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  1. Ocular toxoplasmosis is one of the most common causes of intraocular inflammation and posterior uveitis in immunocompetent patients. This paper aims to investigate swept-source optical coherence tomography ang...

    Authors: João Rafael de Oliveira Dias, Camila Campelo, Eduardo Amorim Novais, Gabriel Costa de Andrade, Paula Marinho, Yusláy Fernández Zamora, Luciana Finamor Peixoto, Maurício Maia, Heloísa Nascimento and Rubens Belfort Jr.

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2020 6:30

    Content type: Original article

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  2. Diabetic macular edema (DME) is the leading cause of visual loss in patients with diabetic retinopathy. There has been a paradigm shift in the treatment of DME since the advent of anti-vascular endothelial gro...

    Authors: Mohammad Ali Sadiq, Muhammad Sohail Halim, Muhammad Hassan, Neil Onghanseng, Irmak Karaca, Aniruddha Agarwal, Rubbia Afridi, Yasir J. Sepah, Diana V. Do and Quan Dong Nguyen

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2020 6:29

    Content type: Review

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  3. The pathogenesis of partial-thickness macular defects and the role of Müller glial cells in the development of such defects are not well understood. We document the morphological characteristics of various typ...

    Authors: Andreas Bringmann, Jan Darius Unterlauft, Renate Wiedemann, Matus Rehak and Peter Wiedemann

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2020 6:28

    Content type: Original article

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  4. To compare and assess the efficacy of three surgical methods for the treatment of acute submacular hemorrhage (ASH): pneumatic displacement with C2F6, in combination with intravitreal injection of bevacizumab ...

    Authors: Carsten Grohmann, Spyridon Dimopoulos, Karl Ulrich Bartz-Schmidt, Philipp Schindler, Toam Katz, Martin S. Spitzer and Christos Skevas

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2020 6:27

    Content type: Original article

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  5. Many factors can influence the functional outcomes of macular hole surgery and some studies have tried to describe anatomical features that could predict successful treatment. The purpose of this study is to d...

    Authors: Oswaldo Ferreira Moura Brasil, Mariana Kawamuro, Denise Pardini Marinho, Bruna Trench Maia, Murilo Ubukata Polizelli, Gabriel Pipolo, Natalia Trench Maia, Rodrigo Dompieri, Natasha Ferreira Santos da Cruz and Mauricio Maia

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2020 6:25

    Content type: Original article

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  6. Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a leading cause of blindness due to diabetic macular edema (DME) or complications of proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR). Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a noninvasive i...

    Authors: Sara Vaz-Pereira, Tiago Morais-Sarmento and Raquel Esteves Marques

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2020 6:26

    Content type: Review

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  7. Unused or rarely used instruments in standard surgical trays can unnecessarily increase costs. Prior studies have demonstrated the practicality and cost savings of reduced instrument tray sizes in various subs...

    Authors: Jacob D. Grodsky, Christos N. Theophanous, Sidney A. Schechet, Peter B. Veldman and Seenu M. Hariprasad

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2020 6:12

    Content type: Original article

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  8. Intravitreal cytokine levels and differences in the severity of postoperative inflammation in patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) were compared between subjects treated with pan-retinal phot...

    Authors: Yukihiko Suzuki, Kobu Adachi, Natsuki Maeda, Reiko Tanabu, Takashi Kudo and Mitsuru Nakazawa

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2020 6:24

    Content type: Original article

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  9. To compare the anatomical and visual outcomes in eyes with persistent diabetic macular edema (DME) after initial anti-VEGF therapy that were retreated continuously with the same anti-VEGF drug versus those tha...

    Authors: Osama A. Sorour, Keke Liu, Nihaal Mehta, Phillip Braun, Isaac Gendelman, Elsayed Nassar, Caroline R. Baumal, Andre J. Witkin, Jay S. Duker and Nadia K. Waheed

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2020 6:17

    Content type: Original article

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  10. Vitamin A deficiency is rare in the United States and can be missed in patients with malabsorption syndromes without a high dose of suspicion. Ocular complications of hypovitaminosis A include xerosis and nyct...

    Authors: Meghan K. Berkenstock, Charles J. Castoro and Andrew R. Carey

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2020 6:23

    Content type: Case report

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  11. To evaluate the outcomes of subthreshold nanosecond laser treatment of chronic central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC) as a function of the severity of concomitant of retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) defects.

