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Dry Eye

Closed-eye Tear Dynamics Play Role in DED

Neutrophils demonstrated increased secondary granule degranulation.
September 18, 2020

DREAM Study Questions the MG-Dry Eye Link

Sjogren syndrome patients had fewer distorted and ghost glands.
September 9, 2020

Sex Hormones Affect Meibomian Glands

Benign prostate hyperplasia is associated with meibomian gland loss and tear film instability.
September 4, 2020

Evidence is Shaky for Eyelid Wipe Efficacy

Long-term costs and potential adverse effects may make you rethink their routine recommendation.
September 2, 2020

Clinical DED Markers Point to Early Onset

Early intervention in young adults may help stave off the disease.
August 17, 2020

GVHD Patients Struggle to Retain Punctal Plugs

These DED patients lost plugs within the first three months and require frequent follow-up.
August 13, 2020

Common Symptom Links Dry Eye, Migraine, TBI

Photophobia among the three conditions suggests a shared pathophysiology—and the hope for targeted therapy.
August 10, 2020

Test Sheds Light on Pain in DED Patients

Capsaicin-induced pain sensitivity is lower in those with short tear break-up time.
August 6, 2020

Higher BMI Points to MG Changes in Children

Patients in the top tiers were nearly four times more likely to have gland tortuosity.
August 5, 2020

IVCM May Help Differentiate Neuropathic Pain and DED

In addition to eye pain, microneuromas could serve as a diagnostic biomarker.
August 4, 2020