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

MacuLogix releases guide for diagnosing, managing AMD

January 21, 2019
SAN ANTONIO – MacuLogix introduced here at the American Academy of Optometry meeting a practical guide to help clinicians apply the standard of…
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Konan introduces objective visual field analyzer

January 18, 2019
SAN ANTONIO – Konan previewed the ObjectiveField analyzer here at the American Academy of Optometry meeting. Patients undergoing testing see a…
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Consider biologics for treating noninfectious uveitis

January 7, 2019
SAN ANTONIO – Biologic agents are an important new class of medications available for treating noninfectious uveitis, David K. Scales
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Telemedicine improves access for patients, clinicians

January 3, 2019
SAN ANTONIO – “Telemedicine will change the way health care is delivered globally,” Anthony Cavallerano, OD, FAAO
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High rate of complications, disease found in ‘asymptomatic’ contact lens wearers

December 31, 2018
SAN ANTONIO – More than 82% of asymptomatic, successful soft contact lens wearers were found to have some type of complication, according to a…
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Expert panel shares latest in myopia control research

December 20, 2018
Global authorities in myopia management shared the latest research and efforts to manage the growing prevalence of myopia, here at a…
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Caffery assumes AAO presidency

December 19, 2018
The American Academy of Optometry named Barbara Caffery, OD, PhD, FAAO, as its next president, at the academy’s annual meeting. “The…
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Biologics effective against nonresponding Sjögren’s syndrome

November 27, 2018
SAN ANTONIO – More than 200 biologic agents are available, and their use is becoming more common in eye care, Casey L. Hogan, OD, FAAO
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VIDEO: Study finds iStent inject safe, efficacious

November 21, 2018
SAN ANTONIO – Bobby Saenz, OD, MS, FAAO, reported here at the American Academy of Optometry meeting that the iStent inject produced a greater…
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VIDEO: Axial elongation should be used as benchmark in myopia control studies

November 20, 2018
SAN ANTONIO – “We tend to assess progression of myopia through examination of refractive error, but we think axial elongation is a…