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ARVO Celebrates Champalimaud Foundation’s 2019 Vision Award Winners
Award recognizes three organizations who have overcome barriers of poverty and geography to address the eye care needs of disadvantaged populations in Brazil 

Outdoor Exercise Reduces Progression of Common Vision Issue in Children
New research suggests that adding 30 minutes of continued daily outdoor activity reduces the progression of nearsightedness, called myopia, in children

New research uncovers possible causes of nearsightedness 
Research shows that using hand-held devices and living in man-made environments may lead to Myopia 

New studies show clinical benefits for ophthalmology patients
3D printing and new approach to finding glasses lenses offer faster and more cost-effective approaches to care

New connection made between cigarette smoking and PVR
The presence and severity of PVR has been linked to the frequency of cigarette smoking

New understanding through research of children's eye disorders
Possible signs found that may help doctors identify strabismus and the spread of eye cancer

Using retinal blood vessels to identify or improve AMD
Age-related macular degeneration linked to abnormalities in retina blood vessels

Medical data surveyed from social media proved viable
Social media platforms may be a viable tool in medical data collection for research

Morphological and structural ocular changes are associated with Alzheimer’s disease
Changes in both the cornea and the retina may serve as diagnostic biomarkers

Innovative approaches to ocular biology and technology allow for more efficient diagnosis and monitoring
News conference features four studies presented at ARVO 2019

ARVO and EBAA Launch EyeFind
New online tool helps researchers locate eye tissue

ARVO Foundation Announces New Mallinckrodt Uveitis Research Fellowship
New award supports research on uveitis and inflammatory conditions

ARVO Announces New International Regional Meeting Series
First ARVO International meeting scheduled for Pacific Rim in 2020

ARVO Announces Recipient of Ludwig von 
 Clinician-Scientist Award
Award winner Pearse Keane, PhD is currently investigating the role AI can play in ocular healthcare 

ARVO Announces Winner of Pfizer Ophthalmics Carl Camras Translational Research Award
Dr. Yali Jia has been recognized for her innovations in OCTA

ARVO Announces Recipients of Genentech AMD Research Fellowships
A basic and a clinical researcher focusing on AMD are awarded the fellowship each year

ARVO Announces Oberdorfer Award for Low Vision Research Winner
LectureAward winner Cynthia Owsley, PhD researches the ocular impact of aging

Roche Supports Collaborative Research Fellowships
Awards presented to three outstanding researchers from developing countries

ARVO Announces Recipient of 2019 Bert M. Glaser, MD Award
Mandeep Singh, MD, PhD, has been recognized for his work on regenerating the retina using stem cells.

International Conference Brings Together World Leaders in Eye Cancer
New studies explore latest development to improve diagnosis and treatment

ARVO supports Congressional Briefing on Dry Eye
Vision community refocuses on July as Dry Eye Awareness Month with impact of major study to be explained at Congressional  Briefing

Vision scientists discover new eye treatment for seasonal allergies
A recent study shows that a new eye drop may be a potentially effective treatment for seasonal eye allergies, a condition affecting millions of people worldwide.

Researchers share latest high-tech advances in vision research Conference Floor
News conference features five studies presented at ARVO 2018

Scientists discover new ways to diagnose and detect progression of glaucoma
Two new research studies demonstrate that imaging technologies can help to diagnose and detect the progression of glaucoma, one of the leading causes of blindness in the U.S.

Vision studies offer new options for eye cancer diagnosis and treatment
The findings of two new studies may help advance the diagnosis and treatment of eye cancers. 

Cutting-edge research may help prevent and improve nearsightedness
In a new study, vision researchers found that certain types of lightbulbs and reading at different times of the day may contribute to nearsightedness, a condition clinically referred to as myopia.


Emerging trends and hot topics: Presented Sunday, April 29, 2018 at the ARVO Annual Meeting
Emerging trends and hot topics: Presented Monday, April 30, 2018 at the ARVO Annual Meeting
Emerging trends and hot topics: Presented Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at the ARVO Annual Meeting
Emerging trends and hot topics: Presented Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at the ARVO Annual Meeting
Emerging trends and hot topics: Presented Thursday, May 3, 2018 at the ARVO Annual Meeting

Latest advances in eye and vision research featured at ARVO 2018 Annual Meeting 

News conference to feature high tech advances in vision research

International conference to bring together world leaders in eye cancerGlobe in Exhibit Hall
Scientists and clinicians will explore latest development to improve diagnosis and treatment

New study finds federally-funded technology saved Medicare $9 billion
A new study quantifying a 21-fold return on investment suggests an efficient — and non-partisan — method to cut healthcare spending is to invest in basic research

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Posted: 4/6/2018