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

Making the Grade

Studies show promising results for CyclASol, a new medication to treat DED that could be approved next year.
11/15/2022

Revisit a Steroid Alternative

Acthar Gel, an injectable therapy that activates melanocortin pathways, may be a saving grace for some of your patients.
09/15/2022

Power Trio

Three promising new therapeutics look to dramatically change dry eye disease management.
07/15/2022

Night Moves

Inadequate lid closure, caused by nocturnal evaporative stress, may be the reason for your patient’s dry eye.
06/15/2022

A Sticky Subject

Mucin dysfunction in dry eye is more common than you think.
03/15/2022

Neurological DED Management in Action

Promising new treatments consider a different route to alleviation of symptoms.
12/15/2021

A Disease for All Seasons

Don’t be fooled by its name: vernal keratoconjunctivitis can cause problems year-round. Heed these pearls to aid care.
10/15/2021

Fighting Fungal Keratitis

Though rare, this virulent infection can be mistaken for more benign varieties, with potentially devastating results.
08/15/2021

Five Easy Pieces

Follow these steps to increase your dry eye diagnostic accuracy.
06/15/2021

End of the Line for EBMD

More than just an annoyance, this condition can alter refractive status in ways that complicate outcomes for surgical patients
04/15/2021