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July 2019, Vol 137, No. 7, Pages 725-856

In This Issue of JAMA Ophthalmology

Highlights

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):725. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4778
Original Investigation

Cost and Visit Duration of Same-Day Access at an Academic Ophthalmology Department vs Emergency Department

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):729-735. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.0864

This quality improvement analysis evaluates the costs and visit durations of same-day access in an ophthalmology department at an academic medical center vs emergency department care.

Imaging, Genetic, and Demographic Factors Associated With Conversion to Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):738-744. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.0868

This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial assesses the imaging, genetic, and demographic factors associated with conversion from nonneovascular to neovascular disease in patients with age-related macular degeneration who were undergoing treatment for late disease in the fellow eye.

Effect of Unilateral Endothelial Keratoplasty on Vision-Related Quality-of-Life Outcomes in the Descemet Endothelial Thickness Comparison Trial (DETECT): A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):747-754. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.0877

This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial compares vision-related quality of life in patients who underwent Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty or ultrathin Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty.

Association of Statin Use and High Serum Cholesterol Levels With Risk of Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):756-765. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.0900

This population-based cohort assesses the association between elevated cholesterol levels, statin use, and incident primary open-angle glaucoma among participants 40 years or older.

Association Between Progression of Retinopathy and Concurrent Progression of Kidney Disease: Findings From the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):767-774. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.1052

This cohort study examines the association between progression of retinopathy and progression of chronic kidney disease in patients with chronic kidney disease.

Reliability of the Evidence Addressing Treatment of Corneal Diseases: A Summary of Systematic Reviews

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):775-785. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.1063

This summary of published systematic reviews summarizes their reliability in addressing treatment interventions for corneal diseases.

Effectiveness of Teleretinal Imaging–Based Hospital Referral Compared With Universal Referral in Identifying Diabetic Retinopathy: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):786-792. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.1070

This cluster randomized clinical trial evaluates the use of teleretinal imaging in diabetes clinics to identify diabetic retinopathy and refer patients for hospital care.

Longitudinal Associations of Self-reported Vision Impairment With Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression Among Older Adults in the United States

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):793-800. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.1085

This cohort study examines the presence of and bidirectional association between mental health symptoms with and without visual impairment in older patients.

Evaluation of a Remote Diagnosis Imaging Model vs Dilated Eye Examination in Referable Macular Degeneration

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):802-808. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.1203

This study evaluates a retinal diagnostic device and compares its utility and outcomes with those of traditional eye examinations by retinal specialists for patients with potential retinal damage from diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration.

Evaluation of Parapapillary Choroidal Microvasculature Dropout and Progressive Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thinning in Patients With Glaucoma

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):810-816. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.1212

This case series investigates the longitudinal change in the microvasculature dropout area using optical coherence tomography angiography and its association with progressive retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thinning in eyes of Korean adults with primary open-angle glaucoma.

Visual Acuity and Ophthalmic Outcomes in the Year After Cataract Surgery Among Children Younger Than 13 Years

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):817-824. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.1220

This cohort study describes visual acuity and refractive error outcomes, as well as rates of amblyopia, glaucoma, and additional eye surgery, during the first year after lensectomy in children younger than 13 years.

Association of Perceived Discrimination With Emotional Well-being in Older Adults With Visual Impairment

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):825-832. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.1230

This study investigates perceived discrimination among people with visual impairment and its association with well-being in a population-based sample of older adults.

Brief Report

Diffuse Uveal Melanocytic Proliferation With Primary Vitreoretinal Lymphoma

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):834-837. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.0905

This case study describes a patient presenting with uveal melanocytic proliferation without systemic malignant disease.

