Reported over 4 days in Chicago, the AAO 2018 Daily email blast allows ophthalmologists at the convention and at home to stay on top of news and clinical highlights from Subspecialty Day and AAO 2018.
AAO 2018 News
The Academy’s convention tabloid provides extensive meeting news and information. There are 2 editions—one distributed on Friday and Saturday, the other starting on Sunday. Grab a copy of AAO 2018 News in 3 locations: near the escalator on Level 1, next to the bridge in Lakeside, and in the Resource Center, Booth 508.
Check out recommended sessions from the Subspecialty Day program directors. Shopping for equipment at AAO 2018? Don’t miss “Save Your Spine,” featuring a list of ergonomic-related questions for vendors. Get tips on touring Chicago from a local. Preview the honorary lectures, and more.
Read an in-depth profile of the 2018 Laureate, Steven T. Charles, MD. Other highlights include profiles of the Academy President’s Guests of Honor, the best “Blink” mysteries of the year, and an inside look at the Museum of Vision’s exhibit on Renaissance and early modern ophthalmic medicine.
The Best of EyeNet
For a convenient, at-a-glance reference on the important discoveries and advancements in 3 subspecialties, read EyeNet Selections.
Read first-hand perspectives about incorporating MIGS into practice, expert discussion of the ins-and-outs of diagnosing normal-tension glaucoma, and a look at the latest new glaucoma drugs, Rhopressa and Vyzulta.
This booklet investigates 3 potentially disruptive cataract innovations. It also discusses SMILE and how to adopt it in practice, and it takes a balanced look at 2 intrascleral haptic fixation techniques.
Take a peek inside an IRD clinic to see whether, when, and how to do genetic testing. Stories on outer retinal tabulation, OCTA and dry AMD, and diagnosis and management of central retinal vein occlusion round out this review.
The Exhibitor Guide (PDF, 6 MB) contains contact information, booth numbers, and product listings for all AAO 2018 exhibitors. When you’re at the annual meeting, a print copy can be found in your registration bag.