34th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Retina Specialists

34th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Society of Retina Specialists | ASRS 2016

The 2016 annual meeting of the American Society of Retina Specialists will offer "cutting-edge and inspirational insights on retina science and practice from across the globe," including "scientific sessions, the retina case conference, papers on demand, electronic posters," and more.

Conference Coverages

Young Hee Yoon from Asan Medical Center: Using Imaging to Predict Effective Diabetic Macular Edema Treatments
Young Hee Yoon from Asan Medical Center: Using Imaging to Predict Effective Diabetic Macular Edema Treatments VIDEO
While Anti-VEGF medications can be an effective treatment for patients with diabetic macular edema many will not respond to it making steroids the preferred method for care.
David Chow: Challenges and the Future of 3-D Printing in Medicine VIDEO
With medical equipment being universal in operating rooms everywhere having the tools personalized for surgeons could be somewhat of an uphill battle depending on how popular the idea becomes.
David Chow: Proving the Benefit of Personalization VIDEO
While surgeons across the globe have become used to performing procedures with the same equipment as their colleagues there could be some benefit to having tools specifically designed for their individual preferences.
David Chow from the University of Toronto: Personalizing Equipment Through 3-D Printing VIDEO
In an age where personalization is a key selling point for many items research is being done as to whether this could apply to equipment eye surgeons use in the operating room.
Nizar Abdelfattah from UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine: Looking at Potential Impact of Medications on Macular Atrophy VIDEO
Doctors treating patients with age-related macular degeneration face a wide range of complications including the potential dosage for anti-VEGF medications. One question is what role these drugs play in macular atrophy.
Aleksandra Rachitskaya: New Technologies Provide Hope for Visually Impaired Patients VIDEO
As technology improves across the medical spectrum new devices, including implants, are providing help for patients who just a few years ago may not have had any treatment options available.
Aleksandra Rachitskaya from Cole Eye Institute: ARGUS II Provides Hope of New Vision for Patients VIDEO
For patients with retinitis pigmentosa the loss of vision can be a difficult consequence of the condition. An implanted device may not give them back the sight they once had but it can provide a chance to see the world around them in a new way.
Switching to Aflibercept Shows Mixed Results for Persistent Diabetic Macular Edema
A team from Philadelphia set out to uncover visual outcomes associated with switching to aflibercept from bevacizumab or ranibizumab.
Real World Wet AMD Outcomes with Anti-VEGF Drugs
Researchers from three institutions in Illinois collaborated to examine real world visual outcomes for people with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) on anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) drugs.

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