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Coverage From The

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) 2020 Annual Meeting

November 14 - 17, 2020; Virtual

November 14 - 17, 2020 Virtual

Conference News

Popular News from AAO 2019

  • Solving a Medical Mystery Crucial to Future Space Travel Solving a Medical Mystery Crucial to Future Space Travel Half the astronauts on the International Space Station have been held back by blurry vision, jeopardizing longer missions to Mars, and clinicians are racing to prevent the perplexing problem.
  • Lens Adjustment After Cataract Surgery in View Lens Adjustment After Cataract Surgery in View When specialists calculate intraocular lens power for patients undergoing cataract surgery, they should consider the cornea, but postoperatively adjustable lenses could be the way of the future.
  • AI Sparks Legal Debate Over Machine-Generated Mistakes AI Sparks Legal Debate Over Machine-Generated Mistakes Specialists are figuring out where computers belong in the healthcare system, how reimbursement will work, and who is legally liable when machines make mistakes.
  • Imaging Eyes Before Damage Becomes Irreversible Imaging Eyes Before Damage Becomes Irreversible Clinicians will catch eye diseases before cells are damaged with a noninvasive system that measures flavoprotein fluorescence, report specialists, who say the new approach will have prognostic power.
  • Snubbed by Scientists, Recognized 20 Years Later Snubbed by Scientists, Recognized 20 Years Later Robert Folberg's success was 2 decades in the making after his team discovered vasculogenic mimicry. Their original report received a frosty reception, but has since been cited more than 1900 times.

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