Top 10 RETINA Articles

Yoshihiro Yonekawa, MD
Mass Eye & Ear / Boston Children’s
RETINA Roundup Editor

This week we are counting down the top 10 electronically accessed papers in RETINA. The following is a ranking of papers published in any year in RETINA, and accessed electronically via OVID or the journal website in 2017.


The list is an eclectic group of original scientific papers and reviews that span a wide spectrum of diseases and disciplines. The hyperlinks will take you to the journal’s website for the abstracts, and many of the papers have open access full texts available as well.

Congratulations to the authors of these great pieces of work:

#10: Alejandra Daruich; Alexandre Matet; Laetitia Marchionno; Jean-Dominique De Azevedo; Aude Ambresin; Irmela Mantel; Francine Behar-Cohen. Acute Central Serous Chorioretinopathy: Factors Influencing Episode Duration. RETINA 2017;37(10):1905-1915.

#9: Birgit Lorenz; Knut Stieger; Melanie Jäger; Christine Mais; Susann Stieger; Monika Andrassi-Darida. Retinal Vascular Development with 0.312 mg Intravitreal Bevacizumab to Treat Severe Posterior Retinopathy OF Prematurity: A Longitudinal Fluorescein Angiographic Study. RETINA 2017;37(1):97-111.

#8: Kunal K. Dansingani; Chandrakumar Balaratnasingam; Jonathan Naysan; K. Bailey Freund. En Face Imaging of Pachychoroid Spectrum Disorders with Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography. RETINA 2016 Mar;36(3):499-516.

#7: Richard F. Spaide. Choroidal Neovascularization. RETINA 2017;37(4):609-610.

#6: Fernando J. D. Novelli; Rony C. Preti; Mario L. R. Monteiro; Mario J. Nóbrega; Walter Y. Takahashi. A New Method of Subretinal Injection of Tissue Plasminogen Activator and Air in Patients With Submacular Hemorrhage. RETINA 2017;37(8):1607-1611.

#5: Adrian Koh; Won Ki Lee; Lee-Jen Chen; Shih-Jen Chen; Yehia Hashad; Hakyoung Kim; Timothy Y. Lai; Stefan Pilz; Paisan Ruamviboonsuk; Erika Tokaji; Annemarie Weisberger; Tock H. Lim. EVEREST Study: Efficacy and Safety of Verteporfin Photodynamic Therapy in Combination with Ranibizumab or Alone Versus Ranibizumab Monotherapy in Patients with Symptomatic Macular Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy. RETINA 2012;32(8):1453-1464.

#4: Clement K. Chan; Jason N. Crosson; Calvin E. Mein; Noha Daher. Pneumatic Vitreolysis for Relief of Vitreomacular Traction. RETINA 2017;37(10):1820-1831.

#3: SriniVas R. Sadda; Usha Chakravarthy; David G. Birch; Giovanni Staurenghi; Erin C. Henry; Christopher Brittain. Clinical Endpoints for the Study of Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration. RETINA 2016;36(10):1806-1822.

#2: Hyewon Chung; Suk Ho Byeon; K. Bailey Freund. Focal Choroidal Excavation and its Association with Pachychoroid Spectrum Disorders: A Review of the Literature and Multimodal Imaging Findings. RETINA 2017;37(2):199-221.

#1: David S. Boyer; Ursula Schmidt-Erfurth; Menno van Lookeren Campagne; Erin C. Henry; Christopher Brittain. The Pathophysiology of Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration and the Complement Pathway as a Therapeutic Target. RETINA 2017;37(5):819-835.