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March 2014, Vol 132, No. 3, Pages 241-372

In This Issue of JAMA Ophthalmology

Highlights

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):241-372. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.5928
Viewpoint

Ocular Safety of Recreational Lasers

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):245-246. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.5647
Original Investigation

Journal Club

Total Antioxidant Capacity of the Diet and Risk of Age-Related Cataract: A Population-Based Prospective Cohort of Women

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):247-252. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.6241

Rautiainen et al investigate the association between the total antioxidant capacity of the diet and the incidence of age-related cataract in a population-based prospective cohort of middle-aged and elderly women.

Clinical Sciences

Smoking Cessation and the Risk of Cataract: A Prospective Cohort Study of Cataract Extraction Among Men

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):253-257. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.6669

Lindblad et al examine the association between smoking cessation and the risk of cataract extraction.

Clinical Trial

Effect of Bifocal and Prismatic Bifocal Spectacles on Myopia Progression in Children: Three-Year Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):258-264. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.7623

Cheng and colleagues aimed to determine whether bifocal and prismatic bifocal spectacles control myopia in children with high rates of myopia progression and assess whether the treatment effect is dependent on the lag of accommodation and/or near phoria status.

Clinical Sciences

Handheld Optical Coherence Tomography During Sedation in Young Children With Optic Pathway Gliomas

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):265-271. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.7649

Avery and colleagues aimed to determine whether measures of circumpapillary retinal nerve fiber layer thickness, acquired with handheld optical coherence tomography (OCT) during sedation, can differentiate between young children with and without vision loss from optic pathway gliomas (OPGs).

Journal Club

Ten-Year Follow-up of Age-Related Macular Degeneration in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study: AREDS Report No. 36

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):272-277. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.6636

Chew et al describe 10-year progression rates to intermediate or advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD) using data from the Age-Related Eye Disease Study.

Epidemiology

Heritabilities of Intraocular Pressure in the Population of Korea: The Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2008-2009

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):278-285. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.7612

In a family-based cohort study examining data from the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey conducted between 2008 and 2009, Kim and coauthors compare intraocular pressures in parents and their offspring in Korea.

Clinical Sciences

Nd:YAG Laser Goniopuncture for Late Bleb Failure After Trabeculectomy With Adjunctive Mitomycin C

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):286-290. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.6259

Susanna et al investigate the safety and efficacy of Nd:YAG laser goniopuncture in lowering IOP in eyes having late bleb failure following trabeculectomy with mitomycin C administration. The cohort study at a referral glaucoma practice included 19 eyes of 19 patients with uncontrolled glaucoma after failed trabeculectomy.

Clinical Sciences

Prevalence and Nature of Early Glaucomatous Defects in the Central 10° of the Visual Field

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):291-297. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.7656

Traynis and colleagues aimed to determine the prevalence and characteristics of visual field (VF) defects in the central 10° in glaucoma suspects and patients with mild glaucoma using a prospective design.

Socioeconomics and Health Services

The Potential Association Between Postmenopausal Hormone Use and Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):298-303. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.7618

Newman-Casey et al determine whether the use of 3 different classes of postmenopausal hormone affects the risk for primary open-angle glaucoma.

A Pilot Study on Providing Ophthalmic Training to Medical Students While Initiating a Sustainable Eye Care Effort for the Underserved

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):304-309. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.6671

Byrd et al present a method to reintroduce ophthalmic training into the medical school curriculum. They evaluate knowledge and skills acquired by second-year medical students when participating in a service project, the Community Vision Project, and develop a quantitative method for testing skills with the direct ophthalmoscope in patients.

Socioeconomics and Health Services

Development of a Preference-Based Index From the National Eye Institute Visual Function Questionnaire–25

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):310-318. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.7639

Rentz et al describe elicitation of preferences for health states generated from the Visual Function Questionnaire–Utility Index health state classification (developed from 6 items of the National Eye Institute Visual Function Questionnaire–25 [NEI VFQ-25]) and development of an algorithm to estimate health preference scores for any health state.

