ARVO

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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OCT with ultra-widefield SLO useful in retinal imaging

May 29, 2018
An OCT integrated into an ultra-widefield device provides similar visualization of retinal structural details in eyes with disease compared to a…
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Patients like doing visual field tests assisted by humanoid robot

May 29, 2018
Allison McKendrick, PhD, suggests that humanoid robots can be used to replace aspects of the human interaction during perimetry, according to new…
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Researchers: All diabetes patients should be evaluated for dry eye

May 25, 2018
Researchers found that a large percentage of dry eye in patients with diabetes goes undiagnosed, so they recommend the use of a questionnaire for dry…
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Lid laxity may help diagnose dry eye

May 24, 2018
Clinicians should consider evaluating patients with lid laxity for ocular surface disease, according to results of a study presented at the…
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Assessment tool accurately identifies patients at risk for dry eye

May 23, 2018
The Dry Eye Risk Assessment as a standalone instrument accurately identifies patients at risk for dry eye close to its previously established…
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Study finds NovaTears increases tear film, lipid layer thickness

May 22, 2018
Researchers reported at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting that a new eye drop containing perfluorohexyloctane improved…
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Time of day influences ocular response to defocus

May 21, 2018
Researchers found that ocular response to optical defocus varied significantly depending on the time of day. Ranjay Chakraborty, PhD, and…
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Results with voice-active refractor show no statistical difference to phoropter

May 17, 2018
Spherocylindrical refraction performed with the Vmax Voice Activ Subjective Refractor yielded results that were not statistically different from…
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Screening program finds diabetic retinopathy in 30% of subjects

July 19, 2017
Researchers found the prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in diabetes type 2 patients to be 30% through the use of a telemedicine screening program…
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Dexamethasone/povidone iodine promising against adenoviral conjunctivitis

July 5, 2017
A dexamethasone/povidone-iodine ophthalmic suspension may be appropriate treatment for adenoviral conjunctivitis in adults, according to researchers…