Neuro-Ophthalmology Topics at the AAO Annual Meeting

Posted: 10/24/2018
Category: General News


Attending the AAO Annual Meeting this year? If yes, make sure to check out the events listed below that will be featuring the top-rated abstracts submitted in Neuro-ophthalmology. We also encourage you to attend the NANOS symposium and the Hoyt Lecture on Monday.  Please invite your colleagues to attend the Breakfast with the Experts and neuro-ophthalmology instruction courses and help us raise awareness among non-neuro-ophthalmologists of the educational offerings from NANOS.

For more details please visit the AAO website.

Full Program can be searched here.


When: Monday, October 29, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. PT08: Neuro-Ophthalmology
Where: South Hall A, Booth 66
Meet presenters and attend moderated poster discussions led by your mentors and colleagues.


When: Tuesday, October 30, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. PT08: Neuro-Ophthalmology
Where: McCormick Place, Room S405

8:30 AM PA092 Screening Data of 200 Subjects With NAION: Results From an Interim Analysis of a Phase 2/3, Randomized, Double-Masked, Sham-Controlled Trial of QPI-1007 (QRK207 Study) Dean M Cestari MD
8:42 AM PA093 Stroke in Patients With NAION: A Population-Based Study Robert C Foster, MD
8:54 AM PA094 Peripapillary and Macular Vessel Density Assessed With OCT-A in Unilateral Retrogeniculate Visual Pathway Lesions Francisco J Munoz-Negrete MD
9:06 AM PA095 Evaluation of Optic Canal Anatomy and Symmetry Using Computed Tomography Xinxin Zhang
9:18 AM PA096 Long-term Efficacy of Fractionated Conformal Radiotherapy for the Management of Primary Optic Nerve Sheath Meningiomas Ravi Pandit, MD
9:30 AM PA097 Neuro-Ophthalmic Injuries With Concomitant Systemic Neurologic Injury or Traumatic Brain Injury in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom: 2001-2011 Alexandria Jaksha, MD
9:42 AM PA098 OnabotulinumtoxinA Decreases Photophobia and Sensations of Dryness Independent of Tear Volume Ryan Diel, MD


Neuro-Ophthalmology Highlights 

SYM30 - Is This Optic Nerve Normal?
Monday, Oct 29, 2018 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

8:30 AM Chair Valerie Biousse MD
8:30 AM Introduction Valerie Biousse MD
8:33 AM The Nerve Is Obviously Not Normal With My 90 D Lens-Do I Need to Dilate the Patient or Is It OK to Just Send the Patient to Neuro-Op? Angela Herro, MD
8:42 AM Is This Nerve Swollen? Sachin Kedar MD
8:51 AM Is This Glaucoma? Zoe R Williams MD
9:00 AM The Optic Nerve OCT Is Not Normal, but the Optic Nerve Looks Good-What’s Going On? M Tariq Bhatti MD
9:09 AM The Optic Nerve OCT (RNFL) Is Normal, but I Saw an RAPD and I Know There Is an Optic Neuropathy-What’s Going On? Thomas R Hedges III MD
9:18 AM The Nerve Looks Funny-Is This Normal? Valerie I Elmalem MD
9:27 AM Conclusion Anne S Abel, MD
9:30 AM Introduction of the William F Hoyt Lecturer Anthony C Arnold MD
9:35 AM William F Hoyt Lecture: Unraveling the Enigma of Non-Arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Joseph F Rizzo III MD
9:59 AM Presentation of the Hoyt Award


You can also review the program using the online Program Search. It is part of the meeting registration process, but you do not need to be registered, or logged in, to review the program. When you want to build a schedule, or select favorite sessions, you will need to scroll to the bottom of the search page to log in.

Review program highlights in the AAO 2018 Highlights brochure. (PDF 1.3MB)

Questions? Please visit the AAO website for additional information.

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