Tamer Mahmoud, MD, PhD, discusses autologous retinal transplant (ART) for macular holes, a procedure he developed, which is providing anatomic hole closure in the vast majority of cases as well as increases in visual acuity.
During AAO 2020, Kathleeen B. Digre, MD, details how a headache in conjunction with visual loss is a scenario that requires an in-depth examination, including evaluation of the visual fields, pupils, and fundus to gather clues to the diagnosis.
Amy K. Hutchinson, MD, explains that while myopia has been occurring at epidemic rates worldwide, research has found that the use of orthokeratology and multifocal contact lenses can provide clinically meaningful reductions in myopia progression.
Prof. Giovanni Staurenghi, chairman of the University Eye Clinic, Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences at the University of Milan’s Luigi Sacco Hospital, Italy, discusses findings from the HARBOR study of macular atrophy in AMD patients treated with ranibizumab.
Glenn J. Jaffe, MD, presents a summary of the results of a confirmatory study on a previous Phase III trial that examined sustained drug delivery for the treatment of uveitis, as well as data on the 36-month results in the second, confirmatory phase 3 study of YUTIQ.
Josh Anderson, head of U.S. retina sales and marketing for Alcon, outlines what attendees will learn including product updates, new technologies, and practice management materials for ophthalmologists and their patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
During Day 1 of AAO 2020, Carl Awh, MD, discusses the Micro-Vacuum Pick, a device for peeling internal limiting membranes that's providing vitreoretinal surgeons an alternative to forceps during surgeries.
Prof. Marie-José Tassignon, past chief and chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Antwerp University and University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium, expands on her upcoming AAO presentation by providing an overview of her novel technique in performing a risk-free posterior capsulorhexis.