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Dry Eye

Alcohol Consumption Disrupts Ocular Surface

The study group experienced a decrease in tear film stability after drinking.
November 27, 2020

Tear Breakup Dynamics May Hold Key to DED Treatment

A dot pattern indicated the ocular surface should be targeted, while a random pattern suggested focusing on the tear film.
November 26, 2020

Healthy Kids Suffer From Abnormal Ocular Surfaces, Too

Almost a third of these patients were diagnosed with dry eye.
November 25, 2020

Omega-3s Deliver Promising Results in DED

A more moderate daily dosage may be the most effective therapy for these patients.
November 25, 2020

Forced Blinks May Shorten TBUT

This could skew clinical decision-making about tear film stability and dry eye diagnosis.
November 19, 2020

New Dry Eye Test Measures Blink Tolerance Time

This method allowed patients to conveniently and accurately self-diagnose the condition.
November 18, 2020

Dry Eye Common in Scleroderma

These patients had shorter tear break-up times and more ocular surface staining than controls.
November 9, 2020

Dry Eye Stymies Work Productivity

Higher OSDI symptom scores were associated with greater absenteeism, presenteeism and activity impairment.
November 2, 2020

Airborne Microbes Linked to MG Dropout

Older homes had a higher number of microbial colonies compared with newer ones.
October 30, 2020

Dry Eye Linked to Aqueous Humor Disruption

Increased flare in DED patients suggests deeper tissue involvement beyond the ocular surface.
October 29, 2020