The American Academy of Ophthalmology’s (AAO) annual meeting offers an opportunity for the ophthalmic community to gather together in fellowship and learning. Programs at the event provide high-quality learning opportunities that improve the professional competence and performance of eye care specialists. The 2021 meeting took place on November 13th, 14th, and 15th in New Orleans, Louisiana.
This year’s AAO meeting offered a variety of different events and activities for attendees to explore including demonstrations of the latest products and technology, lectures, sessions with a panel discussion, skill transfer labs to provide hands-on learning opportunities to master new surgical techniques, surgical videos, virtual meetings, and seven subspecialty meetings on: Cornea, Glaucoma, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Oculofacial Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery and Retina.
CODET Vision Institute Presents on Intraocular Lenses
Dr. Arturo Chayet attended the meeting where he presented the results of a recent Intraocular Lenses study at CODET. He was joined by the ophthalmologists of the Fellowship Program at CODET, Dr. Erick Navas and Dr. Guglielmo Buonomo, along with Dr. Francisco Saldivar from the Anterior Segment Fellowship and Dr. Carolina Guzmán from the Oculoplastics Fellowship.
Attendee health and safety was at the forefront of the event with COVID-19 safety protocols enacted throughout the duration of the annual meeting. The AAO requested proof of vaccination to enter the convention center, the use of masks at all times, physical distancing, and provided ample hand sanitizing stations.