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January 19, 2017
Original Investigation

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

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JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online January 19, 2017. 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.

Brief Report

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

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JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online January 19, 2017. 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.

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. Published online January 19, 2017. 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.

Invited Commentary

Medicare Payments and Physician Sex in Ophthalmology

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JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online January 19, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5392
JAMA Ophthalmology Clinical Challenge

Recent Onset of Bilateral Ptosis

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JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online January 19, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.3827

A Hispanic man in his late 50s presented with gradual progression of bilateral blepharoptosis for 6 months, starting in the left eye and subsequently involving the right eye. The ptosis did not worsen throughout the day nor fluctuate. What would you do next?

January 12, 2017
Viewpoint

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

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JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online January 12, 2017. 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. Published online January 12, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5334

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

Original Investigation

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. Published online January 12, 2017. 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.

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. Published online January 12, 2017. 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.

Invited Commentary

The Association of Systemic Medication and Disease With Intraocular Pressure

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JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online January 12, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5335
JAMA Ophthalmology Clinical Challenge

Diffuse Retinal Hemorrhages After Uncomplicated Glaucoma Drainage Implantation

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JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online January 12, 2017. 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?

January 5, 2017
Original Investigation

A Tiered Approach to Retinopathy of Prematurity Screening (TARP) Using a Weight Gain Predictive Model and a Telemedicine System

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JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online January 5, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5203

This post hoc analysis of infants in the e-ROP and G-ROP studies describes a tiered approach to retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) screening for identifying children who develop severe ROP using telemedicine and a predictive model synergistically.

Clinical Characterization of CNGB1-Related Autosomal Recessive Retinitis Pigmentosa

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JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online January 5, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5213

This case series describes clinical and genetic findings in patients with CNGB1-associated retinitis pigmentosa.

JAMA Ophthalmology Clinical Challenge

Hemorrhagic Descemet Membrane Detachment After Canaloplasty

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JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online January 5, 2017. 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?

Research Letter

Rates of Routine Cataract Surgery Among Medicare Beneficiaries

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JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online January 5, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5174

This study explores the rates of cataract surgery among US Medicare beneficiaries to assess geographic variation at the county level.

Observation

Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy Associated With Drug Reaction With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms Syndrome

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JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online January 5, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5230

A 55-year-old man presented with bilateral “splotchy vision” for 10 days and was diagnosed with drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome.

Comment & Response

Prognostic Implications of the Largest Basal Tumor Diameter vs the TNM Staging System in Association With the Gene Expression Profile for Uveal Melanoma

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JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online January 5, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5102

Prognostic Implications of the Largest Basal Tumor Diameter vs the TNM Staging System in Association With the Gene Expression Profile for Uveal Melanoma—Reply

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JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online January 5, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5109
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