American Academy of Optometry

Healio brings you the highlights from American Academy of Optometry. Refer back to this page often for the latest news, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
Meeting News

Home version of VR software for lazy eye released

January 18, 2017
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Vivid Vision Home is now available through more than 50 eye care clinics, and the company has plans to expand into additional…
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Heated Eye Pad available for MGD, dry eye, blepharitis

January 16, 2017
ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Heated Eye Pad from Digital Heat Corp. is “like putting on a pair of eyeglasses, as it conforms to the eyelids with…
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OCTA useful for early detection in diabetic retinopathy

January 9, 2017
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Optical coherence tomography angiography detected microaneurysms that were not seen in fundus photography, according to…
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Most survey respondents reluctant to purchase eye wear online

January 6, 2017
ANAHEIM, Calif. – A survey conducted among Canadian residents indicated a strong sense of loyalty to practitioners and concern over ethics of…
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Meibomian gland atrophy in upper lids less evident

December 16, 2016
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Researchers found a significant difference in meibomian glands of the upper eyelids when compared to the lower eyelids…
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Survey: Most practitioners do not screen for MGD

December 14, 2016
ANAHEIM, Calif. – An online survey showed that a majority of practitioners do not screen for meibomian gland dysfunction during regular eye…
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Digital device use intensity affects toric lens comfort

December 14, 2016
ANAHEIM, Calif. – “For toric lens wearers, visual performance is critical, since nearly half of all patients wearing toric contact lenses…
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OrCam device provides artificial vision

December 13, 2016
ANAHEIM, Calif. – OrCam Technologies announced the availability of a wearable assistive technology solution for people who are blind, visually…
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Color contact lens wearers report high satisfaction

December 5, 2016
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Patients wearing lotrafilcon B color contact lens reported high levels of satisfaction with emotional benefits such as…
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Patients report 30 days of comfort with lotrafilcon B lenses

December 5, 2016
ANAHEIM, Calif. –Researchers found that patients wearing lotrafilcon B lenses experienced consistent comfort throughout the month, as recorded…
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