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Dry Eye

Single-hand Eyelid Eversion Tool for MG Assessment

Called the Meivertor, it uses disposable tips to help eliminate contamination.
November 18, 2022

Asymptomatic MGD Might Not Be a Concern for LASIK

These patients achieved similar post-op outcomes as patients without the condition.
November 14, 2022

Estimates of MGD, Dry Eye Prevalence in the US Vary Widely

Authors of a meta-analysis urge experts to develop consensus definitions of the conditions to help clinicians and researchers work with standardized criteria.
November 1, 2022

Worse Presentation, Less Prior Care Found in Minority Patients with Dry Eye

These underserved groups warrant further attention to better address their unmet needs.
October 12, 2022

Undiagnosed Demodex May be the Culprit in MGD

Eradication in elderly patients were shown to improve dry eye symptoms in the elderly; young patients didn’t fare as well.
October 7, 2022

New Portable Osmometer Now Available

Trukera Medical, formerly known as TearLab, says its ScoutPro osmolarity system helps increase the convenience and efficiency of dry eye screening.
October 3, 2022

Dry Eye in Diabetes Linked to Protective, Risk Factors

Female sex, older age and poor diabetic control, among others, increased the prevalence, while certain meds reduced it.
September 14, 2022

Eye Cosmetic Use Increases Prevalence of Dry Eye Disease

The severity of the condition was even higher among women who did not use a cleanser to remove their make-up.
September 2, 2022

Diagnostic Algorithm For Dry Eye Shows Impressive Performance

By evaluating seven important clinical parameters, the software-based system was able to achieve nearly 97% accuracy.
August 29, 2022

Mild Dry Eye May Result from Mask Wear

Still, this is an effective method to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
August 23, 2022