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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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…
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Access to retina providers shows no geographic bias in US

March 12, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Access to retina care in the United States shows no geographic bias, a study found. A retrospective cross-sectional review of a…
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Choroidal melanoma therapy offers promising treatment option

March 12, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — A choroidal melanoma therapy has been shown to reduce tumor thickness and preserve best corrected visual acuity in patients…
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Sub-RPE infiltration in vitreoretinal lymphoma patients correlated with shorter survival time

March 11, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Vitreoretinal lymphoma patients with subretinal pigment epithelial infiltration had a shorter survival time while those who were…
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Endophthalmitis more likely in PK vs EK cases

March 8, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Corneal transplant patients who underwent penetrating keratoplasty had higher rates of endophthalmitis than those who underwent…
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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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Wills Eye Annual Meeting

March 7, 2019 - March 9, 2019

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