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Where ophthalmologists, other physicians, patients and the public can view articles written by ophthalmologists covering the vast spectrum of eye disease, diagnosis and treatment. Any qualified ophthalmologist or ophthalmologist in training is invited to contribute content to the wiki.

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Featured Article for July 15, 2018

Familial Exudative Vitreoretinopathy (FEVR)

Familial Exudative Vitreoretinopathy (FEVR) defines a group of inherited diseases with abnormal retinal angiogenesis leading to incomplete vascularization of the peripheral retina. It can be inherited in an autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, or X-linked recessive fashion. Similar to retinopathy of prematurity, this retinal ischemia may lead to secondary neovascularization causing traction, exudation, retinal folds, retinal detachment, foveal displacement, and retinal dysplasia.

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EyeWiki Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief 
Marcus Marcet, M.D.
Deputy Editor-in-Chief 
Penny Asbell, M.D.

Section Lead Editors

Cataract/Anterior Segment  
Alpa S. Patel, M.D.
Cornea/External Disease  
Maria A. Woodward, MD
Glaucoma  
Ahmad A. Aref, MD
Neuro-ophthalmology/Orbit  
Andrew Go Lee, MD
Oculoplastics/Orbit  
Cat Nguyen Burkat, MD FACS
Oncology/Pathology  
Todd Mondzelewski, MD
Pediatric Ophthalmology/Strabismus  
Monte A Del Monte, MD
Refractive Management/Intervention  
Majid Moshirfar, M.D.
Retina/Vitreous  
Jennifer I Lim MD
Uveitis  
Russell W. Read, MD, PhD