Annual Dry Eye Report

Did the DREAM Study Change Your Thinking?

The controversial findings led some ODs to question the role of omega-3s, while others dispute the study itself. Here, several experts share their views.
05/16/2019

Cyclosporine Shoot-out: How Do They Match Up?

After more than a decade with just a single agent to use, your options are expanding. This story explains their differences.
05/15/2019

Build A Better Dry Eye Protocol

The DEWS II report provides a roadmap to help streamline your treatment regimens.
05/15/2019

Improve Your Understanding of Meibomian Gland Function ­—and Dysfunction

To fully appreciate the underpinnings of dry eye, it is important to take a step back and consider both the structure and function of the meibomian glands.
05/15/2016

A Better Meibomian Gland Work-up: See What You’ve Been Missing

Develop a protocol for assessing the lids and related structures.
05/15/2016

Tools of the Trade: Current Techniques to Treat Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

With new techniques and technologies emerging, optometrists have more ways than ever to combat this pervasive problem.
05/15/2016

Why Dry Eye Trials Often Fail

From disease variability to confounding underlying conditions, there are countless reasons why new dry eye drugs have come up short in FDA testing.
01/15/2013

A Lifetime of Dry Eye

Dry eye can strike patients of any age. Do you know the subtle signs and symptoms to look for, and the particular treatments to provide, among patients of different ages?
01/15/2013

Keep On Plugging

Punctal plugs are an effective treatment option for many patients with dry eye syndrome. But, they also may be used in a variety of other ways to facilitate improved ocular health.
01/15/2012

When Dry Eye Therapy Fails

Here are five reasons why patients with ocular surface disease may not respond to the treatments you prescribe.
02/17/2009

Upcoming Events

February 14-17, 2020

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Center
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO, and Leo Semes, OD, FACMO, FAAO
Up to 17 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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April 16-18, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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April 18-19, 2020

Optometric Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Society—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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