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Dry Eye

Chronic Pain Conditions May Share Pathway with Dry Eye

A large meta-analysis found the ocular surface disease was positively linked with more severe symptoms in these patients than in controls.
June 12, 2024

New Three-ingredient Eyelid Wipe for Blepharitis Debuts

The eco-friendly product contains Manuka honey, soy protein and purified water in a biodegradable bamboo-based towelette.
May 23, 2024

Study: Omega-3 Use for 12 Weeks Did Not Improve Dry Eye Symptoms

However, the regimen might prevent worsening of meibomian gland dropout in the condition.
May 23, 2024

High BMI a Risk Factor for Dry Eye Symptoms in Children

However, the OSDI score was not associated with age, race, sex, screen time, outdoor activities or diet.
May 14, 2024

ARVO Study Compares Effectiveness of 13 Artificial Tears

There was no hands-down winner. The findings emphasized the importance of tailoring treatment based on individual patient characteristics.
May 14, 2024

Maximum Blink Interval Helps Detect Dry Eye Cases with Mismatch of Signs vs. Symptoms

The findings were diagnostic in patients when TBUT and Schirmer’s scores weren’t.
May 10, 2024

DREAM Study Cohort Shows Dry Eye Test Repeatability Needs Improvement

Corneal and conjunctival staining scores were the most reliably consistent tests, while tear break-up time was the least.
May 9, 2024

First Specific Genetic Locus Detected for Dry Eye

The disease has been thought to possess some level of heritability, and one recent investigation expands on this principle.
May 6, 2024

Nutraceutical for Dry Eye Coming This Fall

Bausch + Lomb previewed a forthcoming product and pointed to company-funded research showing treatment effects possible after two, four and eight weeks of daily use.
April 26, 2024

Patient Survey Describes Dry Eye Management Habits, Burdens

Most rely on artificial tears more so than eyelid-based interventions, 22% spend an hour or more daily on care and less than half reported that their primary source of information is their eyecare provider.
April 19, 2024