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August 2015, Vol 133, No. 8, Pages 861-971

In This Issue of JAMA Ophthalmology

Highlights

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):861. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.3732
Viewpoint

Tapping Into Valuable Expertise From Private Practitioners and Academicians: Casting a Wider Net

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):865-866. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1310

This Viewpoint describes the role of the Center for Devices and Radiological Health of the Food and Drug Administration and its use of external scientific and clinical expertise.

Original Investigation

Outcomes Associated With Concurrent Iris-Sutured Intraocular Lens Placement and Subluxated Crystalline Lens Extraction

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):867-873. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1097

This noncomparative case review finds favorable postoperative visual outcomes and few surgical complications after placement of an iris-sutured posterior chamber intraocular lens before pars plana vitrectomy and lensectomy in patients with subluxated crystalline lenses.

The Prevalence and Types of Glaucoma in an Urban Chinese Population: The Singapore Chinese Eye Study

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):874-880. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1110

This population-based survey finds a prevalence of glaucoma of 3.2% among a Singapore Chinese population, with a higher ratio of primary open-angle glaucoma to primary angle-closure glaucoma.

Clinical Characteristics of Uveal Melanoma in Patients With Germline BAP1 Mutations

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):881-887. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1119

This retrospective cohort study at an academic ophthalmology referral center characterizes the clinical phenotype of uveal melanoma in 507 patients with germline BAP1 mutations.

Clinical Trial

Assessing the Effect of Personalized Diabetes Risk Assessments During Ophthalmologic Visits on Glycemic Control: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):888-896. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1312

This randomized clinical trial determines whether the point-of-care measurement of hemoglobin A1c and personalized diabetes risk assessments performed during retinal ophthalmologic visits improve glycemic control as assessed by hemoglobin A1c level.

Association of Choroidal Neovascularization and Central Serous Chorioretinopathy With Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):899-906. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1320

This cross-sectional study suggests that optical coherence tomography angiography and coregistered optical coherence tomography B-scans feature sensitivity and specificity comparable with fluorescein angiography in detecting choroidal neovascularization in eyes with chronic central serous chorioretinopathy.

Glaucoma-Related Adverse Events in the First 5 Years After Unilateral Cataract Removal in the Infant Aphakia Treatment Study

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):907-914. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1329

This secondary analysis of a multicenter randomized clinical trial reports that glaucoma-related adverse events are common and increase between ages 1 and 5 years in infants after unilateral cataract removal at 1 to 6 months of age.

Association of Geroprotective Effects of Metformin and Risk of Open-Angle Glaucoma in Persons With Diabetes Mellitus

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):915-923. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1440

This cohort study investigates whether metformin, a caloric restriction mimetic drug, is associated with reduced risk of open-angle glaucoma in persons with diabetes mellitus.

Index to Estimate the Efficiency of an Ophthalmic Practice

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):924-929. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1447

This review of ophthalmology subspecialty practices describes an efficiency index that estimates the performance of a practice based on cost, number of patients receiving care, and quality of care.

Journal Club

Development and Validation of a Smartphone-Based Visual Acuity Test (Peek Acuity) for Clinical Practice and Community-Based Fieldwork

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):930-937. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1468

This validation study reports that the Peek Acuity smartphone test was capable of accurate and repeatable acuity measurements among 300 adults aged 55 years and older in the Nakuru Eye Disease Cohort in central Kenya.

Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Visual Features of Undiagnosed Glaucoma: The Singapore Epidemiology of Eye Diseases Study

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):938-946. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1478

This multiethnic population-based trial determines the prevalence of, risk factors for, and visual features of undiagnosed primary glaucoma in Asia, which accounts for 60% of the world’s total glaucoma cases.

Brief Report

Venous Nicking Without Arteriovenous Contact: The Role of the Arteriolar Microenvironment in Arteriovenous Nickings

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):947-950. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1132

This observational study found that arteriovenous nickings do not necessarily involve an arteriovenous compression. Instead, the topology of venous changes suggests a retractile process originating in the intervascular space.

Macular Telangiectasia Type 2 Without Clinically Detectable Vasculopathy

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):951-954. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1796

This case report describes a woman with macular telangiectasia type 2 without clinically detectable vasculopathy.

Invited Commentary

Can Ophthalmologists Achieve Better Blood Glucose Control in Their Diabetic Patients?

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):897-898. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.2258
JAMA Ophthalmology Clinical Challenge

Lower Eyelid Lesion

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):955-956. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.0711

An 11-month-old boy presented with a papule on his right lower eyelid that had doubled in size over 3 months and grew slightly on examination 1 month later. What Would You Do Next?

Bilateral Acute-Onset Vision Loss in a Previously Healthy Man

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):957-958. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1139

A 40-year-old previously healthy man was seen with acute-onset bilateral decreased vision and metamorphopsia of 1-day duration. What Would You Do Next?

Research Letter

Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Epidemic Adenoviral Keratoconjunctivitis

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):960-961. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1457

This case report describes magnetic resonance imaging findings in a patient with adenoviral keratoconjunctivitis.

En Face Optical Coherence Tomography of Outer Retinal Discontinuity and Fan-Shaped Serous Macular Detachment in Diabetic Macular Edema

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):961-963. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1485

This case report describes en face optical coherence tomographic imaging of serous macular detachment secondary to retinal microangiopathy in a patient with diabetic retinopathy and macular edema.

Observation

Self-induced Orbital Compression Injury: Saturday Night Retinopathy

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):963-965. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1114

Bilateral Choroidopathy and Serous Retinal Detachments During Ipilimumab Treatment for Cutaneous Melanoma

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):965-967. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1128

Apparent Usher Syndrome Caused by the Combination of BBS1-Associated Retinitis Pigmentosa and SLC26A4-Associated Deafness

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):967-968. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1463
Ophthalmic Images

Posterior Segment Findings in X-Linked Chronic Granulomatous Disease

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):e151149. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1149

This case report describes chorioretinal lesions in a patient with X-linked chronic granulomatous disease.

Vitreous Veils Associated With Congenital X-Linked Retinoschisis

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):e151155. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1155

This case report illustrates vitreous veils associated with congenital X-linked retinoschisis in a young boy.

Frontal Sinus Mucocele Diagnosed by Fundus Examination and B-Mode Ultrasonography

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):e151159. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1159

This case report discusses the evacuation of a frontal sinus mucocele via craniotomy in an adult man seen in the emergency department with pain over his left eye for several days.

Epiretinal Membrane Demonstrated by Optical Coherence Tomography in a Patient With Retinal Cavernous Hemangioma

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):e151163. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1163

This case report describes the use of optical coherence tomography to identify retinal cavernous hemangioma in an asymptomatic child.

Comment & Response

Postoperative Visual Acuity Should Be Reported in Studies of Binocular Summation

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):968-969. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.0939

Postoperative Visual Acuity Should Be Reported in Studies of Binocular Summation—Reply

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):969. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.0944

Contemplating the Diagnostic Certainty of Primary Iris Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):969-970. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1153

Contemplating the Diagnostic Certainty of Primary Iris Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma—Reply

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):970. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1167

Need for Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Pseudophakic Endophthalmitis

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):970-971. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1438

Need for Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Pseudophakic Endophthalmitis—Reply

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):971. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1506
Correction

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):971. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1840
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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(8):862. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.3733
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