Expert Interviews

Advancements in the management of dry eye

Marguerite McDonald, MD, Eric Donnenfeld, MD, Tracy Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO, and Crystal Brimer, OD, FAAO, discuss a number of topics pertaining to Dry Eye including the diagnosis and clinical manifestations, traditional, treatment options, and the potential new agents in the horizon.

(AAO) Study outlines use of injectable intraocular steroid over drops

Robert Weinstock, MD, presents data from a retrospective multicenter study focusing on the efficacy of dexamethasone intraocular suspension 9% delivered at the time of cataract surgery.

(AAO) Preventing cystoid macular oedema after cataract surgery

Rudy Nuijts of the University Eye Clinic Maastricht, the Netherlands, discusses the highlights of his AAO 2020 presentation on a combination treatment regimen for lowering the incidence of cystoid macular oedema following category surgery.

(AAO) Alcon showcases advanced IOL technology for presbyopia

November 15, 2020

Kristen Brotherson, vice president, US surgical marketing for Alcon, discusses some of the recent advances in cataract surgery-related technologies, including a new advanced lens for patients with presbyopia (AcrySof IQ Vivity IOL).

(AAO) Study confirms Phase III results for uveitis treatment

November 14, 2020

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.

(AAO) Alcon virtual booth spotlights latest studies, retina product offerings

November 14, 2020

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.

(AAO) Considerations when using anti-VEGF for treating AMD

November 14, 2020

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 his presentation from this year's AAO, including findings from the HARBOR study of macular atrophy in AMD patients treated with ranibizumab.

(AAO) Applying impact of real-world data on day-to-day practice

November 14, 2020

Ted Leng, MD, MS, Byers Eye Institute at Stanford, and medical advisor for Verana Health, talks about data insights for retinal surgeons. Steven D. Schwartz, MD, Stein Eye Institute, UCLA, highlights his AAO presentation, “New Insight into Real-World U.S. Injection Data."