This year’s Hawaiian Eye/Retina 2015 meeting included notable presentations on cataract, refractive, glaucoma, cornea, oculoplastics and retina topics by some of the most renowned ophthalmologists in the U.S.
Trending topics ranged from protocols on switching anti-VEGF treatments to laser vision enhancement for better refractive outcomes.
Here are the five most-viewed stories from Hawaiian Eye/Retina 2015:
1. VIDEO: Neuro-ophthalmologist reminds ophthalmologists to be a medical doctor first
WAILEA, Hawaii — Andrew G. Lee, MD, stressed the importance of medical specialists to be a medical doctor first and foremost in giving the best patient care. Watch now
2. Speaker: Vitreous haze scores an artificial standard for measuring uveitis outcomes
WAILEA, Hawaii — Current treatment choices for uveitis have drawbacks and none of the choices are ideal, but approvals for newer treatments are hampered by artificial criteria. Read more
3. Experts explore protocols for switching anti-VEGFs
WAILEA, Hawaii — There is little evidence published to help guide clinicians in making the decision to switch from one anti-VEGF therapy to another. Read more
4. Speaker: Minor surgeries may be effective in the treatment of ocular surface diseases
WAILEA, Hawaii — Office and minor surgical procedures may be effective in the treatment of patients with ocular surface diseases who do not respond to medical treatment. Read more
5. Laser vision enhancement strategy may improve refractive outcomes
WAILEA, Hawaii — Laser vision enhancement may improve refractive outcomes in the premium IOL patient. Read more