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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New CooperVision contact lens targets digital device users

July 2, 2016
BOSTON – CooperVision announced the launch of Biofinity Energys with Digital Zone Optics, specifically created for digital device users. The…
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Johnson & Johnson introduces monthly silicone hydrogel

July 2, 2016
BOSTON – Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Inc. launched Acuvue Vita, a silicone hydrogel contact lens made of a new material, senofilcon C…
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Consider off-label uses for ocular agents

July 1, 2016
BOSTON – Do not limit your treatment decisions by approved indications, Marc R. Bloomenstein, OD, said here at Optometry’s Meeting. He…
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AOA continues to advocate for patient safety at state, federal level

July 1, 2016
BOSTON – Optometry’s Meeting attendance is up, the educational offerings are popular and exhibitor support has grown, Jon Hymes, AOA…
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Loomis: AOA headquarters renovation on time, on budget

July 1, 2016
BOSTON – AOA President Steven A. Loomis, OD, updated the House of Delegates, here at Optometry’s Meeting, on the ongoing renovations to…
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Gerson addresses ocular nutrition controversies, supplements, AREDS2

July 1, 2016
BOSTON – It is important to know what is in a bottle of vitamins, not just what the bottle says or claims to do, Jeffry Gerson, OD, said…
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Washington Redskins’ sports vision consultant: Don’t fear embracing your role in concussion rehab

July 1, 2016
BOSTON – “We shouldn’t be afraid to take ownership of concussion…As optometrists, we could really do some great good,"…
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Every optometrist should take on low vision patients in primary care, says OD

July 1, 2016
BOSTON – “As you’re aware, the population is aging and, thus, the criticality of treating our older patients is in crisis…we…
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Pattern ERG is a vital test to look at ganglion cells, says OD

July 1, 2016
BOSTON – Here at Optometry’s Meeting, Nathan Lighthizer, OD, FAAO, discusses Diopsys ERG, which provides information about the inner…
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Future technology may allow optometrists to detect Alzheimer’s disease

June 30, 2016
BOSTON – Neuropsychologist and neuroscientist Peter J. Snyder, PhD, said SD-OCT may eventually allow optometrists to screen for…