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Literature Commentary.

Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology: September 2016
doi: 10.1097/WNO.0000000000000435
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In this issue of the Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, M. Tariq Bhatti, MD and Mark Moster, MD discuss the following 6 articles:

1. Feuer WJ, Schiffman JC, Davis JL, Porciatti V, Gonzalez P, Koilkonda RD, Yuan H, Lalwani A, Lam BL, Guy J. Gene therapy for Leber hereditary optic neuropathy: initial results. Ophthalmology. 2016;123:558-570.

2. Raftopoulos R, Hickman SJ, Toosy A, Sharrack B, Mallik S, Paling D, Altmann DR, Yiannakas MC, Malladi P, Sheridan R, Sarrigiannis PG, Hoggard N, Koltzenburg M, Gandini Wheeler-Kingshott CA, Schmierer K, Giovannoni G, Miller DH, Kapoor R. Phenytoin for neuroprotection in patients with acute optic neuritis: a randomised, placebo-controlled, phase 2 trial. Lancet Neurol. 2016;15:259-269.

3. Guo Y, Johnson MA, Mehrabian Z, Mishra MK, Kannan R, Miller NR, Bernstein SL. Dendrimers target the ischemic lesion in rodent and primate models of nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy. PLoS One. 2016;11:e0154437.

4. Liguori C, Palmieri MG, Pierantozzi M, Cesareo M, Romigi A, Izzi F, Marciani MG, Oliva C, Mercuri NB, Placidi F. Optic nerve dysfunction in obstructive sleep apnea: an electrophysiological study. SLEEP. 2016;39:19-23.

5. Eraslan M, Cerman E, Yildiz Balci S, Celiker H, Sahin O, Temel A, Suer D, Tuncer Elmaci N. The choroid and lamina cribrosa is affected in patients with Parkinson's disease: enhanced depth imaging optical coherence tomography study. Acta Ophthalmol. 2016;94:e68-e75.

6. Kleiter I, Gahlen A, Borisow N, Fischer K, Wernecke KD, Wegner B, Hellwig K, Pache F, Ruprecht K, Havla J, Krumbholz M, Kumpfel T, Aktas O, Hartung HP, Ringelstein M, Geis C, Kleinschnitz C, Berthele A, Hemmer B, Angstwurm K, Stellmann JP, Schuster S, Stangel M, Lauda F, Tumani H, Mayer C, Zeltner L, Ziemann U, Linker R, Schwab M, Marziniak M, Then Bergh F, Hofstadt-van Oy U, Neuhaus O, Winkelmann A, Marouf W, Faiss J, Wildemann B, Paul F, Jarius S, Trebst C; Neuromyelitis Optica Study Group. Neuromyelitis optica: evaluation of 871 attacks and 1,153 treatment courses. Ann Neurol. 2016;79:206-216.

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