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

Actemra shows efficacy in noninfectious uveitis

October 30, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Using a composite endpoint scoring system, intravenous Actemra showed efficacy in noninfectious uveitis, according to research…
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VIDEO: Wavefront-guided PRK military study an area of ‘extreme interest’

October 30, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Capt. Elizabeth Hofmeister, MD, discusses her presentation of the results of…

Severe sleep apnea associated with DME

October 29, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Severe obstructive sleep apnea may be associated with more severe diabetic macular edema, leading to refractory DME, according…
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Dextenza reduces pain, inflammation after cataract surgery

October 29, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Patients receiving Dextenza safely achieved absence of pain and inflammation after both first and second cataract surgeries…
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VIDEO: Two-optic modular IOL technology ‘very promising’

October 29, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Sumit Sam Garg, MD, discusses the LensGen modular IOL…
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Beovu improves visual acuity in AMD, polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy

October 29, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Treatment with Beovu resulted in visual acuity letter gains among patients with age-related macular degeneration and polypoidal…
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VIDEO: Expert discusses new treatment options for dry eye disease

October 28, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting, Audrey R. Talley Rostov, MD, cornea, cataract and refractive surgeon…
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Intacs, cross-linking together reduce astigmatism

October 28, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO —When used together, the combination of Intacs intracorneal ring segments and corneal collagen cross-linking can reduce…
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VIDEO: Analyzing cloud-based data for cataract surgery

October 28, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Helga F. Pizio, MD, FACS, discusses her poster presentation on energy fluid…
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VIDEO: Improvements maintained for 2 years with abicipar for wet AMD

October 28, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Rahul Khurana, MD, of Northern California Retina Vitreous Associates, shared the 2-year results from the CEDAR and SEQUOIA…