Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

ARVO calls for applications for Dr. David L. Epstein AwardAt its 2017 general business meeting in May, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) welcomed a new president, Claude F. Burgoyne, MD, FARVO. Dr. Burgoyne, a glaucoma clinician and surgeon, is senior scientist, Van Buskirk Chair for Ophthalmic Research, and director of the Optic Nerve Head Research Laboratory at Devers Eye Institute, Portland, OR. He also serves as clinical professor of ophthalmology at Oregon Health and Sciences University, Eugene.
ARVO 2017 showcases vision research advancesAdvances in presbyopia, dry eye and allergy, and age-related macular degeneration filled this year’s meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.
Examining poster themes at ARVO 2017No one individual can digest the 5,647 posters and myriad oral presentations and panel discussions, but certain themes emerged, even to the casual observer. Poster numbers are included.
Researchers share ‘vision for hope’ at ARVO 2016
Researchers share ‘vision for hope’ at ARVO 2016More than 11,000 clinicians and researchers will gather in Seattle for the latest in cutting-edge vision science at the 2016 meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.
Ranibizumab proves instrumental for DME patients in RIDE, RISE trialsRanibizumab provided improvements in visual acuity and DR that were stable over the long term when the drug was administered on an as-needed regimen to patients with diabetic macular edema in the RIDE and RISE trials.
ARVO 2015 Making powerful connections in vision research, online networkingMore than 11,000 clinicians and researchers will gather in Denver to learn more about leading eye and vision research at the 2015 meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.
ARVO research round upThe Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology held its annual conference in Orlando, FL, last week and Optometry Times’ sister publication, Ophthalmology Times, was there to catch up on the latest research on glaucoma, AMD, and other diseases.
Editor’s Blog: ‘Star Trek’ medicine may not be light years awayThe Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) meeting is noted for bringing the latest research and clinical developments to the forefront of clinicians and scientists who venture in the eye-care arena. As with previous meetings, this was prevalent this week in Orlando.
Editor's Blog: Posters more than piece of paperAs part of Ophthalmology Times’ coverage of the 2014 meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Group Content Director Mark L. Dlugoss writes this blog with his observations of the meeting.
Curiosity-driven research leads to award-winning discoveriesResearchers should continue to explore offhand leads or spur-of-the-moment ideas, said 2005 Nobel laureate Barry Marshall, FRACP, FRS, FAA. These very actions have sometimes led to world-changing, award-winning research.