• Panelists Name 2019’s Best Original Papers

    During AAO 2019’s Original Papers sessions, the expert panels moderating those presentations each named the paper that they rate most highly, as shown below:

    Cataract (panel 1)—Pa028: An AI-Based Approach to Predicting IOL Power. (Presenting author: Shawn Lin, MD, MBA.)

    Cataract (panel 2)—Pa086: A Comparative Analysis of 12 IOL Power Formulas. (Presenting author: Austin Michael Pereira)

    Cornea (joint best)—Pa044: Rose Bengal Photodynamic Antimicrobial Therapy for Patients With Progressive Infectious Keatitis. (Presenting author: Andrea Naranjo.)

    Cornea (joint best)—Pa050: Increased Corneal Endothelial Cell Migration in Fuchs Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy in a DSO Model. (Presenting author: Stephan Ong Tone, MD.)

    Glaucoma (panel 1)—Pa058: Hemoglobin Video Imaging Provides Novel In Vivo High-Resolution Imaging and Quantification of Human Aqueous Outflow in Glaucoma Patients. (Presenting author: Tanseem Khatib, MBBCH.)

    Glaucoma (panel 2)—Pa063: Developing Personalized Forecasts of HTG and NTG Progression at Different Target IOPs Using Machine Learning Methods. (Presenting author: Luke Deroos, MS.)

    Neuro-Ophthalmology—Pa021: Efficacy of rAAV2/2-ND4 Gene Therapy for Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy: 48-Week Data From the Phase 3 RESCUE Trial. (Presenting author: Patrick Yu-Wai-Man, FRCOphth, MBBS, PhD.)

    Ocular Pathology and Oncology—Pa010: Ocular Surface and Cutaneous Invasive SCCs and Precursor Lesions on UV-Exposed Sites Demonstrate a Concordant Level of Genomic Complexity in Known Recurrently Altered Genes. (Presenting author: Rajesh C. Rao, MD.)

    Oculoplastics and  Best of ASOPRS—Pa013: Pretarsal vs. Preseptal OnabotulinumtoxinA for Patients With Eyelid Spasm: A Randomized, Triple-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Crossover Clinical Trial. (Presenting author: Marcus M. Marcet, MD.)

    Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus, and Best of AAPOS—Pa076: Outcomes of Modified PRP for Aggressive Posterior ROP After Intravitreal Bevacizumab. (Danny Mammo, MD.)

    Refractive Surgery—Pa001: Novel Method of Evaluating Post-CXL Outcomes Using Virtual Bowman Topography. (Presenting author: Gairik Kundu, MBBS, MS.)

    Retina (panel 1)—Pa040: Early Evidence of Safety and Efficacy of AAV8-RPGR Gene Therapy for X-Linked Retinitis Pigmentosa. (Presenting author: Paulo E. Stanga, MD.)

    Retina (panel 2)—Pa070: Month 24 Results From the Scotopic Microperimetric Assessment of Rod Function in Stargardt Disease (SMART) Study. (Presenting author: Etienne Schonbach, MD.)

    Uveitis—Pa035: One-Year Outcomes of Uveitic Macular Edema in the First-Line Antimetabolites as Steroid-Sparing Treatment (FAST) Uveitis Trial. (Presenting author: Edmund Tsui, MD.)

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