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Using AI to Screen for Diabetic Eye Disease Feasible in the Real World

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

New research shows that an automated, artificial intelligence (AI) screening system accurately detects diabetic retinopathy 95.5 percent of the time.

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13-Oct-2019 4:30 PM EDT
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Sleep Apnea Linked to Blinding Eye Disease in People With Diabetes

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

New research from Taiwan shows that severe sleep apnea is a risk factor for developing diabetic macular edema, a complication of diabetes that can cause vision loss or blindness.

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10-Oct-2019 12:05 AM EDT
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American Academy of Ophthalmology Honors Leaders in Medical and Surgical Eye Care

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

The American Academy of Ophthalmology is honoring ophthalmologists who have improved eye care for millions worldwide through their commitment to their patients and their profession.

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13-Oct-2019 5:40 PM EDT
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More Evidence Linking Common Bladder Medication to a Vision-threatening Eye Condition

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

A drug widely prescribed for a bladder condition for decades now appears to be toxic to the retina, the light-sensing tissue at the back of the eye that allows us to see.

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10-Oct-2019 1:30 AM EDT
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Another Reason to Get Cataract Surgery: It can Make you 48 Percent Safer on the Road

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

Researchers in Australia used a driving simulator to test patients’ vision before and after cataract surgery.

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11-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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New Approach to Slowing Nearsightedness in Children Shows Promise

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

Combining two different treatment methods to slow the progression of myopia may deliver better results in slowing the progression of myopia.

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12-Oct-2019 12:05 AM EDT
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In-Office Gene Therapy for Wet Age-related Macular Degeneration is Coming

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

Gene therapy is showing promise for one of the most common causes of blindness.

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10-Oct-2019 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 720563

World’s Leading Eye Physicians and Surgeons Gather in San Francisco to Inspire the Future of Eye Care

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

More than 25,000 are expected to attend the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s 123rd annual meeting, AAO 2019, from Oct. 12-15 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

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11-Oct-2019 1:30 AM EDT
Newswise: Leading Ophthalmic Organizations Partner to Advance Eye Care With the Next Generation of Business Innovation Conferences

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Leading Ophthalmic Organizations Partner to Advance Eye Care With the Next Generation of Business Innovation Conferences

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

Two of the world’s largest ophthalmic organizations today announced a new collaboration to help accelerate the growth and success of companies focused on new therapies for eye disorders.

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8-Oct-2019 1:30 PM EDT

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Article ID: 719541

More Older Americans Will Suffer From Low Vision, Here’s How to Make Life Easier and Safer

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

The number of older Americans with low vision is expected to double in the coming years, as more people live longer. The American Academy of Ophthalmology is taking the opportunity of September’s Healthy Aging Month to let people know they can retain their independence and stay safe, despite declining vision.

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24-Sep-2019 2:00 PM EDT

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