American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting

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

Meeting News

Luminate shows potential in dry AMD

November 15, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Risuteganib showed potential for the treatment of intermediate dry age-related macular degeneration, according to study results…
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Biologics may be useful for ocular inflammation

November 14, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Only adalimumab is FDA-approved for the treatment of noninfectious intermediate and posterior uveitis and panuveitis; however…
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Test combining fundus, OCT imaging improves AMD diagnosis

November 13, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — A screening strategy combining fundus and OCT imaging improved the accuracy of age-related macular degeneration classification…
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CLS-TA improves visual acuity in patients with uveitis

November 12, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Nearly half of patients with noninfectious uveitis treated with suprachoroidal CLS-TA gained three or more lines of visual…
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VIDEO: Gene therapy for wet AMD ‘on the horizon’

November 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — In the OPTIC trial, patients with wet age-related macular degeneration who were treated with ADVM-022, an intravitreal gene…
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VIDEO: Norlase unveils new Leaf laser

November 10, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Oliver Hvidt, CEO and co-founder of Norlase, discusses the company’s…
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VIDEO: Education essential for developing cross-linking capability in rural practices

November 9, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Vance Thompson, MD, discusses how to prepare rural practices to develop and…
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Nortriptyline ‘good candidate’ for frontline neuropathic corneal pain treatment

November 8, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — The tricyclic antidepressant nortriptyline was “relatively safe” and significantly improved symptoms of neuropathic…
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VIDEO: Preoperative treatment controls dry eye in cataract patients

November 7, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, John A. Hovanesian, MD, discusses his presentation showing improvement in dry…
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VIDEO: Single-pass four-throw pupilloplasty minimizes manipulation of iris tissue

November 7, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Priya Narang, MS, discusses the efficacy and simplicity of the single-pass…

Meeting Calendar

AAO Annual Meeting

October 12, 2019 - October 15, 2019