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

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…
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OpRegen subretinal transplantation appears well-tolerated in dry AMD

November 7, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — OpRegen, a human embryonic stem cell-derived retinal pigment epithelial cell therapy transplanted subretinally, appeared…
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VIDEO: Combining IC-8 with bifocal refractive multifocal lenses

November 6, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Gerd Auffarth, MD, PhD, FEBO, discusses his poster presentation on the…
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Expert discusses anti-inflammatory agents for atopic, vernal conjunctivitis

November 6, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Stephen Pflugfelder, MD, professor and James and Margaret Elkins Chair in Ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine…