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: Pearls for controlling inflammation in dry eye

November 18, 2017
NEW ORLEANS ― At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here, Laura M. Periman, MD, discusses the management of inflammation in dry eye…
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VIDEO: Flicker ERG a useful tool for anterior segment surgeons

November 18, 2017
NEW ORLEANS ― At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here, Mitchell A. Jackson, MD, discusses how he has implemented flicker ERG as a…
Meeting NewsPerspective

ETDRS, ultra-widefield imaging on par for identifying retinopathy severity

November 17, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — In a baseline data review, ETDRS and ultra-widefield imaging appear comparable for determining diabetic retinopathy severity…
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Dropless cataract surgery offers cheaper price but possible disadvantages

November 16, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Dropless cataract surgery is cheaper for the patient and the health care system, but compounding issues and adverse events may be…
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Technology, organization of effort crucial for disaster recovery

November 15, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Ophthalmologists can play a key role in disaster recovery by mobilizing efforts, organizing aid and offering services to areas…
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Microinterventional approach to cataract surgery reduces energy use

November 15, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Phacoemulsification has improved since its introduction 50 years ago, but further advances are possible, a speaker here said. At…
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Global outreach gives hope to those with treatable blindness

November 14, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — New technologies are aiding global outreach programs to help the millions of people worldwide who are blind, according to Alan S

Alcon introduces UltraSert delivery system

November 14, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — Alcon introduced the UltraSert delivery system, which is preloaded with an AcrySof IQ aspheric monofocal IOL, at the American…
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Neurotrophic factor reduces photoreceptor loss in macular telangiectasia

November 14, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — An implant with ciliary neurotrophic factor has a beneficial effect and reduces the progressive loss of photoreceptors compared…
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Aberrometry provides wealth of information, improves patient education

November 14, 2017
NEW ORLEANS — In-office aberrometry provides ophthalmologists with valuable patient information and can improve patient selection, according to…