Hawaiian Eye/Retina Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from the Hawaiian Eye and Retina meetings. Refer back to this page often for the latest news, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
Meeting News

Low-energy SMILE outcomes comparable to LASIK

January 29, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Low-energy SMILE procedures resulted in similar visual acuity and higher-order aberrations at 1 day and 1 month postoperatively…
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Patient satisfaction high with PanOptix trifocal IOL

January 28, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Patients who received the newly approved PanOptix trifocal lens reported high levels of satisfaction with the technology…
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VIDEO: Expert argues for epi-off cross-linking

January 28, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Brandon Ayres, MD, discusses how using the FDA-approved epi-off corneal cross-linking procedure rather…
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Genetic testing may improve patient screening for refractive surgery

January 27, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Genetic testing can identify loci and genes for inherited eye diseases and can help improve screening processes to identify…
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VIDEO: Ocular Therapeutix updates Dextenza commercial progress

January 27, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Antony Mattessich, president and CEO of Ocular Therapeutix, discusses the response to the…
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Research underway to compare intracameral vs. topical moxifloxacin for endophthalmitis prophylaxis

January 24, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Despite mounting research, there is no FDA approved intracameral antibiotic for cataract surgery prophylaxis of infection in…
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Berrocal shares pearls for managing diabetic retinal detachment

January 24, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — When faced with a case of diabetic retinal detachment, successful management can be improved by optimizing visibility…
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Kahook, Samuelson debate MIGS procedures with phaco

January 24, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Excisional goniotomy is just as safe and effective as device procedures for the treatment of mild-to-moderate glaucoma, Malik
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VIDEO: Berdahl shares benefits of compounded medicines

January 24, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, John P. Berdahl, MD, discusses the benefits of compounded medications that are unique to ophthalmology…
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Prevention ‘best treatment’ for zoster ophthalmicus

January 23, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — The ocular manifestations of herpes zoster involve a wide range of corneal disease with the estimated worldwide cost for…