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Dry Eye

Rheumatic Patients Suffer from Higher Rate of Ocular Surface Disorders

Study shows anxiety and depression, lower quality of life, poorer sleep quality and dry eye are more commonly associated with this patient cohort.
May 26, 2023

Early DED Treatment Recommended in OSA Patients

Sleep apnea increases risk for ocular surface inflammation and severe dry eye.
May 25, 2023

Low Humidity Contributes to DED

Researchers suggest greater diligence to optimizing the water content in indoor environments could be a complementary means of improving ocular surface comfort.
May 22, 2023

B+L, Novaliq Eye Drop Approved For Treatment of DED

Miebo, previously known as NOV03, aims to ease signs and symptoms in as few as 15 days by reducing tear evaporation, the company says.
May 18, 2023

Physical Activity Relieves DED Symptoms

Study shows long-term exposure to exercise was associated with increased tear breakup time.
May 15, 2023

Macrolides Safer, More Effective, than Tetracyclines for MGD

A meta-analysis demonstrated that both meds induced improvement in signs and symptoms.
May 10, 2023

Dry Eye Emerges as Side Effect of Endocrine Therapy for Breast Cancer

Study also shows these patients with have a higher degree of anxiety and depression.
May 8, 2023

Dry Eye More Likely in Geriatric Patients with Depression, Anxiety

Having just one of these disorders also increased the risk in this analysis, as did other factors including age, race and geographic residence.
May 4, 2023

DREAM Study Researchers Again Challenge Omega-3 Efficacy in DED Treatment

Another analysis of the data found only a short-term effect in subjects using OFA supplements, then no difference attributable to therapy.
April 27, 2023

Autoimmune Disease Associated with Thinner Corneas, Dry Eye

Researchers believe that conditions of this type should be considered in patients who have superior epithelial thinning and reduced tear production.
April 26, 2023