American Academy of Ophthalmology 216 Annual Meeting

Katherine Talcott, MD: 5-Year Review of Endogenous Bacterial Endophthalmitis

October 18, 2019

Article

Katherine Talcott, MD, of Cole Eye Institute, discusses results of a 5-year study examining endogenous bacterial endophthalmitis at a tertiary care center from AAO 2019.

Real-World Survival Rates of Keratoplasty

October 18, 2019

Article

Sumayya Ahmad, MD, assistant professor of medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, discusses results of a study she presented at AAO 2019 that examined the real-world survival rates of penetrating keratoplasty.

Visual Outcomes After Cataract Surgery in Diabetic Eyes

October 17, 2019

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Katherine Talcott, MD, of the Cole Eye Institute, discusses the results of a study she co-authored from AAO 2019 that examined visual acuity outcomes after cataract extraction with IOL implantation with diabetic eyes.

Rishi Singh, MD: Impact of Early Anatomical Dryness on Visual Outcomes

October 17, 2019

Article

Rishi Singh, MD, of the Cole Eye Institute, discusses the results of an analysis of VIEW trial participants he presented at AAO 2019.

Sumayya Ahmad, MD: Demographic Associations With Astigmatism

October 16, 2019

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Sumayya Ahmad, MD, assistant professor of ophthalmology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, discusses the results of a study she co-authored examining demographic associations with varying forms of astigmatism

AKST4290, an Oral Therapy for nAMD, Shows Promise in Phase 2a Studies

October 16, 2019

Article

Michael Stewart, MD, of Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, discusses the results of 2 phase 2a studies examining the use of AKST4290 in treatment naive and refractory neovascular age-related macular degeneration.

Aleksandra Rachitskaya, MD: Novel Imaging and Surgical Techniques

October 16, 2019

Article

Aleksandra Rachitskaya, MD, of Cole Eye Institute, discusses a presentation she led at AAO 2019 on novel imaging and surgical techniques.

Topical Antibiotics Not Needed Following Cataract Surgery

October 16, 2019

Article

A new study has found that receiving or not receiving topical antibiotics following cataract surgery had no impact on the development of endophthalmitis.

KSI-301 Improves Wet AMD, Diabetic Macular Edema, and Retinal Vein Occlusion

October 15, 2019

Article

A phase 1b study, which was presented by Charles Wykoff, MD, PhD, at AAO 2019, found the novel anti-VEGF therapy KSI-301 shows promise for treating a slew of retinal diseases.

EyeArt Screening System Detects Diabetic Retinopathy

October 15, 2019

Article

A presentation at AAO 2019 highlighted the ability of the EyeArt screening system to detect diabetic retinopathy with 95.5% sensitivity.

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