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: Bilateral implantation of Symfony IOL yields high-level patient satisfaction

October 27, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, David Teenan, FRCS(Ed), FRCOphth, discusses his poster presentation on…
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Low-dose naltrexone safe, effective for neuropathic corneal pain

October 25, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Treatment with low-dose naltrexone resulted in improvements in pain and quality of life scores without serious side effects…
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VIDEO: Spaceflight-associated neuro-ocular syndrome model developed

October 25, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Alex A. Huang, MD, PhD, gives an update on terrestrial research efforts to…
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VIDEO: Novel anti-VEGF therapy shows ‘promising’ durability for wet AMD

October 24, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — In a new phase 1b trial, KSI-301, an antibody biopolymer conjugate that blocks VEGF isoforms, demonstrated strong durability…
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AI could assist in early detection of diabetic retinopathy

October 23, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — The EyeArt artificial intelligence eye screening system showed high sensitivity and high specificity for diabetic retinopathy…
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VIDEO: Addressing the need for corneal transplantation

October 23, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Robert Dempsey, MBA, former head of global ophthalmology franchise at…
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Bimatoprost SR noninferior to timolol for glaucoma treatment

October 22, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — A study showed Bimatoprost sustained-release implant was noninferior to timolol and may potentially provide sustained IOP…
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VIDEO: How less aggressive treatment affects diabetic retinopathy severity scores

October 22, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Roger A. Goldberg, MD, discusses the findings from a study regarding the…
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VIDEO: How to affect care in retina patients

October 21, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Daniela Ferrara, MD, MSc, PhD, senior medical director for Genentech/Roche…
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Young adults with obstructive sleep apnea may be at higher risk for glaucoma

October 21, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Young adults with obstructive sleep apnea may experience preclinical thinning of the retinal nerve fiber layer and could be at…