AAO 2020

AHA Issues Statement on Central Retinal Artery Occlusion

Novel TNF-Alpha Inhibitor Improved Signs, Symptoms of Dry Eye

Tanfanercept 0.25% ophthalmic solution was effective at improving certain signs and symptoms of dry eye disease (DED) compared with...
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Experts Discuss TED Management Strategies

Clinicians encountering patients with thyroid eye disease (TED) are often faced with challenging scenarios. At the American Academy of...
LAAO III: Appendage Occlusion Linked with Reduced Stroke Following Surgery

Gain in Visual Acuity Seen After Cataract Surgery for Those with nAMD

About 40% of patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) were able to achieve a substantial gain in visual...
Anticholinergic Drug Exposure Linked to an Increased Risk of Dementia

Majority of Patients with Susac Syndrome Require Long-Term Immunosuppressive Treatment

The majority of patients with Susac syndrome required sustained therapy of multiple immune-suppressive agents, according to a poster presented...
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Retinal Disease in IP More Prevalent Than Previously Thought

The majority of patients with incontinentia pigmenti (IP) had retinal disease on fluorescein angiography, according to a poster presented...

Teprotumumab A Big Ophthalmologic Advance in 2020

The Young Ophthalmologist Symposium at the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2020 Virtual meeting detailed some of the technological advancements...
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IRIS Registry Provides Insight into Hereditary Pediatric Retinal Detachments

A new study harnessing data from the Intelligent Research in Sight (IRIS) registry provides new insight into pediatric vitreoretinopathy-associated...
FDA Approves Treatment for Cancers With NTRK Gene

Teprotumumab Only FDA-Approved Drug for TED

At the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2020 Virtual meeting, Raymond S. Douglas, MD, PhD, director of the Thyroid Eye...

Study Identifies Significant Differences Between Female, Male Retina Specialists

A new study presented at the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2020 Virtual meeting has identified several real-world differences in...
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GA Size, Progression Associated with CNV in Wet AMD

Large final geographic atrophy (GA) size may be associated with large choroidal neovascularization (CNV) size, according to data presented...
Elevated Serum Uric Acid Level Indicative of Handgrip Strength in Geriatric Patients

Despite Increased Need for Services, Medicare Reimbursement Is Decreasing

Medicare reimbursement for ophthalmology services has decreased by more than 20% over the last decade, according to data reported...
FDA Warns Against Use of Implantable Heart Device

Ask the Experts: Use of Teprotumumab in Thyroid Eye Disease

The introduction of any new treatment regimen requires a period of adjustment for the clinicians charged with using it....
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Real-World Brolucizumab Data Show Low Rates of Intraocular Inflammation

The majority of patients with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) who initiated therapy with brolucizumab did so after prior...

Active Learning Harnessed to Help Measure Contrast Sensitivity Function in nnAMD

Contrast sensitivity function (CSF) measured using a novel active learning method was significantly decreased in early non-neovascular age-related macular...

Benefits of Slip Lamp Breath Shields Confirmed

A new study has confirmed the benefits of slit lamp breath shields during the COVID-19 pandemic, with larger shields...

Updated Guidelines for Retinal Surveillance in VHL Disease

New guidelines for retinal surveillance of patients with von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) disease have been generated, addressing questions about the...
AHA Issues Statement on Central Retinal Artery Occlusion

Study Identifies Crucial Pathway of AMD Pathogenesis

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) loci are associated with levels of specific lipid and amino acid plasma metabolites, according to...

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