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August 2013, Vol 131, No. 8, Pages 979-1105

In This Issue of JAMA Ophthalmology

Highlights

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):979. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.4126
Editorial

A Little Algae a Day Keeps the Retinal Degeneration Specialist Away?

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):983-984. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.4468
Original Investigation

Clinical Trial

Treatment With 9-cis β-Carotene–Rich Powder in Patients With Retinitis Pigmentosa : A Randomized Crossover Trial

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):985-992. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.147

Rotenstreich et al determined the effect of oral treatment with 9-cis β-carotene on visual function of patients with retinitis pigmentosa. See also the Article by Pennesi.

Clinical Sciences

Association of Ocular and Oculodermal Melanocytosis With the Rate of Uveal Melanoma Metastasis: Analysis of 7872 Consecutive Eyes

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):993-1003. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.129

Shields and colleagues conducted a retrospective chart review of 7872 patients to determine the relationship of ocular/oculodermal (oculo[dermal]) melanocytosis to the prognosis of patients with uveal melanoma.

Clinical Sciences

Autofluorescence Quantification of Benign and Malignant Choroidal Nevomelanocytic Tumors

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1004-1008. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.4007

Albertus et al assess the utility of autofluorescence quantification in distinguishing clinically diagnosed choroidal nevi, melanoma, and indeterminate nevomelanocytic lesions. See related article by Schachar et al.

Clinical Sciences

Quantification of Fundus Autofluorescence to Detect Disease Severity in Nonexudative Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1009-1015. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.4014

Schachar et al develop a method for quantitative fundus autofluorescence image analysis that is capable of stratifying severity of nonexudative age-related macular degeneration. See related article by Albertus et al.

Clinical Sciences

Phenotypic Conservation in Patients With X-Linked Retinitis Pigmentosa Caused by RPGR Mutations

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1016-1025. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.120

Zahid and colleagues conducted a retrospective medical record review to evaluate the clinical findings from patients with X-linked retinitis pigmentosa (XLRP) with 13 distinct RPGR mutations and assess for phenotypic concordance or variability.

Journal Club

Plus Disease in Retinopathy of Prematurity: Qualitative Analysis of Diagnostic Process by Experts

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1026-1032. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.135

Hewing et al examine the diagnostic reasoning process of experts for plus disease in retinopathy of prematurity using qualitative research techniques.

Clinical Sciences

Exploratory Analysis of the Effect of Intravitreal Ranibizumab or Triamcinolone on Worsening of Diabetic Retinopathy in a Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1033-1040. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.4154

Bressler et al perform an exploratory analysis to evaluate the effects of intravitreal ranibizumab or triamcinolone acetonide, administered to treat diabetic macular edema, on worsening of diabetic retinopathy.

Clinical Sciences

Three Horizontal Muscle Surgery for Large-Angle Infantile or Presumed Infantile Esotropia: Long-term Motor Outcomes

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1041-1048. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.704

In a retrospective analysis, Chatzistefanou and coauthors outline the short- and long-term motor outcomes of graded bilateral medial rectus muscle recession and one lateral rectus muscle resection for the correction of large-angle esotropia (≥50 prism diopters).

Epidemiology

Visual Impairment, Uncorrected Refractive Error, and Objectively Measured Balance in the United States

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1049-1056. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.316

To compare balance measures in individuals with normal vision, visual impairment, and uncorrected refractive error, Willis et al performed a cross-sectional study of 4590 adults, 40 years or older, participating in the 2001-2004 NHANES. Participants completed tests of standing balance with eyes open or eyes closed on a firm or compliant surface.

Ophthalmic Molecular Genetics

Distinct Ocular Expression in Infants and Children With Down Syndrome in Cairo, Egypt: Myopia and Heart Disease

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1057-1066. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.644

Afifi and colleagues defined the ocular manifestations of Down syndrome in infants and children in Cairo, Egypt, a historically isolated region, and compared them with systemic features and with findings in other geographic groups.

Case Report/Case Series

Management of Occult Necrotic Melanomas

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1067-1069. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.231

Pressure-Induced Stromal Keratopathy as a Result of Ocular Trauma After Laser In Situ Keratomileusis

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1070-1072. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.1738

Liu and colleagues described the clinical features and treatment of 2 cases of pressure-induced stromal keratopathy due to traumatic hyphema in post–laser in situ keratomileusis eyes.

Intrachoroidal Cavitation in North Carolina Macular Dystrophy

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1073-1076. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.1598
Special Communication

Paul A. Cibis, MD: A Pioneer of Modern Vitreoretinal Surgery

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1077-1082. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.597

Feibel and Blodi present a biography of the professional life of Paul Anton Cibis (1911-1965), one of the pioneers of modern vitreoretinal surgery.

Surgical Technique

Neovascular Glaucoma Treatment With Extraction of Anterior Chamber Fibrovascular Tissue

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1083-1085. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.426

Nadal et al describe a surgical technique for treating neovascular glaucoma that involves removing the anterior chamber fibrous complex after administration of antibody to vascular endothelial growth factor.

JAMA Ophthalmology Clinical Challenge

“Lines Across My Vision”

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1086-1087. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.5180
Research Letter

Differences in Clinical Outcomes in Keratitis Due to Fungus and Bacteria

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1088-1089. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.1612

Clinicopathological Findings in Persistent Corneal Cowpox Infection

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1089-1091. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.264

Regional Nodal Recurrence of Sebaceous Carcinoma of the Caruncle 11 Years After Primary Tumor Resection

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1091-1092. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.321

Congenital Cystic Eye In Utero: Novel Prenatal Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1092-1095. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.328

Development of a Premacular Vitreous Pocket

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1095-1096. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.240

Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomographic Appearance of Acute Multifocal Retinitis

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1097-1099. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.2489
Observation

Bilateral Effect of Unilateral Bevacizumab Injection in Retinopathy of Prematurity

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1099-1101. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.400
Comment & Response

Serpiginous Choroiditis Secondary to Bartonella henselae?

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1102. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.37
Correction

Error in Abstract and Missing Journal Club Information

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1102. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.5554
Obituary

In Memoriam: Lorenz E. Zimmerman, MD (1920-2013), and Anastasia U. Zimmerman (1923-2013)

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1104-1105. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.4875
Ophthalmic Images

Herpes Simplex Virus Conjunctival Ulceration

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1003. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.4261

Fluorescein Angiography of a Closing Funnel Retinal Detachment in Familial Exudative Vitreoretinopathy

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1056. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.1486

Leiomyoma of the Lower Eyelid

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1085. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.1492
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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):980. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.4124
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