American Ophthalmological Society Meeting

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Nailfold microvascular abnormalities associated with primary open-angle glaucoma

May 19, 2015
NEWPORT, R.I. — Vascular endothelial cell dysfunction is an aspect of glaucoma that deserves more attention, according to a presenter at the…
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AAMC president: Creating future leaders to change health care system and culture will take innovation

May 18, 2015
NEWPORT, R.I. — Leadership will be key to correcting dysfunctions in the health care system, and creating those future leaders will take…
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Optogenetics may have role in regenerative medicine

May 20, 2014
NEW YORK — Optogenetics could be a minimally invasive alternative to using a retinal prosthesis, Marco A. Zarbin, MD, told colleagues here. As…
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Lentiviral vector may deliver sustained antiangiogenic therapy

May 20, 2014
NEW YORK — Advances in gene therapies for ocular disease have reached a point where it may be possible for therapeutic effects to be sustained…
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Patients, physicians and technology interact to advance future treatments in ocular oncology

May 19, 2014
NEW YORK — Treatment of retinoblastoma has come a long way since the American Ophthalmological Society first met in 1864, with smartphones now…
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Speaker reinforces AAO stance on guidelines for genetic testing

May 19, 2014
NEW YORK — Complexity of ocular disease determines whether genetic testing should be ordered, according to Edwin M. Stone, MD, who fielded…
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Gene therapy promising in patients with Leber congenital amaurosis

May 23, 2013
LA JOLLA, Calif. — Gene therapy with a recombinant AAV2-hRPE65 vector may be safe and effective in patients with Leber congenital amaurosis due…
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Anesthetic may correct strabismus via eye muscle alteration

May 23, 2013
LA JOLLA, Calif. — Injection of bupivacaine may correct strabismus via eye muscle alteration, with consistent and long-lasting results…
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Anesthetic may correct strabismus via eye muscle alteration

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2013
LA JOLLA, Calif. — Injection of bupivacaine may correct strabismus via eye muscle alteration, with consistent and long-lasting results…
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Face-down position may be unnecessary in repair of macular holes

May 22, 2013
LA JOLLA, Calif. — Face-down positioning was unnecessary to repair full-thickness macular holes, according to a poster presentation here…