    Authors: Hakan Kaymak, Saskia Funk, Andreas Fricke, Roxana Fulga, Karsten Klabe, Berthold Seitz, Achim Langenbucher and Hartmut Schwahn

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2020 6:11

    Content type: Original article

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  12. Optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) is a non-invasive tool for imaging and quantifying the retinal and choroidal vasculature as well as perfusion state in healthy eyes. Choroidal perfusion is subje...

    Authors: Felix Rommel, Matthias Rothe, Maximilian Kurz, Michelle Prasuhn, Salvatore Grisanti and Mahdy Ranjbar

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2020 6:22

    Content type: Original article

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  13. The cases discussed highlight the atypical presentation and diagnostic dilemmas of toxoplasmosis with fulminant retinal necrosis and the potentially devastating visual outcomes of toxoplasma chorioretinitis fo...

    Authors: Jason N. Crosson, Sanjana Kuthyar, Jessica G. Shantha, Matthew R. Debiec, Philip W. Laird, Cindy S. Hwang, Hans E. Grossniklaus and Steven Yeh

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2020 6:21

    Content type: Case report

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  14. We summarize the most important findings presented at the 2020 angiogenesis, exudation and degeneration symposium in five topic areas: (1) epidemiology of retinal vascular disease and macular degeneration; (2)...

    Authors: Carmen A. Puliafito and Charles C. Wykoff

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2020 6:18

    Content type: Commentary

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  15. To evaluate the change in best corrected visual acuity (VA) and central macular thickness (CMT) following treatment with intravitreal aflibercept (AFL) in patients poorly responders or non responders to ranibi...

    Authors: Luciana de Sá Quirino-Makarczyk, Maria de Fátima Sainz Ugarte, Bruna Viana Vieira, Sérgio Kniggendorf and Caio Vinicius Saito Regatieri

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2020 6:9

    Content type: Original article

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  16. Epiretinal membranes (ERMs) have been reported after pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD). Peeling of the internal limiting membrane (ILM) can prevent post-PPV ERM formation ...

    Authors: Mohamed Esmail Abdullah, Hossam Eldeen Mohammad Moharram, Ahmed Shawkat Abdelhalim, Khaled Mohamed Mourad and Mohamed Farouk Abdelkader

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2020 6:8

    Content type: Original article

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  17. Microperimetry (MP) allows for measurement of retinal sensitivity at precise locations and is now commonly employed as a clinical trial endpoint. Test–retest reliability is important when evaluating treatment ...

    Authors: A. Yasin Alibhai, Nihaal Mehta, Sheila Hickson-Curran, Carlos Moreira-Neto, Emily S. Levine, Elias Reichel, Jay S. Duker and Nadia K. Waheed

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2020 6:16

    Content type: Original article

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  18. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic, autoimmune and multisystemic disease. Recent studies with functional and structural magnetic resonance imaging and cognitive tests report an unexpectedly high f...

    Authors: Arnaldo Dias-Santos, Joana Tavares Ferreira, Sofia Pinheiro, João Paulo Cunha, Marta Alves, Ana L. Papoila, Maria Francisca Moraes-Fontes and Rui Proença

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2020 6:15

    Content type: Original article

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  19. Multiple surgical techniques exist for the repair of rhegmatogenous retinal detachments (RRD). Suprachoroidal buckling (SCB), consisting of injecting viscoelastic material in the suprachoroidal space to allow ...

    Authors: Fares Antaki, Ali Dirani, Marina Ravagnani Ciongoli, David H. W. Steel and Flavio Rezende

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2020 6:10

    Content type: Original article

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  20. The authors report two cases of the scleral buckles intrusion and erosion that presented many years after primary surgery with vitreous haemorrhage in one of them. Although the erosion/intrusion of a silicone ...

    Authors: Mohammad Zarei, Alireza Mahmoudi, Abdollah Hadi and Hamid Riazi-Esfahani

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2020 6:7

    Content type: Case report

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  21. The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between diabetic retinopathy (DR) severity and macular choriocapillaris (CC) flow deficit percentage (FD %) in different macular regions using swept...

