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AAO 2020 – Virtual

13–15 November 2020
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The American Academy of Ophthalmology's annual meeting is now fully online!

Join them 13–15 November for AAO 2020 Virtual, where all of ophthalmology meets® for lively discussions, clinical pearls, fun activities and live interaction with presenters and industry.

Registration for AAO 2020 Virtual is all-inclusive. Attend any session, course, Subspecialty Day meeting or skills transfer course that you wish. Network with colleagues and visit the Expo to find the latest innovations for your practice. View 100 hours of live broadcast content then access 700 additional hours of on-demand content in the virtual meeting platform through 15 February 2021.

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The Academy is providing programming for international attendees in different time zones. On 13 and 14 November, the program will be extended by 75 minutes for a “Hello Asia Pacific” session. Topics include myopia and premium IOLs. On 14 and 15 November, programming will start 75 minutes early for a “Hello Europe, Africa and Middle East” session. Topics include retina and cornea. Specific program information will be available in early October.

Michael X. Repka, MD will give the 2020 Jackson Memorial Lecture on Nov. 14. His talk is titled "Amblyopia Outcomes through Clinical Trials and Practice Measurement: Room for Improvement." Dr. Repka is the David L. Guyton, MD, and Feduniak Family Professor of Ophthalmology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Wilmer Eye Institute.

Explore the latest research, treatments and thought leadership during Subspecialty Day meetings: Cornea, Glaucoma, Ocular Oncology and Pathology, Oculofacial Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery, Retina, and Uveitis. Portions of each meeting will be live broadcast Friday, Nov. 13. Additional content will be available on-demand.

Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy the informal learning in the Academy Café. Look for moderated panels on cataract, cornea, glaucoma, retina, ocular trauma, neuro-ophthalmology and pediatric ophthalmology. As always, your questions direct the discussion.

Don’t miss the Cataract Spotlight and Hot Topics sessions, when speakers present a variety of challenging clinical case studies. Each includes a panel discussion of methods of diagnosis and approaches to treatment with audience interaction.

Explore the latest research and case studies in Original Paper Sessions and Poster Discussions. Presentations will be grouped by topic, followed by commentary from authors and a panel of experts.

New! Ask the Experts sessions will feature live interaction with an expert on a specific topic. A moderator will take your questions and guide the flow of conversation.

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