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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Phase 3 data presented for CEDAR, SEQUOIA studies

October 12, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Vision gains achieved in the first year of the CEDAR and SEQUOIA studies were maintained in the second year with only four…
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Anticipate post-premium IOL refinements to make patients ‘20/happy’

October 12, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Patients who have received a multifocal lens may be in need of further refractive error correction, and with many multifocal…
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Pharmaceutical options for presbyopia on the horizon

October 12, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO —Medical treatments for addressing presbyopia are on the horizon, with two approaches currently being studied, according to a…
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VIDEO: Capturing data key for patient input

October 12, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting, Jim Mazzo, global president ophthalmic devices at Carl Zeiss Meditec…
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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…