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

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

Say Hii to Xiidra

The first new DED drug in more than 13 years is finally here. How does it work and what are the potential implications for optometry?
08/15/2016

Mind Games

How optometrists can help dry eye patients who experience symptoms without signs.
05/15/2016

The Diagnosis Doesn’t Add Up

When signs and symptoms of dry eye disease don’t correlate, clinicians must use everything in their toolboxes to determine the correct management strategy.
03/15/2016

The Dry Eye Deluge

Last year saw an explosion of advancements in the world of ocular surface disease—and we are finding more every day.
01/15/2016

Too Many Tears: Is it Dry Eye?

Patients with a number of underlying conditions experience epiphora. How do you diagnose, educate and treat these patients?
11/15/2015

Upcoming Events

February 24, 2018

Eye to Eye V
Location: Philadelphia Marriott West, Conshohocken, PA
Speakers: Ron Melton, OD, FAAO & Randall Thomas, OD, FAAO
Earn 3 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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February 25, 2018

Eye to Eye V
Location: Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA
Speakers: Ron Melton, OD, FAAO & Randall Thomas, OD, FAAO
Earn 3 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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April 6-8, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Nashville
Location:
Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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