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Study: Diabetic Retinopathy Patients Show Greater Incidence of Ptosis

The association was most strongly associated with female sex and older age among the subjects.
March 13, 2024

Strabismus Risk Higher After Lower vs. Upper Blepharoplasty

While still a rare complication—occurring in 1.5% to 2% of surgeries—such cases were more likely to be diagnosed and require intervention within three years, study finds.
February 16, 2024

Common OSSN Therapy May Also Treat Demodex Blepharitis

After two cycles of 1% 5-fluorouracil, patients in a small study experienced clinical improvement lasting up to 55 months.
January 23, 2024

Three Weeks of Azithromycin May Benefit MGD

A recent study demonstrates that this once-a-week course is as effective as six weeks of daily oral doxycycline but with fewer adverse effects.
December 27, 2023

Decompression Outperforms Teprotumumab in Reducing Proptosis

A new study shows surgery had a greater effect on this symptom of thyroid eye disease, yet suggests additional benefits when both treatments are used sequentially.
November 21, 2023

New RF Device Performs Both MGD and Aesthetic Lid Procedures

Patients should see improvement after four 12-minute sessions, Lumenis reports.
November 16, 2023

First Prescription Treatment for Demodex Blepharitis Approved

In clinical trials, Xdemvy was able to significantly reduce or eradicate mite infestation in six weeks and showed some improvement within 15 days.
July 25, 2023

Facial Nerve Palsy Causes Lower Eyelid Shortening

Affected vs. fellow eye measurements had a mean difference of 1.5mm.
July 10, 2023

Image-based Telehealth Effective for Benign Eyelid Lesion Diagnosis

The first-year safety and efficacy data of an asynchronous system during the COVID-19 pandemic revealed a possible way to reduce patient waiting times.
May 26, 2023

Early DED Treatment Recommended in OSA Patients

Sleep apnea increases risk for ocular surface inflammation and severe dry eye.
May 25, 2023