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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Females at higher risk for high, pathological myopia

May 10, 2016
SEATTLE – Researchers have determined that high myopia and pathological myopia pose a large burden in the U.S. and put individuals at risk for…
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Children with diabetes exhibit decreased color sensitivity

May 6, 2016
SEATTLE – Children with type 1 diabetes mellitus had significantly higher mean color detection thresholds and higher mean total and inner…
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VIDEO: Common imaging device shown to accurately measure macular pigment

May 6, 2016
SEATTLE – Researchers have used dual wavelength autofluorescence to measure macular pigment with new software in the Heidelberg Spectralis. …
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VIDEO: Majority of patients with meibomian gland atrophy experience no symptoms

May 6, 2016
SEATTLE – Aubrey Schachter, MS, and colleagues found that 60% of patients in their study who had some degree of meibomian gland atrophy as…
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Length of illness affects acceptance of telemedicine in patients with diabetes

May 6, 2016
SEATTLE – Patients who had diabetes for a longer period of time, those with multiple comorbidities and those with good access to care were…
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VIDEO: Association found between peripheral drusen, Alzheimer’s disease

May 5, 2016
SEATTLE – Ultra widefield imaging of patients with Alzheimer’s disease found “a massive amount of peripheral retinal drusen…
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VIDEO: Dichoptic training restores stereopsis in AMD patients

May 5, 2016
SEATTLE – Tony Succar, PhD, of the Envision Research Institute, explains how subjects with age-related macular degeneration participated in…
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VIDEO: Débridement, amniotic membrane successfully treats recurrent corneal erosion

May 5, 2016
SEATTLE – Patients with recurrent corneal erosion due to anterior basement membrane dystrophy experienced no recurrence after treatment with…
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ARMOR study shows antibiotic resistance levels remain high

May 5, 2016
SEATTLE – Preliminary 2015 data from the Antibiotic Resistance Monitoring in Ocular Microorganism study show that high levels of antibiotic…
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VIDEO: Digital device use affects vision in all patients, regardless of age

May 4, 2016
SEATTLE – While a study found that patients younger than 40 years spent more time on digital devices and used more of them throughout the day…