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  • The virtual meeting is the online component of the Academy's annual meeting.

    In 2023 the Academy will once again offer both in-person and virtual registration options.

    AAO 2023 Virtual

    Registration includes:

    • Annual meeting course and session highlights recorded in San Francisco.

    • Annual meeting on-demand-only content developed specifically for the online platform.

    • Videos and posters.

    CME credits are available for viewing AAO 2023 Virtual content.

    Subspecialty Day Virtual - Friday

    Registration includes:

    • Access online to all of the Subspecialty Day meeting content from meetings that took place on Friday:

      • Glaucoma Subspecialty Day 2023

      • Neuro-Ophthalmology Subspecialty Day 2023

      • Ocular Oncology and Pathology Subspecialty Day 2023

      • Refractive Surgery Subspecialty Day 2023

      • Retina Subspecialty Day 2023 (Day 1)

    • Detailed course syllabi available online.

    CME credits are available for viewing Subspecialty Day Virtual content.

    Subspecialty Day Virtual - Saturday

    Registration includes:

    • Access on-demand to all of the Subspecialty Day meeting content from meetings that took place on Saturday:

      • Cornea Subspecialty Day 2023

      • Oculofacial Plastic Surgery Subspecialty Day 2023

      • Retina Subspecialty Day 2022 (Day 2)

    • Detailed course syllabi available online.

    CME credits are available for viewing Subspecialty Day Virtual content.

    AAO 2022 Virtual

    Registration for AAO 2022 Virtual and Subspecialty Day Virtual is now closed.

    If you registered for the in-person meeting in Chicago you automatically have access to the corresponding virtual content for that meeting.

    Viewing Sessions Through Jan. 31

    The AAO 2022 Virtual Meeting platform is open through 11:59 p.m. ET on Jan. 31.

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    System Check

    1. You will need a computer with an internet connection and speakers or headphones.

    • The virtual meeting can be viewed on a mobile device, but the best viewing experience is on a desktop or laptop.
    • It is best to log in using a personal device, as institutions/workplaces may have corporate antivirus and firewall software that automatically block certain websites.

    2. Make sure you have the most current version of one of these popular browsers:

    • Chrome (preferred browser)
    • Safari
    • Edge
    • FireFox

    Internet Explorer is not supported.

    3. Disable your pop-up blocker to create a better user experience.

    Viewing Sessions Feb. 1 - Aug. 1

    Registrants for the virtual meeting, and those that registered for the in-person meeting in Chicago, will still be able to access scientific and practice management sessions on-demand and claim CME credit (professional attendees only) through Aug. 1.

    1. Go directly to aao.org/myonlineproducts and log in.
    2. In the "My Online Products" drop-down, you will see the meetings(s) for which you are registered. Select the meeting then use the search function to find recordings.

    Access More of the Meeting

    Find more resources from past annual meetings - including posters, videos, handouts and more - through the Meeting Archives web page.

    CME Credits

    The American Academy of Ophthalmology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Academy of Ophthalmology designates AAO 2022 as an Other (blended live and enduring material) activity. Physicians registered as In Person and Virtual are eligible to claim CME credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Learn more about available credits and how to claim CME.