• Panelists Name This Year’s Best Papers


    During this year’s Original Papers sessions, the expert panels moderating those presentations each named the paper they rated most highly.

    This year’s most highly rated papers are as follows:

    • Cataract (Part 1)—Comparison of Cataract Surgical Wastes and Their Associated Costs in Both the United States and India (Presenting author: Cassandra Thiel, PhD)
    • Cataract (Part 2)— not available at time of press
    • Cornea, External Disease (Part 1)—Managing Ocular Complications of Stevens Johnson Syndrome in Children: A 25-Year Experience (Presenting author: Swapna Shanbhag, MBBS)
    • Cornea, External Disease (Part 2)—The Functional Success of Descemet-Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty in Pediatric Age Group: Eight Years of Our Experience (Presenting author: Muralidhar Ramappa, MD)
    • Glaucoma (Part 1)—Using Optic Nerve and Peripapillary Vascular Density From OCT Angiography to Differentiate Early Glaucoma From Glaucoma Suspect and Normal Eyes (Presenting author: Vikas Chopra, MD)
    • Glaucoma (Part 2)—Treatment Outcomes in the Primary Tube Versus Trabeculectomy Study After 1 Year of Follow-up (Presenting author: Steven J. Gedde, MD)
    • Intraocular Inflammation, Uveitis—ADJUVITE: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Adalimumab in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis–Associated Uveitis (Presenting author: Bahram Bodaghi, MD, PhD)
    • Neuro-Ophthalmology—Role of Cerebrospinal Fluid in Spaceflight-Induced Ocular Changes (Presenting author: Byron L. Lam, MD)
    • Ocular Tumors and Pathology—Somatostatin Receptor-2 Expression in Adenoid Cystic Carcinomas of the Lacrimal Gland: Immunohistochemical Study (Presenting author: Maria Paula Fernandez, MD)
    • Orbit, Lacrimal, Plastic Surgery—Eye-Preserving Surgery Followed by Adjuvant Radiotherapy for Lacrimal Gland Carcinoma: Outcomes in 37 Patients (Presenting author: Kyung In Woo, MD)
    • Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus—not available at time of press
    • Refractive Surgery—Topography-Guided LASIK vs. Small-Incision Lenticule Extraction: A Prospective Refractive and Quality of Vision Outcomes Contralateral Myopic Eye Study (Presenting author: A. John Kanellopoulos, MD)
    • Retina, Vitreous (Part 1)—Variables Related to the Ophthalmoscopic Findings Identified in Infants With Presumed Zika Virus Congenital Infection (Presenting author: Camila V. Ventura, MD)
    • Retina, Vitreous (Part 2)— Macular Atrophy in Neovascular AMD in the Age Related Eye Disease Study 2 (Presenting author: Amitha Domalpally, MBBS)