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.

Cornea donor characteristics less important than recipient’s

October 28, 2018
CHICAGO – The Eye Bank Association of America’s minimum standards for cornea tissue yields reliable results with donor characteristics…
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Regenxbio presents phase 1 data for wet AMD gene therapy

October 28, 2018
CHICAGO — The 6-month results of an ongoing phase 1 study evaluating RGX-314 gene therapy for patients with wet AMD showed positive safety and…
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The system works: Withdrawal of CyPass from the market

October 28, 2018
CHICAGO — The voluntary withdrawal of CyPass from the global market shocked the field of ophthalmology, but the process in place worked nicely…
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Choice of MIGS depends on variable patient factors

October 28, 2018
CHICAGO — A glaucoma surgeon should be able to perform at least two or more procedures with different methods of action in the MIGS category…
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IC-8 IOL yields good monocular, binocular vision at 4 years postop

October 28, 2018
CHICAGO — Cataract patients implanted with a

Encouraging competition ‘key’ to reducing glaucoma medication prices

October 27, 2018
CHICAGO – High drug costs and drug shortages negatively impact both patients and prescribing physicians, but encouraging market competition and…
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Zeiss introduces TK for IOLMaster 700, ANGI network at AAO

October 27, 2018
CHICAGO — Carl Zeiss Meditec announced the U.S. launch of TK for
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VIDEO: Abicipar yields positive results for long-term wet AMD treatment

October 27, 2018
CHICAGO ― At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here, Rahul N. Khurana, MD, discusses results from the phase 3 study of abicipar for the…
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Difluprednate increases IOP in cases of persistent hypotony

October 27, 2018
CHICAGO — Topical difluprednate did increase IOP when used as monotherapy in eyes with persistent hypotony after treatment for proliferative…
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From a trash compactor to SMILE: 30 years of laser vision correction

October 27, 2018
CHICAGO — Innovation, teamwork and serendipity have led to the worldwide use of laser vision correction over the course of its three-decade…