Call for abstracts

Abstract submission is now closed. 

The Imaging in the Eye Program Committee seeks high-quality abstracts describing original, unpublished research results that contain a clear statement of hypothesis, an explanation of methods, a report of data that unequivocally test the hypothesis, and a brief discussion of their implications.

Abstracts submitted for the 2019 ARVO Annual Meeting may not be submitted for the 2019 Imaging in the Eye Conference.

Abstracts must be work that has not been submitted for publication before the abstract submission deadline. After the abstract submission deadline of February 15, 2019, an author is at liberty to submit their abstract to a journal for publication consideration.

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Key dates for the 2019 Imaging in the Eye Conference abstract program

January 4, 2019   Abstract submission opens
February 15, 2019   Abstract submission closes - 5pm U.S. EST
March 13, 2019   Abstract acceptance notifications sent to First Authors
March 19, 2019   Abstract scheduling notification sent to First Authors
March 20, 2019   Presentation guidelines paper/poster available online
March 22, 2019   Early bird conference registration deadline
April 26 - 27, 2019   ARVO Imaging in the Eye Conference


  • All accepted abstracts will be assigned to either a paper (oral) or poster presentation session at the discretion of the Conference Program Committee. Changes to scheduled abstract presentation formats, dates and times cannot be made. NOTE: New this year - All accepted abstracts will be published in the ARVO IOVS Journal.
  • First Authors of accepted abstracts will be required to register and pay the full meeting registration fee, attend the Imaging in the Eye Conference and present their abstract.
  • All questions must include the abstract Control ID# and the first/last name of the First Author and should be directed to
  • The abstracts/conference presentations for the Imaging in the Eye Conference will be available electronically to all registered attendees. The registrants will receive a downloadable link before the conference. This will be downloadable to most mobile devices. (The link will also be provided onsite.)

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