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Tuesday, December 19, 2017 | Conferences, Optometry

World Council of Optometry and American Academy of Optometry Announce Joint Education Meeting in 2019

The World Council of Optometry (WCO) and the American Academy of Optometry will be co-hosting the 3rd World Congress of Optometry in conjunction with the Academy meeting to be held in Orlando at the O…

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Thursday, December 14, 2017 | Conferences, Optometry

American Academy of Optometry Announces The Research Academy to Encourage Research Funding in Optometry and Vision Science

The American Academy of Optometry is proud to announce a new program, The Research Academy, to be held in Columbus, Ohio, July 17-19, 2018. The goal of The Research Academy is to help optometry facult…

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Thursday, November 30, 2017 | Conferences

4th World Congress of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus in Hyderabad

The 4th World Congress of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (WCPOS) will be held in Hyderabad from December 1-3, 2017. The three-day World Congress features an exceptional scientific program inc…

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Thursday, November 16, 2017 | Conferences

SECO 2018 Launches Customized Educational Content to Ensure Attendees Have Access to the Latest Clinical Advances and Technologies

SECO International, which stages February 28 to March 4, 2018, in Atlanta, recognizes that success comes down to good patient care. And good patient care comes down to keeping up with the latest scien…

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Thursday, November 09, 2017 | Conferences, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care

Johnson & Johnson Vision Announces Series of Product Milestones and Launches Across Portfolio at American Academy of Ophthalmology 2017 Meeting

Johnson & Johnson Vision announced a series of product milestones and launches supporting its growing portfolio, designed to improve and restore sight for patients worldwide. These will be showcas…

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Wednesday, November 08, 2017 | Conferences, Alimera Sciences, American Academy of Ophthalmology

Alimera Sciences Announces Nine Iluvien Data Sets To Be Presented at 2017 American Academy of Ophthalmology

Alimera Sciences announced that data from nine Iluvien studies have been accepted for presentation during the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) at the Ernest N. Morial…

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Tuesday, November 07, 2017 | Conferences, Retina, Novartis

Novartis Pivotal Brolucizumab (RTH258) Data to be Presented at AAO

Novartis will be presenting more detailed results from its phase 3 studies (HAWK and HARRIER) of brolucizumab (RTH258) vs. aflibercept for the treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration…

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Tuesday, November 07, 2017 | Conferences, Bausch+Lomb

Three Interactive Exhibits Showcase Bausch + Lomb’s Innovations at AAO

Bausch + Lomb announced that it will feature three interactive exhibits during the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orlean…

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Tuesday, November 07, 2017 | Conferences, Medical Studies

Stem Cell Therapy Among Hot Topics at AAO 2017

A potential treatment for two eye conditions that currently have none -- inherited retinal disease and dry age-related macular degeneration -- will be among the most anticipated research presented…

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Tuesday, November 07, 2017 | Conferences, American Academy of Ophthalmology

Stem Cell Therapy Among Hot Topics at AAO 2017

A potential treatment for two eye conditions that currently have none -- inherited retinal disease and dry age-related macular degeneration -- will be among the most anticipated research presented…

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Wednesday, November 01, 2017 | Conferences, Bausch+Lomb

B+L Details New Innovations and Experiences at AAO

Bausch + Lomb Vice President & General Manager, U.S. Surgical, Chuck Hess, distributed the following letter to customers highlighting the company's latest innovations and activities planned fo…

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | Conferences

Academy 2017 Chicago Attendance Exceeds Previous Meeting Records

Academy 2017 Chicago, held October 11-14, 2017, was the 96th annual meeting of the American Academy of Optometry. It was the largest meeting in the Academy’s history with a total of 7,692 regi…

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Monday, October 16, 2017 | Conferences, Contact Lenses, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care

J&J Vision Execs Provide Details on Sightbox CL Subscription Service

Johnson & Johnson Vision's recent acquisition of the contact lens subscription service Sightbox is viewed as both a way to expand the overall contact lens category and to bring back some of th…

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017 | Conferences, Bio-Tissue

Bio-Tissue Announces Availability of New Prokera Medical Coding And Compliance Guide at American Academy of Optometry’s Annual Meeting

Bio-Tissue, a business unit of TissueTech, announced a new Prokera Medical Coding and Compliance Guide is now available for practitioners. The new guide will be introduced and available at the upcomin…

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017 | Conferences, Medical Studies, Alcon

Data Presentations at ESCRS on Astigmatism, CyPass, and AcrySof IOLs

Alcon will present a real-world data analysis that looks at the impact of not treating astigmatism during cataract surgery, and results from the “More to See” survey that reveal a widespre…

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