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December 2018, Vol 136, No. 12, Pages 1323-1432

In This Issue of JAMA Ophthalmology

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1323. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.3758
Original Investigation

Visual Outcome and Millimeter Incremental Risk of Metastasis in 1780 Patients With Small Choroidal Melanoma Managed by Plaque Radiotherapy

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1325-1333. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.3881

This secondary analysis of medical records assesses the specific risks of plaque-irradiated small choroidal melanoma on visual acuity and metastasis for small choroidal melanoma 3 mm thick or less.

Success in Attaining Independent Funding Among National Institutes of Health K Grant Awardees in OphthalmologyAn Extended Follow-up

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1335-1340. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.3887

This study follows up a cohort of ophthalmology clinician-scientists who received National Institutes of Health K career development grants.

Association of Cadmium and Lead Exposure With the Incidence of Contrast Sensitivity Impairment Among Middle-aged Adults

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1342-1350. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.3931

This longitudinal cohort study examines the environmental and behavioral risk factors in contrast sensitivity impairment among adult participants.

Association of Acute Endophthalmitis With Intravitreal Injections of Corticosteroids or Anti–Vascular Growth Factor Agents in a Nationwide Study in France

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1352-1358. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.3939

This population-based cohort study evaluates the incidence of acute endophthalmitis after intravitreal injections of corticosteroids or anti–vascular endothelial growth factor agents in a nationwide French registry.

Use of Deep Learning for Detailed Severity Characterization and Estimation of 5-Year Risk Among Patients With Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1359-1366. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4118

This study uses deep learning algorithms to describe automated methods of evaluating the severity of age-related macular degeneration and estimating the risk of progression to advanced disease from fundus photographs.

Association of Exfoliation Syndrome With Risk of Indirect Inguinal HerniaThe Utah Project on Exfoliation Syndrome

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1368-1374. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4157

This cross-sectional study investigates the association between patients with exfoliation syndrome and risk for inguinal hernia.

Ophthalmology Patient Perceptions of Open Payments Information

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1375-1381. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4167

This cohort study uses a survey to assess the perceptions of Open Payments database information among patients of ophthalmologists.

Incidence and Early Course of Retinopathy of PrematuritySecondary Analysis of the Postnatal Growth and Retinopathy of Prematurity (G-ROP) Study

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1383-1389. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4290

This secondary analysis of a cohort study provides an overview of the incidence of retinopathy of prematurity in at-risk premature infants in North America who were enrolled in the Postnatal Growth and Retinopathy of Prematurity Study.

Two-Year Efficacy of Ranibizumab Plus Laser-Induced Chorioretinal Anastomosis vs Ranibizumab Monotherapy for Central Retinal Vein OcclusionA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1391-1397. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4973

This randomized clinical trial determines the 2-year efficacy of laser-induced chorioretinal anastomosis procedure plus intravitreal ranibizumab therapy vs sham procedure plus intravitreal ranibizumab therapy for patients with macular edema caused by central retinal vein occlusion.

Brief Report

Disparities in Low-Vision Device Use Among Older US Medicare Recipients

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1399-1403. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.3892

This cross-sectional population-based survey of Medicare beneficiaries 65 years and older examines if sociodemographic disparities are associated with low-vision devices and low-vision rehabilitation.

Invited Commentary

Treating Small Choroidal MelanomaSmaller Is Better

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1333-1334. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.3880

The National Eye Institute’s Commitment to Career Development of Clinician-Scientists

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1340-1341. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.3897

Examining the Association of Cadmium With Contrast Sensitivity

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1351. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.3919

Progress in Automated Deep Learning for Macular Degeneration

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1366-1367. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4108

Industry Payments to Physicians and the Public’s Right to Know About Them

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1381-1382. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4163

Retinopathy of Prematurity Revisited

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1389-1390. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4284

Treatment of Central Retinal Vein Occlusion—A New Look at a Blast From the Past

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1397-1398. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4997
JAMA Ophthalmology Clinical Challenge

Rapid Vision Loss in a Young Woman

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1404-1405. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.1782

An otherwise healthy woman in her 30s with rapid vision loss had well-demarcated peripheral retinal whitening with scalloped margins and intraretinal hemorrhages in all quadrants in the left eye. Several days later, peripheral lesions coalesced into larger circumferential necrotic regions. What would you do next?

Recurrent Bilateral Periorbital Swelling

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1406-1407. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.1856

A woman in her 40s with adult-onset asthma presented with a history of bilateral swelling of the eyelids and yellow lesions. What would you do next?

