Optometry's Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from Optometry's Meeting. 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.
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OD resident appreciates profession, mentors

June 22, 2018
DENVER – Nathan Morrow, OD, who is currently completing a year-long residency program in Atlanta, discussed his appreciation of the profession…
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PR campaign impacts eye health

June 22, 2018
DENVER – Steve Loomis, OD, told the American Optometric Association’s House of Delegates that the Think About Your Eyes public relations…
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Two young ODs appreciate diversity in scope, medical optometry

June 22, 2018
DENVER  Ruchi Gandhi, OD, (L) and Rasika Whitesell, OD, (R) discuss their favorite aspects of the industry and what makes the AOA…
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Study shows vitamin improves ocular blood flow

June 22, 2018
DENVER – Here at Optometry’s Meeting, Ben Gaddie, OD, shared the results of a study that showed that the Optic Nerve Formula…
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Waterloo research facility focuses on clinical, biological sciences and education

June 22, 2018
DENVER – Here at Optometry’s Meeting, Lyndon Jones, BSc, PhD, FCOptom, DipCLP, DipOrth, FAAO, FIACLE, FBCLA, discussed how the Center…
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‘Make your boulders into blessings’

June 21, 2018
DENVER – Aron Ralston, whose death-defying hiking experience was detailed in the major motion picture, 127 Hours, and the book, Between a Rock…
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Microbypass stent lowers IOP, reduces medication usage

June 21, 2018
DENVER – Justin Schweitzer, OD, reported here at Optometry’s Meeting that in his study of 440 eyes, the iStent (Glaukos), a trabecular…
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Identify patients at highest risk for myopia progression

June 21, 2018
DENVER – Myopia is increasing in prevalence globally as well as in the U.S., Christopher Wolfe, OD, said here at Optometry’s Meeting…
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Patients respond differently to central serous retinopathy treatment

July 27, 2017
WASHINGTON – A multitude of management options exist for central serous retinopathy, and “if the patient doesn’t become better in 3…
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Low vision referral critical with choroideremia

July 26, 2017
WASHINGTON – Appropriate interprofessional referrals are crucial for patients diagnosed with choroideremia, which currently has no treatment…