American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting

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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…
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VIDEO: ForeseeHome helps monitor AMD progression

October 30, 2018
CHICAGO — Lisa K. Feulner, MD, PhD, discusses the importance of early detection of a transition from dry to wet age-related macular…
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Surgeon advocates early referral for pediatric cross-linking

October 30, 2018
CHICAGO — Corneal cross-linking should be considered in pediatric patients at diagnosis of clinically identifiable keratoconus, a speaker here…
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VIDEO: Wavefront-guided, wavefront-optimized platforms both effective for LASIK

October 30, 2018
CHICAGO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here, Edward Manche, MD, discusses a study comparing wavefront-guided and…
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Tocilizumab reduces haze, increases visual acuity in noninfectious uveitis

October 30, 2018
CHICAGO — Repeated intravenous injections of tocilizumab 4 mg/kg and 8 mg/kg in patients with noninfectious uveitis improved visual…
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Low-dose atropine effective in slowing myopia progression

October 29, 2018
CHICAGO — Low doses of atropine are the most effective in slowing myopia progression, according to a speaker here. Multiple studies comparing…