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.

Faricimab demonstrates durable Ang-2, VEGF suppression

October 15, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Faricimab demonstrated sustained inhibition of both angiopoietin-2 and VEGF-A in patients with neovascular age-related macular…

Port delivery system reduces treatment burden in AMD

October 15, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — A port delivery system device with ranibizumab was effective, well tolerated and required infrequent refills in patients with…
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AREDS2 formulation, Mediterranean diet and deep learning may improve diagnosis, treatment of AMD

October 14, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO —The AREDS2 formulation and a Mediterranean diet, especially fish, can help reduce the risk for patient progression to advanced…
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IRIS Registry will continue to improve quality of patient care

October 14, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Continuing to use the IRIS Registry and providing care for Americans with treatable vision impairments and avoidable blindness…
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Steroids, cross-linking could assist bacterial keratitis treatment

October 14, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Steroids and corneal cross-linking could be useful in treating bacterial keratitis, according to a speaker here. Topical…
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Novel anti-VEGF yields ‘strong’ efficacy results in phase 1B trial

October 14, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — The phase 1b study of KSI-301, a novel anti-VEGF antibody polymer, improved best corrected visual acuity, showed strong…
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Robotic retinal surgery could mitigate human limitations

October 14, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Robotic-assisted or fully robotic retinal surgery could improve patient outcomes by mitigating human limitations, according to…
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Diagnose, treat corneal irregularities before cataract or refractive surgery

October 13, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Corneal irregularities and opacities should be diagnosed and treated before surgery, according to a speaker here. “These…
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AAO prioritizing need to apply E/M code value increases to postoperative visits

October 13, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — American Academy of Ophthalmology representatives are emphasizing the need to apply office visit Evaluation and Management code…
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Dry AMD patients treated with risuteganib gain more BCVA improvement

October 13, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — More patients with dry age-related macular degeneration treated with risuteganib, a small synthetic peptide that regulates…