Healio brings you the highlights from the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ARVO, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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Tivanisiran improves discomfort, hyperemia in patients with dry eye

August 2, 2019
VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Results from phase 2 and phase 3 trials showed that tivanisiran 1.125% significantly improved ocular…
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No significant difference found in dry eye symptoms of headache sufferers

July 8, 2019
VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Dry eye symptoms were elevated in patients having both migraine and tension headaches, but no statistically…
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Dry eye patients with Demodex have decreased nerve density

June 12, 2019
VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Researchers concluded that patients who have both Demodex and dry eye are at a great risk for having…
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Study confirms tolerability of spectacle lenses for myopia control

June 5, 2019
VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Twenty-one children between 6 and 12 years old were able to tolerate three different designs of spectacle lenses…
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Findings validate link between environmental factors, dry eye

July 11, 2018
Dry eye signs and symptoms worsened in the presence of a high pollen count, high wind speed low humidity and high pollution, according to a study…
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Confocal microscopy assists Demodex management

June 12, 2018
Laser in vivo confocal microscopy monitors treatment of Demodex blepharitis by observing mites in all phases of the lifecycle and helps guide
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AMD features that present in central retina may exist in periphery

June 1, 2018
Ultra-widefield imaging allows clinicians to investigate the progression of peripheral abnormalities that may be associated with the development or…
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Antibiotic resistance remains high among staphylococci

June 1, 2018
Researchers confirmed the previously noted decrease in methicillin resistance among Staphylococcus aureus but not among coagulase-negative…
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Time outdoors reduces myopia risk in subset of children

May 31, 2018
Researchers have found that nonmyopic children 7 to 10 years old have a significantly reduced risk of myopia onset if they spend more time outdoors…
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Deep learning algorithm, fundus photos diagnose glaucoma

May 30, 2018
Researchers developed a deep learning algorithm to automatically diagnose glaucoma using a fundus photograph, according to a study presented at the…