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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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…
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Multiple health problems associated with mTBI

July 24, 2017
WASHINGTON – Optometrists who treat veterans should be aware of the various physical and psychological health problems that occur in…
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Outdoor activities associated with less myopia

July 17, 2017
WASHINGTON – A large study of children in China found that participation in more outdoor activities and having fewer myopic parents were both…
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Amantadine may cause endothelial loss

July 13, 2017
WASHINGTON – Amantadine, which is used to treat influenza type A, Parkinson’s disease, muscle fatigue, muscle movement disorders and…
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J&J panelists provide tips on optimizing meetings with legislators

July 11, 2017
WASHINGTON – Many legislators do not realize the importance of the doctor visit in prescribing contact lenses, Johnson & Johnson…
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AOA leaders: Telehealth debate comes down to standard of care

July 6, 2017
WASHINGTON – Optometrists should always participate in new technology but, “at the same time, we’re looking at ways to make sure…
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New AOA president reinforces superiority of eye exams over screenings

July 5, 2017
WASHINGTON – Incoming American Optometric Association President Christopher J. Quinn, OD, FAAO, said here at Optometry’s Meeting that one…