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  1. Vision scientists discover new eye treatment for seasonal allergies

    Vision scientists discover new eye treatment for seasonal allergies Honolulu, Hawaii – 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. The findings will be presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in Honolulu, Hawaii, Sunday, April 29 – Thursday, May 3. In a set of studies, the scientists assessed whether or not a non

  2. Ebola lingers in survivors' eyes

    Ebola lingers in survivors' eyes Ebola lingers in survivors' eyes Cells that provide immune privilege also prevent virus clearance Rockville, Md. - Three years after an Ebola epidemic swept across West Africa, researchers have found a clue to how the virus may live on in the eyes of survivors suffering from uveitis - one of the more serious and common complications of the disease. About one in four Ebola survivors from Sierra Leone suffer from uveitis, or inflammation inside the eye, a condit

  3. Vision studies offer new options for eye cancer diagnosis and treatment

    Vision studies offer new options for eye cancer diagnosis and treatment Honolulu, Hawaii –The findings of two new studies may help advance the diagnosis and treatment of eye cancers. The research is being presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in Honolulu, Hawaii, Sunday, April 29 – Thursday, May 3. Researchers prove safety of potential new treatment for most common eye cancer Clinical studies indicate that the new IMCgp100 th

  4. Cutting-edge research may help prevent and improve nearsightedness

    Cutting-edge research may help prevent and improve nearsightedness Honolulu, Hawaii – 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. In another study, scientists found that a common food flavoring may offer new treatment options for reducing nearsightedness. The findings from the three new studies are being presented at the Association for Resea

  5. OCT paper press release

    Embargoed until Dec. 7, 12pm EDT Media contact: Marisa Lavine   +1.240.221.2923   mlavine@arvo.org                                                                                                                                                                                                                                New study finds federally-funded technology saved Medicare $9 billion Rockville, Md. — A new study quantifying a 21-fold return on investment suggests an e

  6. Global Mentorship Program

    Global Mentorship Program The Global Mentorship Program supports and sustains the interest of junior researchers with a focus on professional development within the field and engaging in ARVO.   2019 Program Timeline (Cohort 1) Application opens October 1, 2018 Application closes November 30, 2018 Applicants notified December 2018 The program year is from January 2019 to June 2019. Notifications will be sent approximately three weeks following the application deadline. ARVO will match men

  7. Member Obituaries Archive

    Member Obituaries Archive Dong-Hyun Hong, PhD 2012     Carlos G. Bianciotto, MD July 24, 2012 AP Section Josh Wallman, PhD, FARVO March 3, 2012 AP Section       2011       James O'Rourke, MD, MSc October 29, 2011   IM Section Hansjoerg E. J. W. Kolder, MD, PhD October 23, 2011 VN Section  Davida Y. Teller   October 12, 2011   VI Section   David J. Apple, MD   August 18, 2011   Cl Section   Mitchell H. Friedlaender, MD   July 28, 2011    

  8. Member Obituaries

    Member Obituaries ARVO acknowledges recently deceased members by listing obituaries on this page.  Obituaries for publication on this page should be submitted through the notification form. Photos may be included if available.         David R. Pepperberg, PhD, FARVO Sept. 2, 2018 VN Section R. Rand Allingham, MD, FARVO Aug. 27, 2018 GL Section Robert H. Webb, PhD Aug. 23, 2018 RE Section Venkat Reddy, PhD, FARVO June 30, 2018 LE Section Christopher A. Paterson, PhD