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.

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VIDEO: IPL lowers inflammatory markers in dry eye disease

November 3, 2018
CHICAGO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here, Laura M. Periman, MD, discusses the latest research with intense pulsed light…
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VIDEO: Surgeons learning benefits of hypersonic vitrectomy

November 2, 2018
CHICAGO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here, Carl C. Awh, MD, discusses some of the advantages surgeons are learning about…
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VIDEO: Long-term vision, refraction outcomes reviewed for IC-8

November 1, 2018
CHICAGO — Robert Edward T. Ang, MD, reprises
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VIDEO: Vision screenings important for underserved communities

November 1, 2018
CHICAGO — Richard Lee, MD, PhD, of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami, discusses how his team conducts vision screenings…
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Several factors associated with early and long-term success of DSAEK

October 31, 2018
CHICAGO — Diabetic graft donors, pseudophakic/aphakic corneal edema and operative complications were the three biggest predictors of graft…
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VIDEO: TrueTear beneficial in treating dry eye symptoms

October 31, 2018
CHICAGO — Richard Adler, MD, discusses the benefits of the TrueTear neurostimulation device (Allergan) for the treatment of dry eye at the…
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Baseline status may not affect outcomes of fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal insert

October 31, 2018
CHICAGO — Baseline best corrected visual acuity, vitreous haze, OCT and other factors do not appear to have an impact on outcomes of patients…
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VIDEO: Anesthesiologist describes MKO Melt benefits in cataract surgery

October 31, 2018
CHICAGO — A study found fewer patients needed additional IV medication in the operating room if they received MKO Melt (Imprimis) before…
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Younger patients with high-risk melanoma benefit from adjuvant Sutent

October 30, 2018
CHICAGO — Sunitinib in the adjuvant setting is associated with greater overall survival in high-risk patients with uveal melanoma, especially…
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Anatomic results maintained at end of brolucizumab studies

October 30, 2018
CHICAGO — Brolucizumab maintained non-inferiority to aflibercept regarding best corrected visual acuity change at week 96, which was the end of…