American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting

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Long-term use of pentosan polysulfate sodium associated with vision-threatening maculopathy

October 12, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Long-term use of pentosan polysulfate sodium is strongly associated with vision-threatening pentosan polysulfate maculopathy, a…
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Viscous topical anesthetics increased risk of post-injection endophthalmitis

October 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Patients with wet age-related macular degeneration and diabetic macular edema who received viscous topical anesthetics before…
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Multiple options for reducing postoperative pain, inflammation

October 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Surgeons have many options for controlling pain and inflammation following refractive surgery, William B. Trattler, MD, said…
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Hypersonic vitrectomy has potential to replace guillotine vitrectomy cutters

October 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Hypersonic vitrectomy devices, a method of vitreous removal in which ultrasonic power is used to actuate a vitrectomy probe…
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Ocutrx unveils prototype augmented reality headset

October 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Ocutrx Vision Technologies is debuting a prototype of its ORLenz augmented reality headset at the American Academy of…
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Optovue rolls out image management software for patient data

October 11, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Optovue is introducing the NetVue Cloud image management software at the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting. The…
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VIDEO: Leber hereditary optic neuropathy gene therapy shows positive results

January 9, 2019
CHICAGO — Mark L. Moster, MD, of Wills Eye Hospital, discusses results of the REVERSE clinical trial, which is evaluating the efficacy of…
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VIDEO: Ocular surface evaluations needed before cataract surgery

January 2, 2019
CHICAGO – Sumit “Sam” Garg, MD, discusses the importance of ocular surface and meibomian gland examinations before cataract…
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VIDEO: PRP outcomes better than anti-VEGF in patients lost to follow-up

December 31, 2018
CHICAGO – At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Jason Hsu, MD, discusses a study that found patients who were lost to follow-up…
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VIDEO: Researchers gaining insight into spaceflight-associated neuro-ocular syndrome

December 28, 2018
CHICAGO – At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Alex Huang, MD, PhD, of UCLA’s Doheny Eye Institute, details recent research…