Wills Eye Conference

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

Similar success rates found for different modalities of retinal detachment repair

March 19, 2020
PHILADELPHIA — Scleral buckle, pars plana vitrectomy and combined scleral buckle and vitrectomy had similar surgical success rates for retinal…
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Follow-up important in patients with acute posterior vitreous detachment

March 17, 2020
PHILADELPHIA — Delayed retinal breaks and retinal detachments occur more often after acute posterior vitreous detachment in patients with…
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Xen ab interno, externo outcomes comparable

March 16, 2020
PHILADELPHIA – Ab interno and ab externo Xen gel stent implantation outcomes were similar with regard to IOP and medication reductions, with…
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Training needed to reduce musculoskeletal injuries among ophthalmologists

March 13, 2020
PHILADELPHIA — Ophthalmologists are at a high risk for developing occupational musculoskeletal pain, and training and precautionary measures…
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Belin ABCD staging system may aid in monitoring keratoconus progression

March 13, 2020
PHILADELPHIA — The Belin ABCD staging classification may be useful for keratoconus progression after corneal cross-linking, according to a…
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Bevacizumab increases visual acuity in ocular melanoma patients treated with plaque radiotherapy

March 13, 2020
PHILADELPHIA — Ocular melanoma patients who received prophylactic bevacizumab with plaque radiotherapy experienced significantly better visual…
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History of PK increases risk for graft rejection in other eye

March 12, 2020
PHILADELPHIA — A history of contralateral penetrating keratoplasty is associated with an increased risk for second eye graft rejection…
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Final visual outcomes worse after anti-VEGF treatment lapse

March 11, 2020
PHILADELPHIA — Patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration receiving intravitreal anti-VEGF injections should be encouraged to…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Ocular geneticists find high rate of misdiagnosis of Stargardt disease

March 14, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Ocular geneticists found a near 37% rate of misdiagnosis of Stargardt disease, which highlights the need for more specialists in…
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Inhibitors of B-cell receptor signaling may be effective for treatment of vitreoretinal lymphomas

March 12, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — New drugs that inhibit B-cell receptor signaling pathways can be an effective treatment for B-cell malignancies, according to a…

Meeting Calendar

73rd Annual Wills Eye Conference

March 11, 2021 - March 13, 2021