    Authors: Isaac Gendelman, A. Yasin Alibhai, Eric M. Moult, Emily S. Levine, Phillip X. Braun, Nihaal Mehta, Yi Zhao, Akihiro Ishibazawa, Osama A. Sorour, Caroline R. Baumal, Andre J. Witkin, Elias Reichel, James G. Fujimoto, Jay S. Duker and Nadia K. Waheed

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2020 6:6

    Content type: Original article

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  22. Large, chronic full thickness macular holes which failed previous treatments are difficult to manage and even left untreated due to poor prognosis. A retrospective review of consecutive cases with chronic (at ...

    Authors: Nicholas S. K. Fung, Anthony K. H. Mak, Rachel Yiu, Ian Y. H. Wong and Wai Ching Lam

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2020 6:3

    Content type: Original article

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  23. To study the automated segmentation of retinal layers using spectral domain optical coherence tomography (OCT) and the impact of manual correction over segmentation mistakes.

    Authors: Alexandre Gomes Bortoloti de Azevedo, Guilherme Eiichi da Silva Takitani, Bruno Rebello Godoy, Bruna Ferraço Marianelli, Vinicius Saraiva, Ivan Maynart Tavares and Luiz Roisman

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2020 6:4

    Content type: Original article

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  24. To evaluate the safety and efficacy of intravitreal ziv-aflibercept (IVZ) in the management of vitreous hemorrhage (VH) in eyes with previously lasered proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR).

    Authors: Ahmad M. Mansour, Mohammed Ashraf, Khalil M. El Jawhari, Michel Farah, Ahmed Souka, Chintan Sarvaiya, Sumit Randhir Singh, Alay Banker and Jay Chhablani

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2020 6:2

    Content type: Review

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  25. Eye surgery, specifically retinal micro-surgery involves sensory and motor skill that approaches human boundaries and physiological limits for steadiness, accuracy, and the ability to detect the small forces i...

    Authors: Müller G. Urias, Niravkumar Patel, Changyan He, Ali Ebrahimi, Ji Woong Kim, Iulian Iordachita and Peter L. Gehlbach

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2019 5:52

    Content type: Commentary

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  26. The ETDRS stereoscopic seven-field (7F) has been a standard imaging and grading protocol for assessment of diabetic retinopathy (DR) severity score in many clinical trials. To the best of our knowledge, the co...

    Authors: Nam V. Nguyen, Erin M. Vigil, Muhammad Hassan, Muhammad S. Halim, Sean C. Baluyot, Hugo A. Guzman, Rubbia Afridi, Diana V. Do and Yasir J. Sepah

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2019 5:51

    Content type: Original article

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  27. The objective of this study is to report the incidence of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) outliers that fall outside the screening guidelines of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) in our country.

    Authors: Juan Carlos Romo-Aguas, Ana González-H.León, Miroslava Paolah Meraz-Gutiérrez and María A. Martínez-Castellanos

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2019 5(Suppl 1):53

    Content type: Review

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  28. Antimicrobials may be injected into silicone oil-filled eyes with endophthalmitis, but the interaction with oil is unclear. The purpose of the experiment is to determine whether vancomycin, amikacin, and ampho...

    Authors: Ella H. Leung and J. Timothy Stout

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2019 5:50

    Content type: Original article

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  29. Wide-field imaging plays an increasingly important role in ocular oncology clinics. The purpose of this review is to describe the commonly used wide-field imaging devices and review conditions seen in ocular o...

    Authors: Natalia F. Callaway and Prithvi Mruthyunjaya

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2019 5(Suppl 1):49

    Content type: Review

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  30. Retinoschisis and retinal detachment are distinguished based on features in clinical examination. Even to skilled examiners, some cases may be diagnostic challenges. Infrared and wide-angle infrared reflectanc...

    Authors: Himanshu K. Banda, Anjali Shah and Gaurav K. Shah

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2019 5(Suppl 1):42

    Content type: Review

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  31. Wide-field imaging is a newer retinal imaging technology, capturing up to 200 degrees of the retina in a single photograph. Individuals with sickle cell retinopathy commonly exhibit peripheral retinal ischemia...

