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Dry Eye

MGD Not Unusually Common in Pregnant Women

Looking for other dry eye causes in this patient demographic may help clinicians make better etiological-based diagnoses, research shows.
September 17, 2021

Meibomian Gland Visibility Metrics Improve MGD Diagnosis

Research shows these self-developed metrics can help detect dropout to better pinpoint dysfunction.
September 8, 2021

Face Mask Wear Can Disrupt the Tear Film

It reduced noninvasive TBUT by 1.5 seconds in moderate and severe DED patients.
August 3, 2021

DED Severity Associated with Worsening of Corneal Biomechanics

Eight parameters were correlated with either symptoms or signs, recent study shows.
July 16, 2021

Tracking the Medications that Increase Risk of DED

Thirty-eight subgroups and 53 individual drugs were associated with dry eye in a recent study, peptic ulcer treatments being the most significant.
July 2, 2021

Ocular Changes Trigger DED in Thyroid Eye Disease

Symptoms are most severe during the active phase and persist even after.
June 30, 2021

Accurate Fluorescein TBUT Readings May Take More than Once

A pilot study found the maximum value of three tests closely aligned with other DED findings.
June 23, 2021

Orbital Fracture Linked to Higher Risk of Dry Eye

Further exploring this association could help preserve vision and prevent further complications, research suggests.
June 21, 2021

Sex-based DED Prevalence Persists at Older Ages

Researchers also noted a correlation with rural habitation, lower salt consumption and higher hearing loss score.
June 18, 2021

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