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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Potential vision tests reliably predict acuity after cataract surgery

July 5, 2019
ST. LOUIS – A comparison of three potential vision tests showed that they all significantly correlated with best corrected visual acuity after…
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VIDEO: OCT a game-changer for optometric practice

July 3, 2019
ST. LOUIS – Jim Fanelli, OD, FAAO, said here at Optometry’s Meeting that he uses OCT in his practice for patients who have macular…
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Students read faster on paper vs. iPad

July 2, 2019
ST. LOUIS – Researchers found that students had significantly faster reading rates and total reading time on the same passage on paper compared…
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Patient communication, consideration contribute to personalized service

July 1, 2019
ST. LOUIS – Clinicians identified as “Best Practices” by CooperVision said personalized service is helping them thrive despite…
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AOA supports comprehensive exams, scope expansion

June 26, 2019
ST. LOUIS – The American Optometric Association’s House of Delegates approved eight resolutions here at Optometry’s Meeting that…
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VIDEO: New technology helps expand clinical findings in glaucoma

June 25, 2019
ST. LOUIS – Mohammed Rafieetary, OD, said he presented a case here at Optometry’s Meeting in which the Glaucoma Module Premium Edition…
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VIDEO: RightEye tests teens in USA Baseball

June 24, 2019
ST. LOUIS – RightEye announced an extension of its partnership with USA Baseball here at Optometry’s Meeting. RightEye President Barbara
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Telemedicine platform allows clinicians to enhance care for their patients

June 21, 2019
ST. LOUIS – EyeCareLive offers a telemedicine platform to optometrists and ophthalmologists to strengthen an existing doctor-patient…
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New AOA president to focus on advancing optometry, improving care

June 21, 2019
ST. LOUIS – Barbara L. Horn, OD, who practices in South Carolina, will be inducted as the 2019-2020 American Optometric Association president…
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VIDEO: Contact lens type determines post cross-linking fitting schedule

June 21, 2019
ST. LOUIS – Clinicians should consider the keratoconus patient’s priorities, whether it be comfort or ease of handling, when choosing a…