Johnson & Johnson Vision Highlights New Data, Educational Resources and Support for the Ophthalmology Community at the 2018 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting

Source: Johnson & Johnson Vision

Johnson & Johnson Vision will highlight a host of new data at the upcoming 2018 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) and American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators (ASOA) Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., April 13-17. Additionally, the company is offering a series of educational opportunities and resources to those attending the meeting, as well as sponsoring charitable giving initiatives for patients.

“At Johnson & Johnson Vision, we keep our patients at the center of all that we do—including ensuring we have a portfolio of products to make meaningful differences across a lifetime of eye health needs,” said Tom Frinzi, Worldwide President, Surgical, Johnson & Johnson Vision. “We believe we can create the best patient outcomes by offering ongoing innovation, data, and educational resources for eye care professionals—which is exemplified by our presence at this year’s ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting.”

Data of Note

Data presented at the meeting reinforce benefits of Johnson & Johnson Vision products, including TECNIS Symfony and TECNIS Multifocal Intraocular Lenses, CATALYS Precision Laser System, iDESIGN System, and more. Continued research surrounding these innovative products underscores the company’s commitment to advancing eye health.

  • “Multivariate Regression Analysis of Patient Satisfaction in Patients Receiving Bilateral +3.25 vs Bilateral +4.00 Diffractive Multifocal Implants,” Bucci F

Poster: Available on demand in the poster pavilion and on ASCRS.org

  • “Visual Outcomes and Real-Life Performance after Bilateral Implantation of an Extended-Vision IOL,” Vardhan P, Goel S, Sharma A

Paper Presentation: Saturday, April 14, 3:17-3:22 PM, Level 1, 143A

  • “Patient-Reported Quality of Vision after Bilateral Wavefront-Guided LASIK,” Chen S, Manche E

Paper Presentation: Sunday, April 15, 8:17-8:22 AM, Level 1, 144A

  •  “Effect of High Vacuum and Aspiration on Phacoemulsification Efficiency and Chatter Using Transversal Phacoemulsification,” Kabbara S, Heczko J, Barlow W, Zaugg B, Pettey J, Olson R

Paper Presentation: Sunday, April 15, 3:30-3:35 PM, Level 1, 143B

  • “Visual Acuity Outcomes after Implantation of Extended-Depth-of-Focus Toric IOL Targeted for Emmetropia or Nanovision,” Donnenfeld E, Lane S, Sandoval, H Slade S, Solomon K

Paper Presentation: Monday, April 16, 8:07-8:12 AM, Level 1, 143B

  • “Contralateral Eye Comparison of Quality of Vision in Wavefront-Guided and Wavefront-Optimized LASIK,” Roe J, Manche E

Paper Presentation: Monday, April 16, 8:54-8:59 AM, Level 1, 144A

Educational Opportunities of Note

Johnson & Johnson Vision believes in providing 360-degree support to the ophthalmology community, to collectively spur innovation and advances that will best serve patients. Throughout the meeting, the company will host educational and interactive events to offer on-site attendees access to some of the world’s leading experts and techniques in ophthalmology.

  • Live Surgery Broadcast

Watch live as Thomas Clinch, MD, Eye Doctors of Washington, performs cataract surgery. Eric Donnenfeld, MD, Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island, will moderate and provide insights.

Friday, April 13, 7:00 – 9:00 PM, Warner Theatre, 513 13th St. NW

Register to attend: register.eyetube.net/jjv-live-surgery

  • The “U”

A world-class program led by industry experts, with a curriculum aimed at educating around best practices in practice and patient marketing.

Friday, April 13, 8:00 AM – 4:15 PM, Grand Hyatt Washington, 100 H Street NW

Register at: theUmeeting.com

  • Cataract, LASIK, and Ocular Surface Disease Speakers Forum

View expert-led demonstrations on hot topics and surgical management.

Saturday and Sunday, April 14-15, various times, Booth #1817

Register to attend: boothprograms.jnjvisionsurgicaleducation.com

  • Brilliance Bar

Engage in peer-to-peer education on establishing patient expectations, managing challenging cases, understanding premium technology, and sharing the latest phaco techniques.

Saturday and Sunday, April 14-15, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Booth #1817

Reserve your time slot at: boothprograms.jnjvisionsurgicaleducation.com

  • Ophthalmology’s Future Leaders Educational Program

Eye care professionals with 10 years or less experience can pose questions to some of the nation’s leading ophthalmologists, while networking with peers and faculty.

Saturday, April 14, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM, The Living Room, 1008 Vermont Ave NW

Register at: https://bmcg.regfox.com/future-leaders

  • Phaco Face-Off Reloaded

Learn pearls on phaco techniques from industry experts. 

Sunday, April 15, 12:00 – 1:00 PM, Booth #1817

Register to attend: boothprograms.jnjvisionsurgicaleducation.com

Caring and Giving

Caring for the world, one person at a time, inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. At the ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting, the company’s commitment to serving our communities and bringing healthy vision to everyone, everywhere, every day is evident.

  • Run for Sight

Johnson & Johnson Vision is proud to sponsor the Sixth Annual ASCRS Foundation’s “Run for Sight.” Proceeds from the event benefit ongoing humanitarian programs in Ethiopia and the U.S.

Sunday, April 15, 6:30 AM

Register to attend and for more information: https://www.tracs.net/ascrs5k/

  • Steps for Sight Challenge

The company will be matching the first $10,000 raised by participants. The event will benefit charitable eye programs that give sight to those impaired by cataract blindness.

Friday-Sunday, April 13-15

Learn more at: http://steps4sight.everydayhero.do/

  • Donate a Photo

Visit the company booth, #1817, to participate in Donate a Photo. For every photo taken, Johnson & Johnson gives US$1 to a cause you care about. To date, over 3.2 million photos have been donated to help 164 causes.

To donate your photo, or learn more, visit: www.donateaphoto.com

All educational content of the ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting is planned by its program committee, and ASCRS•ASOA does not endorse, promote, approve, or recommend the use of any products, devices, or services.


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