American Academy of Optometry

Healio brings you the highlights from American Academy of Optometry. 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

Vergence, accommodation influence sideline concussion testing

November 16, 2018
SAN ANTONIO – Researchers found accommodation and vergence deficits in children and adolescents after concussion, which influence sideline…
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VIDEO: Post-LASIK rainbow glare should self-resolve

November 15, 2018
SAN ANTONIO – Here at the American Academy of Optometry meeting, Clark Chang, OD, discussed a rare post-LASIK complication called rainbow…
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CooperVision looks to Europe to increase silicone hydrogel lens adoption in the US

November 15, 2018
SAN ANTONIO – CooperVision continues to unravel why U.S. adoption of silicone hydrogel lenses is lower than in Europe, with practitioners…
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ODs will play role in changing US health care delivery

November 14, 2018
SAN ANTONIO – While he believes there is, “something terribly wrong with our health care system,” Ezekiel J
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Biofinity Energys may reduce microfluctuations that cause digital eye strain

November 14, 2018
SAN ANTONIO – The Biofinity Energys contact lens from CooperVision helps address the changing visual needs and digital demands of contact lens…
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VIDEO: Improvement in ocular blood flow may benefit glaucoma patients

November 13, 2018
SAN ANTONIO – Decreasing the resistance of ocular blood flow around the optic nerve in patients with glaucoma may benefit patients long-term…
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Multifocal contact lens dramatically reduces myopia progression

November 13, 2018
SAN ANTONIO – Interim results of a prospective study on the use of the NaturalVue Multifocal daily disposable contact lens in children showed…
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Photochromic contact lens yields good driving performance

November 12, 2018
SAN ANTONIO – Subjects wearing Johnson & Johnson Vision’s photochromic contact lens performed just as well as and sometimes better…
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Binocular vision symptoms alone may not influence concussion test results

November 10, 2018
SAN ANTONIO – Binocular vision symptoms alone did not significantly affect the standardized scores on the CogState Brief Battery in adolescents…
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SS-OCT enables increased speed, deeper penetration, but steeper cost

November 10, 2018
SAN ANTONIO – Swept source OCT has many benefits over spectral domain OCT, but its biggest obstacle today is cost, according to Jay S