ARVO Report

2012 Report from ARVO

Review’s 13th Annual ARVO Report covers the latest clinical advances, studies, office-based treatments and surgical procedures.

ARVO: Cornea

The effect of contact lenses on the eye was high on the agenda at ARVO 2012. Dry eye also commanded attention, as did meibomian gland dysfunction and cutting edge corneal procedures.

ARVO: Retina

Researchers revealed new insights from established studies in AMD and diabetic retinopathy at ARVO 2012. Pioneering work on retinal-vitreal treatments, genetics, sleep apnea and other topics provided many additional learning opportunities

ARVO: Cataract & Refractive Surgery

New research focuses on penetrating corneal procedures, cataract prevention and a variety of innovations that could eventually benefit patients.

ARVO: Glaucoma

New insights on topical therapy, prevention, structure, function and diagnostic technologies highlighted a diverse presentation of topics.

12th Annual ARVO Report

The research presented at the 2011 ARVO meeting will shape the way clinicians care for patients.


CATT, VEGF Trap-Eye, nutritional supplements, PHP and new treatments for DME were some of the most important retinal care topics discussed this year at ARVO.

Cataract & Refractive Surgery

Researchers present new insights on the femtosecond laser, intrastromal procedures, surgical correction of astigmatism and corneal collagen crosslinking.


Glaucoma researchers presented recent developments related to nerve fiber layer thickness, topical therapy, imaging and other important issues.


New research on contact lenses, dry eye and corneal infection are the focus of high-interest topics at ARVO this year.

Upcoming Events

December 10-11, 2021

Optometric Glaucoma Symposium Winter Conference
Location: Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
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December 11, 2021

Early Detection, Monitoring and Timely Referral
Location: Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Patio Room
Speakers: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO, and Nathan C. Steinle, MD
Dinner/Presentation 6:00–7:00pm EST

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December 11-12, 2021

Retina Update 2021
Location: Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
Program Chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO; Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 Live COPE credits

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