Invited Commentary

Improving Same-Day Access in Ophthalmology

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):736-737. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.0915

Updated Methods for Assessing the Risk of Progression to Late Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):745-746. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.0918

Quality of Life After Endothelial Keratoplasty

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):754-755. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.0940

The Role of Statins and Cholesterol in the Primary Prevention of Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):765-766. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.0860

Bidirectionality of the Association of Vision Impairment With Depression and Anxiety

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):801. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.1084

Diagnostic Time for Teleophthalmic Care

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):808-809. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.1202

Addressing the Maze of Vision Loss and Depression

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):832-833. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.1234
From the JAMA Network

New Findings From Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Retina Network Protocol V Confirm a Role for Focal Laser Photocoagulation or Observation for Eyes With Center-Involved Diabetic Macular Edema and Good Visual Acuity: New Is Not Always Best

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):838-839. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.1876

This commentary discusses a study published in JAMA that compares the effects of initial management with aflibercept, laser photocoagulation, or observation on vision loss among adults with diabetic macular edema and good visual acuity at baseline.

JAMA Ophthalmology Clinical Challenge

Gaze-Provoked Exotropia in a Young Woman

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):840-841. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.1091

A 25-year-old woman presents with a 6-month history of intermittent diplopia that occurs when she looks to the right. What would you do next?

A Man With a Large Conjunctival Lesion

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):842-843. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.1130

A 27-year-old man presented to the clinic for evaluation of a painless, red mass in his right eye present since birth. What would you do next?

Visual Field Loss in a Patient With Optic Disc Cupping

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):844-845. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.1173

A 52-year-old man was referred to the neuro-ophthalmology clinic for evaluation of visual field loss. What would you do next?

Adolescent Boy With Choroidal Mass

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):846-847. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.1177

An adolescent boy presented with a choroidal mass. During many visits, his vision worsened and the tumor mass extended closer to the fovea. What would you do next?

Observation

Spontaneous Stalk Regression in Persistent Fetal Vasculature Syndrome

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):848-849. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.0891

This article presents a case of a persistent fetal vasculature syndrome resulting in spontaneous stalk regression in a microphthalmic eye.

Evolution of Ellipsoid Zone Abnormalities on Optical Coherence Tomography Associated With Niacin Maculopathy

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):849-851. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.0925

This article presents a case of maculopathy associated with niacin administration and complicated by persistent ellipsoid zone disruptions.

Fundus Hypopigmentation and Loss of Choroidal Nevi Pigmentation Associated With Nivolumab

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):851-853. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.0970

This case report describes a patient with bilaterial choroidal nevi treated with nivolumab with an unusual outcome of nevi disappearance and vitiligo onset.

Association of Choroidal Effusion and Infusion of Daratumumab

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):853-854. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.1427

This case report describes a 73-year-old man with multiple myeloma who presented with bilateral foggy vision and visual field constrictions while he was taking daratumumab.

Comment & Response

Oral Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors for Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):854-855. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.0861

Statistical Issues on Evaluating Association Between the Cilioretinal Artery and Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):855-856. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.1112

Statistical Issues on Evaluating Association Between the Cilioretinal Artery and Age-Related Macular Degeneration—Reply

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):856. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.1115
Correction

Errors in Tables 2 and 3 and Results Section

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):856. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.1384

Incorrectly Notated Currency and Incorrect 2017 Price

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):856. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.1566
Ophthalmic Images

Basal Cell Carcinoma Masquerading as a Chalazion in a 27-Year-Old Woman

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):e185435. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.5435

This case report describes a 27-year-old woman with telangiectasias along the margin with inspissated Meibomian glands without discrete lesions in whom histopathological evaluation results demonstrated basal cell carcinoma.

Lacy Fibers Over the Anterior Lens Capsule

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):e185469. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.5469

This case report describes a 32-year-old woman with long-standing diminution of vision in the right eye whose slitlamp examination results showed a crisscross arrangement of fibers over the anterior surface of the anterior lens capsule confined to the central 3-mm diameter circular area that appeared to be emanating from a circle of dotlike raised white deposits.

Corneal Salzmann Nodular Degeneration

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):e185473. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.5473

This case report describes a 74-year-old woman a hyperechoic superficial corneal thickening sparing the stromal layer with a clear-cut demarcation line, suggesting a diagnosis of Salzmann nodular degeneration.

Eyes Speak Before the Child Talks

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):e185508. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.5508

This case report describes a 5-month-old boy with heterochromia irides, a forelock of white hair, and dystopia canthorum, classic features of Waardenburg syndrome.

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JAMA Ophthalmology

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137(7):727. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4779
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