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September 2017, Vol 135, No. 9, Pages 903-1008

In This Issue of JAMA Ophthalmology

Highlights

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):903. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.3752
Viewpoint

Adenoviral Conjunctivitis in Health Care Settings: Why Accurate Diagnosis and Infection Control Matter

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):905-906. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2835

This Viewpoint argues for the importance of accurately diagnosing adenoviral conjunctivitis in health care settings to prevent potential epidemic keratoconjunctivitis outbreaks.

The Solar Eclipse of 2017—A (Protected) View From the Path of Totality

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):907-908. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2936

This Viewpoint discusses the risk of solar retinopathy when viewing a solar eclipse without proper protection.

Original Investigation

Association of C-Reactive Protein Genetic Polymorphisms With Late Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):909-916. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2191

This pooled analysis assesses whether CRP single-nucleotide polymorphisms that influence circulating C-reactive protein concentrations are associated with late age-related macular degeneration.

YAG Laser Vitreolysis vs Sham YAG Vitreolysis for Symptomatic Vitreous Floaters: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):918-923. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2388

This randomized clinical trial evaluates YAG laser vitreolysis vs sham laser for symptomatic Weiss ring floaters from posterior vitreous detachment.

Vision-Related Functional Burden of Diabetic Retinopathy Across Severity Levels in the United States

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):926-932. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2553

This cross-sectional study assesses the functional burden of diabetic retinopathy across severity levels in the United States.

Comparison of Clinical Trial and Systematic Review Outcomes for the 4 Most Prevalent Eye Diseases

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):933-940. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2583

This study examines the most frequent outcomes used in trials and Cochrane reviews of prevalent eye diseases and the overlap between outcomes in the reviews and the trials included in the reviews.

Measurement of Gamma-Irradiated Corneal Patch Graft Thickness After Aqueous Drainage Device Surgery

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):941-946. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2628

This cross-sectional study examines changes in the thickness of gamma-irradiated sterile cornea patch grafts over time in patients with glaucoma.

Association of Maternal Preeclampsia With Infant Risk of Premature Birth and Retinopathy of Prematurity

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):947-953. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2697

This cohort study examines the association between maternal preeclampsia and the risk for infants to develop retinopathy of prematurity.

Trends in Visual Health Inequalities in Childhood Through Associations of Visual Function With Sex and Social Position Across 3 UK Birth Cohorts

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):954-961. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2812

This study investigates the distribution of childhood visual function in the UK United Kingdom and associations with early early-life social position between 1961 and 1986.

Association of Vision Loss With Cognition in Older Adults

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):963-970. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2838

This study evaluates the association of measured and self-reported visual impairment with cognition in older US adults.

Brief Report

Reported Complications Following Laser Vitreolysis

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):973-976. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2477

This case series analyzes complications following laser vitreolysis as voluntarily reported to the American Society of Retina Specialists Research and Safety in Therapeutics (ASRS ReST) Committee, an independent task force formed to monitor device-related and drug-related safety events.

Handheld Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography and Ultra–Wide-Field Optical Coherence Tomography in Retinopathy of Prematurity

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):977-981. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2481

This case series describes the use of a prototype handheld device to obtain ultra–wide-field optical coherence tomography and optical coherence tomography angiography images in neonates with retinopathy of prematurity.

Detection of Potentially Severe Retinopathy of Prematurity by Remote Image Grading

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):982-986. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2747

This cohort study in premature infants analyzes the accuracy of image grading through telemedicine in detection of retinopathy of prematurity compared with clinical examination.

Predictors of Corneal Perforation or Need for Therapeutic Keratoplasty in Severe Fungal Keratitis: A Secondary Analysis of the Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial II

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):987-991. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2914

This secondary analysis of the Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial II explores the development of corneal perforation and the need to undergo therapeutic penetrating keratoplasty among participants enrolled in the trial.

Invited Commentary

Association Between C-Reactive Protein and Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Les Liaisons Dangereuses

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):916-917. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2210

YAG Laser Vitreolysis—Is It as Clear as It Seems?

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):924-925. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.1683

The Promise and Potential of Pediatric Vision Data

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):961-962. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2824

Complex Relationships Between Vision and Cognition in Older People

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):971-972. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2843
Special Communication

Space Flight–Associated Neuro-ocular Syndrome

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):992-994. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2396

This Special Communication summarizes the clinical features of space flight–associated neuro-ocular syndrome and notes the need for additional studies of the syndrome.

JAMA Ophthalmology Clinical Challenge

Bilateral Retinal Problem in a Patient With Alport Syndrome

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):995-996. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.0036

A man in his late 20s with a history of Alport syndrome presented on referral for a bilateral retina problem after experiencing right-sided herpes zoster ophthalmicus. What would you do next?

A Woman With a Spot in Her Vision

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):997-998. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.0426

A 66-year-old white woman presented with a 2-month history of a “cloudy spot” in her left eye. What would you do next?

Circumscribed Iris Elevation in a Middle-Aged Woman

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):999-1000. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.0479

A woman in her 40s had a circumscribed elevation of her right iris and shooting pain responsive to artificial tears. What would you do next?

A Diver With Double Vision

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):1001-1002. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.0660

A 39-year-old man presented with double vision after scuba diving. Magnetic resonance imaging of the orbit showed a fusiform heterogeneous peripherally enhancing extraconal mass within the superior orbit on the right, resulting in proptosis with downward displacement of the right globe. What would you do next?

Research Letter

Retinal Oximetry Differences Between Optic Disc Collateral Vessels and New Vessels

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):1003-1004. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2624

This case series examines a noninvasive method of measuring and differentiating collateral and new vessels of the optic disc.

Comment & Response

Clarification on Using Ultrasonography to Detect Intracranial Pressure

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):1004-1005. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2597

Clarification on Using Ultrasonography to Detect Intracranial Pressure—Reply

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):1005. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2600

Medicare Billing and Reimbursement Differ for Women and Men in Ophthalmology

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):1005-1006. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2782

Medicare Billing and Reimbursement Differ for Women and Men in Ophthalmology—Reply

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):1006. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2785
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Misspelled Author Name

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):1006. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2573
Obituary

In Memoriam: Argye I. Hillis, PhD (July 27, 1933-April 29, 2017)

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):1007-1008. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2636
Ophthalmic Images

Iridoschisis in Angle-Closure Glaucoma Associated With Alkali Burn

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):e172313. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2313

This case report describes a woman in her early 30s who presented with severe bilateral chemical keratoconjunctivitis with perilimbal whitening after assault with an alkali substance.

Carotid Artery Stenosis Causing Choroidal Infarction

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):e172317. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2317

This case report describes a man in his 40s with an afferent pupillary defect, a faint white hue at the level of the choroid, and a retinal nerve fiber layer swelling superior-nasal to the fovea.

Neglected Intraocular Cysticercosis

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):e172487. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2487

An apparently healthy 23-year-old man presented with decreased vision in his left eye for 2 months. A diagnosis of submacular cysticercosis was made, and surgery was recommended.

Ptosis Masquerading as Progression of Severe Glaucoma

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):e172788. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2788

This case report describes a man in his early 50s with severe primary open-angle glaucoma and proliferative diabetic retinopathy in both eyes who presented with progressive superior visual field loss in both eyes.

Presumed Solar Retinopathy in Child With Juvenile Open-Angle Glaucoma

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):e172907. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.2907

This case report describes a 12-year-old girl with well-controlled, severe juvenile open-angle glaucoma who presented with blurred vision in both eyes.

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135(9):904. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2016.3753
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