• Panelists Name 2021’s Best Original Papers

    During AAO 2021’s Original Papers sessions, the expert panels moderating those presentations each named the paper that they rate most highly, as shown below. Below are the winners that had been announced at the time we went to press. If you are registered for the meeting, you can view all this year’s posters on the virtual meeting platform until Feb. 14, 2022.

    Cataract — PA019: Immediately Sequential Bilateral Cataract Surgery: An Academic Teaching Center’s Experience. (Presenting author: Ruyu Qi, MD)

    Cornea — PA028: Role of Conditioned Pain Modulation in Dry Eye. (Presenting author: Amy Huang, MD)

    Glaucoma (Session 1) — PA005: Treatment Outcomes in the Primary Tube Versus Trabeculectomy Study After 5 Years of Follow-Up. (Presenting author: Steven J. Gedde, MD)

    Glaucoma (Session 2) — PA042: Enabling RGC Transplantation Through Modification of Donor Neuron Intrinsic Signaling and the Recipient Microenvironment (Presenting author: Thomas V. Johnson III, MD)

    Neuro-Ophthalmology — PA053: Comparison of 1.5 Tesla and 3.0 Tesla MRI in the Evaluation of Acute Demyelinating Optic Neuritis (Presenting author: Minjun Hur, MD)

    Oculoplastics/Oncology — PA056: Highlights on Ocular Adverse Effects of Checkpoint Inhibitor Immunotherapy at U.S. Tertiary Cancer Center (Anam A. Mazharuddin, MD) 

    Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus — PA017: Race, Poverty and the Lack of Follow-Up for Arkansas Students Who Fail Vision Screenings: A Cross-Sectional Study (Presenting author: Victoria Ly, MD)

    Refractive Surgery — PA031: GEMINI 1 and 2 Pooled Phase 3 Safety and Efficacy: AGN-190584 Primary and Key Secondary Endpoints (Presenting author: George O. Waring IV, MD)

    Retina (Session 1) — PA047: Ocular Trauma and Death During the Protests and Riots of 2020: Decision Analysis Informed by Data and Dynamic Mathematical Modeling (Presenting author: Nicole Koulisis, MD)

    Retina (Session 2) — PA063: Graft Alignment, Integration and Dislocation: The Autologous Retinal Transplantation Global Consortium (Stavros N. Moysidis, MD)

    Uveitis — PA012: Machine Learning for Intraocular Disease Prediction Based on Aqueous Humor Immune Mediator Profiles With Clinical Data. (Presenting author: Yoshihiko Usui, MD)