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

Not So Benign OSD

If your patient isn’t responding to treatment, look beyond the typical forms of ocular surface disease.

Call the Exterminator

A new eye drop, Xdemvy, shows positive results in wiping out the unusually common condition known as Demodex blepharitis.

First of its Kind

Miebo now gives us a medication option that targets MGD and evaporative DED.

Drink Up

Hydrating the whole body—not just the eyes—is key to improving the ocular surface.

Toxic Work Environment

Be aware of certain glaucoma therapy options that could harm the ocular surface.

Right Tool for the Job

These small but mighty instruments can help you better perform a number of procedures and will enhance your practice.

Making the Grade

Studies show promising results for CyclASol, a new medication to treat DED that could be approved next year.

Revisit a Steroid Alternative

Acthar Gel, an injectable therapy that activates melanocortin pathways, may be a saving grace for some of your patients.

Power Trio

Three promising new therapeutics look to dramatically change dry eye disease management.

Night Moves

Inadequate lid closure, caused by nocturnal evaporative stress, may be the reason for your patient’s dry eye.

Upcoming Events

November 28, 2023

Think Differently About Dry Eye Disease

Location: Virtual
Presenters: Marc Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD
Webinar: 8:00pm ET

Sponsored by Alcon

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November 29, 2023

Addressing a Major Gap in the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease
Location: Virtual
Presenters: Melissa Barnett, OD, and John D. Sheppard, MD
Webinar: 8:00pm ET

Sponsored by Bausch + Lomb

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December 8-9, 2023

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Omni La Costa, Carlsbad, California
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Earn up to 12 LIVE COPE Credits (COPE Accreditation Pending)

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