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March 2018, Vol 136, No. 3, Pages 229-304

In This Issue of JAMA Ophthalmology

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(3):229. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.3713
Original Investigation

A Revised Estimate of Costs Associated With Routine Preoperative Testing in Medicare Cataract Patients With a Procedure-Specific Indicator

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(3):231-238. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.6372

This cross-sectional study used a data set on Medicare beneficiaries receiving cataract surgery to identify all routine preoperative testing that takes place after the decision is made to operate.

Prevalence and Causes of Unilateral Vision Impairment and Unilateral Blindness in Australia: The National Eye Health Survey

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(3):240-248. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.6457

This cross-sectional population-based survey determines the prevalence and causes of unilateral vision impairment and unilateral blindness in indigenous and nonindigenous Australians.

Ultrasonography Assessments of Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter as a Noninvasive and Dynamic Method of Detecting Changes in Intracranial Pressure

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(3):250-256. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.6560

This study assesses ultrasonography as a means to measure the optic nerve sheath diameter and intracranial pressure in patients with elevated intracranial pressure.

Persistent Macular Thickening Following Intravitreous Aflibercept, Bevacizumab, or Ranibizumab for Central-Involved Diabetic Macular Edema With Vision Impairment: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(3):257-269. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.6565

This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial assesses outcomes of diabetic macular edema persisting at least 24 weeks after randomization to treatment with 2.0-mg aflibercept, 1.25-mg bevacizumab, or 0.3-mg ranibizumab.

Association of Retinopathy of Prematurity With Low Levels of Arachidonic Acid: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(3):271-277. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.6658

This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial examines the predicted risk of retinopathy of prematurity from the levels of circulating ω-3 and ω-6 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in neonates.

Association of Contact Lens Adherence With Visual Outcome in the Infant Aphakia Treatment Study: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(3):279-285. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.6691

This secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial evaluates the authors evaluate contact lens adherence and its association with visual outcome in a cohort of children treated for unilateral cataract surgery.

Brief Report

Repeatability and Agreement of Visual Acuity Using the ETDRS Number Chart, Landolt C Chart, or ETDRS Alphabet Chart in Eyes With or Without Sight-Threatening Diseases

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(3):286-290. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.6290

This cross-sectional study evaluates the repeatability and agreement of best-corrected visual acuity using the Early Treatment Diabetic Retinopathy Study number chart or Landolt C chart compared with the Early Treatment Diabetic Retinopathy Study alphabet chart in healthy and diseased eyes.

Comparative Evaluation of Clinical Methods of Tear Film Stability Assessment: A Randomized Crossover Trial

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(3):291-294. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.6489

This randomized crossover trial compares the discriminative ability of an automated noninvasive keratograph corneal topographer technique vs the fluorescein method to detect dry eye.

Invited Commentary

Preoperative Evaluations for Cataract Surgery Are Routine but Anachronistic

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(3):239. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.6278

Reducing the Burden of Unilateral Vision Impairment and Blindness in Australia

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(3):248-249. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.6464

Anti–Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Therapy in Diabetic Macular Edema: Does Flavor Matter?

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(3):269-270. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.6559

The Prematurity of Recommending Particular Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Supplements for Retinopathy of Prematurity

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(3):277-278. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.6657
Editor's Note

Correlation Between Noninvasive Ultrasonography and Dynamically Monitored Intracranial Pressure

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(3):256. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.6558
JAMA Ophthalmology Clinical Challenge

Intraorbital Bullet

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(3):295-296. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.4050

A 45-year-old man presents with a .22-caliber bullet in his right orbit. What would you do next?

Acute Monocular Vision Loss in a Young Adult

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(3):297-298. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.4068

A woman in her 20s presented with blurry vision in the left eye, which also had tortuosity and dilation of all branches of the retinal vein, disc edema, scattered intraretinal hemorrhages, and nasal macula nerve fiber layer infarcts. What would you do next?

A Painful Red Eye

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(3):299-300. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.4167

A 63-year-old man with a history of cigarette use and alcohol dependence presented with several weeks of left eye pain and redness. What would you do next?

White Retinal Lesions in a Patient With Leukemia

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(3):301-302. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.4333

A 25-year-old man with acute lymphoblastic leukemia presented with blurry vision in the left eye for 24 hours and gradually worsening floaters for 1 week. What would you do next?

Comment & Response

Low-Dose Atropine for Myopia Control: Considering All the Data

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(3):303. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.6638

Low-Dose Atropine for Myopia Control—Reply

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(3):303-304. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.6641
Ophthalmic Images

Corneal Perforation With Iris Plugging

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(3):e180081. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.0081

This case report describes a man in his early 50s with chronic left dacryocystitis who presented with decreased vision in the left eye.

Cutaneous Melanoma Metastatic to Anterior Lens Capsule

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(3):e180095. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.0095

This case report describes a 71-year-old man with psoriatic arthritis and stage IV cutaneous melanoma who presented with iritis in the right eye.

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018;136(3):230. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2017.3714
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