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.
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No difference in pain reported with smaller-gauge intravitreal injection needle

March 15, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Patients who received intravitreal injections experienced no less pain with a slightly smaller diameter needle, according to a…
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Prefilled anti-VEGF injection may reduce risk of endophthalmitis

March 13, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Mounting evidence from an ongoing multicenter collaboration demonstrates that anti-VEGF injection via prefilled syringe may…
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Corneal thickness decreases, recovers after cross-linking

March 13, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — In patients with keratoconus, corneal thickness decreased 3 months after collagen cross-linking but recovered after 1 year, a…
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Few patients need management changes after pars plana vitrectomy

March 12, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — One week after pars plana vitrectomy, there were no new retinal breaks, no antibiotic changes made and no need for positional…
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Multimodal imaging can detect 'ghost' tumors

March 12, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Multimodal imaging can assist in detecting intraocular tumors that cannot be seen with ophthalmoscopy, according to a speaker at…
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Sutureless Ahmed glaucoma valve technique reduces perforation risk

March 9, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Implanting an Ahmed glaucoma valve without suturing the plate to the sclera can reduce risk of perforation, according to a…
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Speaker: Consider intraocular tumors before enucleation, evisceration

March 14, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Imaging studies should be completed before enucleation or evisceration surgeries to rule out unsuspected tumors, a speaker said…
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In-office treatments available for corneal opacities

March 14, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — In-office procedures may be used to treat corneal opacities, including band keratectomy, Salzmann’s nodular degeneration…
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Micropulse transscleral cyclophotocoagulation effective in IOP reduction

March 13, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Micropulse transscleral cyclophotocoagulation was shown to be effective in reducing IOP in advanced glaucoma patients, according…
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Recent Acanthamoeba keratitis infections more severe

March 13, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — According to a retrospective review conducted at Wills Eye Hospital, Acanthamoeba keratitis infections have become…

Meeting Calendar

Wills Eye Annual Meeting

March 7, 2019 - March 9, 2019