Clinical Sciences

Intravitreal Melphalan for Persistent or Recurrent Retinoblastoma Vitreous Seeds: Preliminary Results

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):319-325. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.7666

Shields and colleagues described the technique and evaluated the efficacy and complications of intravitreal melphalan for vitreous seeding from retinoblastoma.

Epidemiology

Association Between Atopy and Herpetic Eye Disease: Results From the Pacific Ocular Inflammation Study

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):326-331. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.6277

Borkar et al assess the association between atopy and herpetic eye disease, including HSV ocular disease and HZO. Participants were 217 061 patients enrolled in the Kaiser Permanente Hawaii health plan in 2006-2007. Study groups included patients with HSV ocular disease or HZO and 2 control groups, each randomly selected at a 4:1 ratio of controls to cases.

Clinical Sciences

Botulinum Toxin Type A Injection for Lateral Canthal Rhytids : Effect on Tear Film Stability and Tear Production

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):332-337. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.6243

Ho and coauthors investigate the effect of botulinum toxin type A on tear film stability and tear production after treatment for lateral canthal rhytids.

Geographic Atrophy: A Histopathological Assessment

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):338-345. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.5799

Bird and colleagues aimed to document photoreceptor and retinal-pigmented epithelial cell loss and other changes at the retinal-pigment epithelial–choroid interface in donated human eyes in which visual loss was deemed to be due to geographic atrophy.

Invited Commentary

Statin Use and Cataracts

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):366-367. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.225
Special Communication

Adolph Barkan (1845-1935), European Ophthalmologist in San Francisco

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):346-349. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.5825

Muirhead reviews the life of Adolph Barkan, a mid-19th century Central European–born and –trained ophthalmologist who spent nearly half his nearly 91 years in a very successful career on the West Coast of the United States. His activities included intimate involvement in the development of a private medical school and with this school’s acquisition by Stanford University as its medical school.

JAMA Ophthalmology Clinical Challenge

Pigmented Ocular Fundus Lesions in a 6-Year-Old Girl

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):351-352. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.8157
Research Letter

Alteration of Vitreal Retinoschisin Level in Human Primary Retinal Detachment

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):353-354. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.6306

Successful Management of Secondary Iris Cysts With Viscoelastic-Assisted Endophotocoagulation

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):354-356. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.12

Spontaneous Improvement in Visual Acuity in Age-Related Geographic Atrophy of the Macula

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):356-357. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.21
Observation

Chronic Eyelid Dermatitis Secondary to Cocamidopropyl Betaine Allergy in a Patient Using Baby Shampoo Eyelid Scrubs

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):357-359. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.6254

Systemic Inflammatory Pseudotumor and Myasthenia Gravis

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):359-361. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.16

Reperfusion of Large Ischemic Areas Associated With Central Retinal Vein Occlusion: A Potential Novel Treatment With Activated Protein C

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):361-362. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.6334
Comment & Response

Statins and Cataract

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):362-363. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.8265
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    Statin Use and Cataracts

Statin Use and Cataract

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):363-364. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.8263
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    Statin Use and Cataracts

Statins and Cataract—Reply

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):363. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.8267
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    Statin Use and Cataracts

Statin Use and Cataract—Reply

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):364-365. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.40
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    Statin Use and Cataracts

Cataracts and Statin Use: Cause and Effect Not Confirmed

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):365. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.23
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    Statin Use and Cataracts

Cataracts and Statin Use—Reply

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):365-366. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.75
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    Statin Use and Cataracts

Regarding Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Uveal Melanoma

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):367-368. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.5579

Regarding Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Uveal Melanoma—Reply

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):368. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.5760
Ophthalmic Images

Foveal Injury From a Red Laser Pointer

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):297. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.34

Retinal Hemangioblastoma

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):325. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.4329
JAMA Ophthalmology Masthead

JAMA Ophthalmology

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(3):242. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.5929
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