinical trial examines preretinal pigmented cell growth in an eye following the subretinal transplant of human embryonic stem cell–derived retinal pigment epithelial cells.

Comment & Response

Controversies in Using Off-Label Intravitreous Bevacizumab for Patients With Diabetic Macular Edema

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):290-291. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5674

Controversies in Using Off-Label Intravitreous Bevacizumab for Patients With Diabetic Macular Edema

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):291. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5676

Controversies in Using Off-Label Intravitreous Bevacizumab for Patients With Diabetic Macular Edema—Reply

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):291-292. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5686
Ophthalmic Images

Intraretinal Crystals in Nephopathic Cystinosis and Fanconi Syndrome

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):e165169. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5169

An adolescent girl presented with decreased vision and mild nystagmus since childhood.

Cholesterolosis Bulbi

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):e165458. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5458

This case report describes a man in his 20s with Coats disease as well as cholesterolosis in his right eye.

Multiple Choroidal Ruptures in a Patient With Angioid Streaks

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):e165466. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5466

This case report describes a man in his 50s with blurred vision after sustaining blunt ocular trauma with a branch of a tree to the left eye.

Photographic Documentation of Optic Disc Drusen Over More Than 50 Years

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):e165470. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5470

This case report describes a girl in her early teens with multiple superficial optic disc drusen and comprehensive visual field defects bilaterally.

JAMA Ophthalmology Masthead

JAMA Ophthalmology

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):183. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.3723
Annual Reviewers List

JAMA Ophthalmology Peer Reviewers in 2016

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(3):e170071. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.0071
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