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Dry Eye

OCT Epithelial Mapping Highly Effective in Diagnosing DED

Study shows considerable difference in thickness between affected and unaffected patients, which could be used to diagnose DED.
June 11, 2021

Alcohol Exacerbates Dry Eye in Women

This finding suggests DED has sex-specific pathophysiological mechanisms worth considering clinically and in future research, a study says.
June 1, 2021

Pre-op Gland Expression Improves Cataract Surgery Outcomes

This procedure commonly causes or exacerbates MGD and DED in patients who may find relief with prior thermal pulsation therapy.
May 19, 2021

Blink Patterns Help Pinpoint DED Tear Film Parameters

This finding may help guide treatment, study finds.
May 14, 2021

DED Tied to Repeat Pterygium Flare Ups

Other risk factors included female gender and previous amniotic membrane graft surgery.
May 13, 2021

High-intensity Statins May Reduce MGD

However, regular use of these cholesterol-lowering drugs had no effect on dry eye signs or symptoms.
May 11, 2021

Dry Eye and OCD Linked by Inflammation

Researchers suggest evaluating affected patients before starting psychiatric treatment.
May 3, 2021

Speedy DEQ-5 Questionnaire Comparable to OSDI

However, study shows there wasn’t a perfect correlation between the two.
April 23, 2021

Unstable Tear Film Worsens OCT-A Repeatability

Clinicians should use caution when interpreting images of dry eye patients.
April 16, 2021

Excessive Screen Time Causes Meibomian Gland Atrophy

Study also shows autoimmune disease biomarker positivity may play a factor for children who use digital devices with high frequency.
April 16, 2021