Photophobia After Laser Eyebrow Epilation

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1408-1409. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.2311

A young woman presented with eye pain, blurred vision, and photophobia 6 weeks after eyebrow laser epilation, during which the eyeshade was removed. What would you do next?

Atypical White Dot Syndrome in an Older Man

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1410-1411. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.2589

A white man in his mid-80s with an ocular history of remote left cataract extraction was referred for possible birdshot chorioretinopathy. Multiple yellow-white subretinal deposits were scattered throughout the left posterior pole with parafoveal coalescence, and optical coherence tomography showed choroidal thickening and irregularity of the overlying retinal pigment epithelium. What would you do next?

An Unusual Complication of Ocular Trauma in a 10-Year-Old Girl

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1412-1413. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.2599

A 10-year-old girl with a history of blunt trauma to the left eye presented with an enlarged blind spot and thickening of retinal nerve fiber layer in all quadrants in the left eye. What would you do next?

A Flushed Face and Dilated Retinal Veins

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1414-1415. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.3300

A man in his 70s presents with normal intraocular pressures, extraocular motility, and confrontational visual fields; facial plethora is evident and retinal examination of the left eye reveals 2 blot hemorrhages and dilatation of the retinal veins that were not present 1 year earlier. What would you do next?

Research Letter

Educational and Scholarly Opportunities for Medical Students and Residents in Professional Ophthalmology Organizations

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1417-1419. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.3963

This study examines educational and scholarly opportunities offered by professional US ophthalmology organizations that may enrich the training experience of medical students and residents.

Observation

Anatomical Features of Gray Crescent

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1419-1420. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.3403

This case series examines the gray crescent of the neuroretinal rim as visualized with optical coherence tomography.

Treatment of Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid With Janus Kinase Inhibitor Baricitinib

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1420-1422. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.3789

This case report describes a 43-year-old man with psoriasis and mucous membrane pemphigoid who received treatment with baricitinib.

Visualizing Macular Microvasculature Anomalies in 2 Infants With Treated Retinopathy of Prematurity

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1422-1424. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.3926

This case series describes anomalies of the macular microvasculature observed in 2 infants with previously treated retinopathy of prematurity, imaged using a portable optical coherence tomography angiography system.

Comment & Response

Is the Association of Retinal Venous Malformations With Venous Malformations of the Brain Clinically Meaningful?

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1424-1425. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4050

Is the Association of Retinal Venous Malformations With Venous Malformations of the Brain Clinically Meaningful?—Reply

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1425. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4059

Clarification on Uveal Melanoma Associated With Myotonic Dystrophy

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1425-1426. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4053

Clarification on Uveal Melanoma Associated With Myotonic Dystrophy

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1426-1427. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4056

Clarification on Uveal Melanoma Associated With Myotonic Dystrophy—Reply

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1427. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4184

Potential Sampling Bias in Investigation of Upright-Supine Test for Vertical Strabismus

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1427-1428. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4172

Potential Sampling Bias in Investigation of Upright-Supine Test for Vertical Strabismus—Reply

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1428. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4178

Is This the Right Reference Standard Diagnosis for Retinopathy of Prematurity?

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1428-1429. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4175

Is This the Right Reference Standard Diagnosis for Retinopathy of Prematurity?—Reply

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1429-1430. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4181

Errors in Potential Conflicts of Interest Disclosures, Author Affiliation, and Role of Funder

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1430-1432. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4187
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Correction of Potential Conflicts of Interest Disclosures, Author Affiliation, and Role of Funder

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1432. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.4412

Error in Introduction Section

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1432. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.5033

Correction for Discussion Section

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1432. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.5518
Ophthalmic Images

Coats Disease in a Young Adult Man

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):e183146. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.3146

This case report describes a 22-year-old man with Coats disease.

Cerulean Cataract

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):e183150. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.3150

This case report describes a 20-year-old woman with atypical cerulean cataracts.

Thyroid-Related Orbitopathy, Restrictive Strabismus, Dermopathy, and Acropachy

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):e183217. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.3217

This case report describes a 30-year-old man with thyroid-related orbitopathy, dermopathy, and acropachy secondary to Graves disease.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of a Medially Displaced Optic Nerve in a Rare Case of Extreme Exotropia

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):e183420. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.3420

This case report describes a 79-year-old man with an enlargement of a pituitary mass with compression of the left optic nerve and chiasm.

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(12):1324. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.3759
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