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American Academy of Ophthalmology

AAO Roundup: Glaucoma Subtype Linked to Alzheimer's Disease Risk

Other studies report fewer reoperations with combo eye surgery and vision risk with shingles

AAO over a photo of McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois

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Anti-VEGF Conjugate Gets a Win in Retinal Vein Occlusion

Tarcocimab noninferior to aflibercept while cutting treatment burden in half

October 4, 2022
Surgery Plus Stent Slows Glaucoma Progression Better Than Surgery Alone

Five-year follow-up shows significantly less annual visual field progression with the stent

October 4, 2022
Traditional Glaucoma Surgery Tops MIGS for Treatment Success

Twice as many patients met IOP goals with TIGS, but confounders complicated data analysis

October 3, 2022
Therapeutic Candidates for Dry AMD Move Closer to Clinical Practice

Slowing of geographic atrophy at 1 and 2 years with pegcetacoplan, avacincaptad pegol

October 3, 2022
Higher Dose, Longer Treatment Interval With Aflibercept Shows Promise in Eye Disease

Dosing 8 mg every 12 or 16 weeks for DME, AMD matches results with 2 mg every 8 weeks

October 2, 2022
What to Expect at This Year's American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting

Maria Aaron, MD, previews the programs and studies at the 2022 meeting in Chicago

September 25, 2022
Microstent for Cataract Surgery Reduced Need for Glaucoma Meds

Device lowers eye pressure by promoting fluid flow through Schlemm's canal

November 17, 2021
COVID-19 Linked to Long List of Eye Abnormalities

Indian eye doctors also warn of dangerous infections associated with steroids, diabetes

November 16, 2021
Long-Term LASIK Outcomes in Myopia Beat Out Rival SMILE Procedure

Results point to effectiveness of LASIK in more challenging cases, researcher says

November 16, 2021
Patients on New Thyroid Eye Disease Drug Are OK With Ear Problems

Few discontinued teprotumumab due to hearing loss, tinnitus

November 15, 2021
Eye Surgeons Divided Over Same-Day Bilateral Cataract Surgeries

New AAO guidelines urge caution, say patients should make final decision

November 15, 2021
Seeing Intraocular Inflammation? Consider Syphilitic Uveitis

Study finds significant increase in U.S. incidence from 2011 to 2016

November 14, 2021
Anti-Sweat Wipes Tied to Kids' Temporary Eye Troubles

Using hyperhydrosis-reducing wipes -- and then touching eyes -- may led to pupil changes

November 14, 2021
Conjugate Active in Exudative Retinal Diseases

Improved vision, decreased retinal thickening with antibody-biopolymer agent

October 13, 2019


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