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August 2017, Vol 135, No. 8, Pages 831-896

In This Issue of JAMA Ophthalmology

Highlights

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):831. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.3747
Viewpoint

Features Involved in the Healing Process of Macular Holes

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):833-834. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2207

This Viewpoint discusses the potential treatment options for macular holes.

Original Investigation

Journal Club

Age-Related Macular Degeneration in Patients With Chronic Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):835-843. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2011

This nationwide registry-based matched cohort study compares the risk of age-related macular degeneration in patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms and in matched controls from the general population.

Handheld In Vivo Reflectance Confocal Microscopy for the Diagnosis of Eyelid Margin and Conjunctival Tumors

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):845-851. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2019

This observational study evaluates the use of in vivo reflectance confocal microscopy for diagnosis in patients with conjunctival or eyelid margin neoformations.

Reduction of Rod and Cone Function in 6.5-Year-Old Children Born Extremely Preterm

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):854-861. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2069

This subcohort study of the Extremely Preterm Infants in Sweden Study compares retinal function via full-field electroretinography recordings in 6.5-year-old children born extremely preterm with that of children born at term.

Risk of Intraocular Bleeding With Novel Oral Anticoagulants Compared With Warfarin: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):864-870. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2199

This systematic review and meta-analysis of phase 3 randomized clinical trials characterizes the risk of intraocular bleeding with novel oral anticoagulants compared with warfarin.

Validation of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Retinopathy of Prematurity (CHOP ROP) Model

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):871-877. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2295

This secondary analysis of data from the Postnatal Growth and Retinopathy of Prematurity Study seeks to validate the CHOP ROP model in a multicenter cohort large enough to obtain a precise estimate of the model’s sensitivity for treatment-requiring retinopathy of prematurity.

Brief Report

Eye Health Knowledge and Eye Health Information Exposure Among Hispanic/Latino Individuals: Results From the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):878-882. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.1998

This study examines the association of sociodemographic, health, and behavioral factors with awareness of eye health and eye health information among Hispanic/Latino people.

Invited Commentary

Probing the Role of Inflammation in Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):843-844. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2008

Evolving Technologies for Lid and Ocular Surface Neoplasias: Is Optical Biopsy a Reality?

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):852-853. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2009

Electroretinographic Responses in the Smallest Eyes

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):862-863. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2195
JAMA Ophthalmology Clinical Challenge

Conjunctival Lesion in a Patient With Ocular Graft-vs-Host Disease

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):883-884. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5483

A 67-year-old man presented with intermittent ocular irritation, discharge, and blurry vision in his left eye. Examination of the left eye revealed eyelid margin hyperemia, an apparent soft tissue lesion on the palpebral conjunctiva of the left lower eyelid, inferior bulbar conjunctival injection, and a small paracentral anterior stromal scar. What would you do next?

Enlarging Orbital Mass in a Previously Healthy Man

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):885-886. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5641

A man in his 40s presents with a 6-month history of his left eye gradually bulging out, binocular diplopia, and a minimally enhancing soft tissue mass in the superotemporal left orbit. What would you do next?

Acute Vision Loss and Bilateral Macular Lesions

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):887-888. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5698

A 59-year-old man presents with a 2-week history of acute-onset, progressively worsening decreased vision and central scotomas in both eyes. What is your diagnosis?

Chorioretinal Lesions and Symptoms of Elevated Intracranial Pressure

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):889-890. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.5829

A man in his 40s presented with a 3-week history of intermittent facial tingling, pulsatile tinnitus, acute-onset worsening blurry vision, altered color perception, and paracentral scotomas in both eyes. Dilated fundus examination revealed mild optic disc edema and hyperemia along with large, pale-yellowish, placoid lesions within the macula of both eyes. What would you do next?

Observation

Pembrolizumab for Recurrent Conjunctival Melanoma

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):891-892. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2279

This case report describes a man in his 60s with recurrent conjunctival melanoma of the right eye that was treated 18 months earlier with wide surgical excision and cryotherapy.

Comment & Response

Chemical Ocular Burn Epidemiology—Dealing With Missing Values

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):892-893. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.1842

Chemical Ocular Burn Epidemiology—Dealing with Missing Values—Reply

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):893. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.1849

Data Sparsity in Study on Human Leukocyte Antigen Class I Genes Associated With Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Severe Ocular Complications

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):893-894. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2286

Data Sparsity in Study on Human Leukocyte Antigen Class I Genes Associated With Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Severe Ocular Complications—Reply

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):894-895. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2289

Using Rho Kinase Inhibitors for Retinal Detachment

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):895. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2276

Using Rho Kinase Inhibitors for Retinal Detachment—Reply

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):895-896. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2283
Ophthalmic Images

Subretinal Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy Band With Apparent Splitting of the Photoreceptor Segments

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):e171436. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.1436

This case report describes a woman in her 60s who presented with a chronic macular-off retinal detachment related to proliferative vitreoretinopathy grade C in the right eye.

Pediatric Anterior Pyramidal Polar Cataract

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):e171441. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.1441

This case report describes an infant girl who presented with bilateral 1-mm anterior polar cataracts.

Double Descemet Membrane

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):e171449. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.1449

This case report describes a man in his early 80s who presented with a clear corneal graft with a retocorneal membrane that could be traced up to the graft-host junction.

‘‘Candle Wax Dripping’’ Lesions in Sarcoidosis

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):e171845. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.1845

This case report describes a woman in her 20s who presented with a 2-week history of blurred vision in both eyes and a bilateral afferent pupillary defect.

JAMA Ophthalmology Masthead

JAMA Ophthalmology

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(8):832. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.3748
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