Ocular Surface Review

A expert clinician gives step-by-step advice on how to care for dry eye and other chronic disorders of the ocular surface. By Paul M. Karpecki, OD

The Many Methods of MGD

More options for cleaning and treating the lid margins and meibomian glands means better patient care.
11/20/2018

Re-think Autologous Serum

Clinicians are turning to this therapy earlier and more frequently, as new products make serum-derived tears easier to obtain and use.
10/15/2018

The Dry Eye Misalignment

If dry eye comes with headaches, neck/shoulder pain and eyestrain, it may be trigeminal dysphoria.
08/15/2018

White: Not Just for Brides

The FDA recently approved a new over-the-counter alpha-adrenergic receptor agonist designed to clear your patients’ red eyes.
06/15/2018

HA: No Laughing Matter

Most doctors don’t realize the extent to which we have or will have access to hyaluronic acid for dry eye in the United States.
03/15/2018

Could Eyelids Be the Key to DED?

A new theory finds the two linked by a familiar foe: bacterial biofilm.
11/15/2017

Hitting a Nerve

Here’s what you need to know about the newest technology approved for dry eye disease therapy.
07/15/2017

Plug into Dry Eye Therapy

Don’t overlook the benefits of punctal occlusion for your DED patients. New technologies have made it better than ever.
03/15/2017

Tales From TFOS

Ocular surface experts from around the world recently came together to share groundbreaking research.
01/15/2017

When the Pain Won’t Go Away

Early diagnosis is key to helping patients overcome ocular neuropathic pain associated with dry eye disease.
11/15/2016

Upcoming Events

November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chairs: Steve Ferrucci, OD, and Mohammad Rafieetary, OD
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approved)
Register here

December 14-15, 2018

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Monarch Hotel, Dana Point, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approved)
Register here

February 15-19, 2019

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Hotel
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Leo Semes, OD
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

 

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