American Academy of Ophthalmology 2016 Annual Meeting

American Academy of Ophthalmology 2016 Annual Meeting | AAO 2016

This year's AAO meeting offers a range of educational offerings for practicing ophthalmologists and eye care specialists, including hands-on Skills Transfer labs, small-group sessions, expert presentations and lectures, cutting edge research, networking opportunities, and more.

Conference Coverages

Treating Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration Making Great Strides
Treating Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration Making Great Strides VIDEO
The treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration has come a long way in a short period of time. While it may take some explaining that injections in the eye are the best way to treat the condition now there is work being done to find better ways for the future.
Getting the Best Results in Patients with Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Carl Regillo VIDEO
If patients with the wet form of wet age-related macular degeneration are caught early enough there are treatments available to help treat the condition.
Long-Term Space Flight Requires Special Consideration for Eyes VIDEO
Space flight has changed dramatically from the days of the Mercury and Apollo programs. With an eye towards Mars research is being done to see what impact long-term flights will have on a person's body.
Helping Parents and Patients Through Pediatric Glaucoma Treatment and Beyond VIDEO
The treatment of pediatric glaucoma can be successful if caught early, and sometimes that can mean a surgical procedure on the day of the first visit to a specialist.
Pediatric Glaucoma a Rare Condition with the Potential of Good Results VIDEO
Only one in 10,000 children will be diagnosed with pediatric glaucoma. If the condition is caught soon enough, surgical options can help treat the condition and give the patients a regular quality of life for their future.
Telling, Not Showing: MyEye a Practical, Novel Approach to Aiding the Blind
More like a whispering assistant on their shoulder than a new set of eyes, a device by OrCam seems capable of providing the blind a great deal of assistance.
AcrySof IOLs Found "Rotationally Stable" Compared to Tecnis
In a retrospective comparison of post-implantation cases of residual refractive astigmatism, researches found AcrySof's intraocular lenses less likely to misalign.
Research Warns Against Bevacizumab for AMD Shortly after Stroke
The mortality rate of AMD patients who received a bevacizumab injection 3 or 6 months after stroke was, in the study’s words, “worrying” compared to the rate of those who did not.
Team Approach Helps Treat Youngest Zika Patients: Camila Ventura VIDEO
With Congenital Zika Syndrome affecting not only the brain, but also the ears and eyes of patients it is important to have properly trained specialists in these fields and others to give them the treatment they need.

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