    Authors: Marguerite O. Linz and Adrienne W. Scott

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2019 5(Suppl 1):27

    Content type: Review

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  32. To describe the peripheral retinal findings associated with systemic medication toxicity and to outline the importance of ultra-widefield imaging in the detection, analysis and monitoring of these abnormalities.

    Authors: Giulia Corradetti, Sara Violanti, Adrian Au and David Sarraf

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2019 5(Suppl 1):26

    Content type: Review

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  33. Inherited retinal degeneration (IRD) refers to a heterogenous group of progressive diseases that cause death of photoreceptor cells and subsequent vision loss. These diseases often affect the peripheral retina...

    Authors: Akio Oishi, Manabu Miyata, Shogo Numa, Yuki Otsuka, Maho Oishi and Akitaka Tsujikawa

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2019 5(Suppl 1):23

    Content type: Review

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  34. Pediatric retinal disorders, although uncommon, can be challenging to assess in the clinic setting and often requires an exam under anesthesia. The purpose of our study was to evaluate the use of ultra-wide fi...

    Authors: Nikisha Kothari, Stacy Pineles, David Sarraf, Federico Velez, Gad Heilweil, Gary Holland, Colin A. McCannel, Tania Onclinx, Tara A. McCannel, SriniVas R. Sadda, Steven D. Schwartz and Irena Tsui

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2019 5(Suppl 1):21

    Content type: Case report

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  35. Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is one of the leading causes of vision loss worldwide. For decades, 7-field 30-degree fundus imaging has been the gold standard for DR classification. The aim of this review article i...

    Authors: T. Y. Alvin Liu and J. Fernando Arevalo

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2019 5(Suppl 1):20

    Content type: Review

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  36. Retinal vein occlusion (RVO) is the second most common retinal vascular disease after diabetic retinopathy. It can result in significant visual loss from complications like macula edema, retinal and iris neova...

    Authors: Colin S. Tan, Kelvin Z. Li and SriniVas R. Sadda

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2019 5(Suppl 1):18

    Content type: Review

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 5 Supplement 1

  37. Sub-macular hemorrhage (SMH) is a hematic collection between the neurosensory retina and the retinal pigment epithelium; one of its causes is ocular blunt trauma, that usually affects young patients. Persistin...

    Authors: Giamberto Casini, Pasquale Loiudice, Martina Menchini, Francesco Sartini, Stefano De Cillà, Michele Figus and Marco Nardi

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2019 5:48

    Content type: Review

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  38. Optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) enables detailed, non-invasive assessment of ocular vasculature. This study uses OCTA imaging to evaluate choriocapillaris and retinal capillary perfusion densit...

    Authors: Felipe F. Conti, Weilin Song, Eduardo B. Rodrigues and Rishi P. Singh

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2019 5:41

    Content type: Original article

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  39. To evaluate the epidemiology of endophthalmitis cases related to ocular trauma, including visual acuity during and 1 year after trauma, source of trauma and method of treatment.

    Authors: Luis Filipe Nakayama, Vinicius Campos Bergamo and Nilva Simeren Bueno de Moraes

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2019 5:43

    Content type: Original article

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  40. Reduced retinal vascular oxygen (O2) content causes tissue hypoxia and may lead to development of vision-threatening pathologies. Since increased vessel tortuosity is an early sign for some hypoxia-implicated ret...

    Authors: Maziyar M. Khansari, Sarah L. Garvey, Shayan Farzad, Yonggang Shi and Mahnaz Shahidi

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2019 5:47

    Content type: Original article

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  41. The present study was undertaken to assess the resistive index (RI) of central retinal artery (CRA) as a bioimaging biomarker for the severity of diabetic retinopathy (DR), for the first time.

    Authors: Manila Khatri, Sandeep Saxena, Manoj Kumar, Apjit Kaur Chabbra, Shashi K. Bhasker, Ece Isin Akduman, Hang Pham and Levent Akduman

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2019 5:38

    Content type: Original article

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  42. Vitamin D is a multi-functional fat-soluble metabolite essential for a vast number of physiological processes. Non-classical functions are gaining attention because of the close association of vitamin D defici...

    Authors: Gauhar Nadri, Sandeep Saxena, Abbas Ali Mahdi, Apjit Kaur, Md. Kaleem Ahmad, Pragati Garg and Carsten H. Meyer

    Citation: International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2019 5:31

    Content type: Original article

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