American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting

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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…
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NSAIDs, steroids reduce rates of CME, infection during lens-based surgery

October 26, 2018
CHICAGO — The use of NSAIDs and steroids can reduce cystoid macular edema and intracameral antibiotics can reduce infection for patients during…
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Corneal inlays an option for LASIK patients

October 26, 2018
CHICAGO — Nearly every presbyopic LASIK patient can be a candidate for corneal inlays, and outcomes depend on proper adjustment, deep…
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Improvements in technology expand refractive surgery options

October 26, 2018
CHICAGO — Contemporary laser refractive surgery results are good, but advancements in technologies and techniques could further improve…

Port-delivered ranibizumab demonstrates durable disease control

October 26, 2018
CHICAGO — Slow release of concentrated ranibizumab via a surgically implanted port delivery system demonstrated durable disease control in…
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VIDEO: Eyenovia's microdosing technology promising for treating progressive myopia

October 26, 2018
CHICAGO — At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit at the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Sean Ianchulev, MD, MPH, president and CEO…

OD-OS launches non-contact panretinal photocoagulation for Navilas 577s

October 26, 2018
CHICAGO — OD-OS will launch a new widefield objective to the Navilas 577s laser system at the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here…
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VIDEO: Review of major DME, diabetic retinopathy trials shows equivalence between anti-VEGFs

December 7, 2017
NEW ORLEANS ― At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting here, Patricio G. Schlottmann, MD, discusses a presentation comparing the 10 main…