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Eyelids

Lid Wiper Epitheliopathy Just Became Easier to Assess

A set of reference photos documenting each level of severity could prove useful in clinical practice.
November 4, 2022

VR Test Performs Well in Presurgical Ptosis Evaluation

Compared with Humphrey perimetry, the tool may help shorten time to treatment and increase patient satisfaction, researchers argue.
October 31, 2022

Severe Ptosis Correction May Impact IOL Power Calculations

Droopy eyelids were associated with a lower lens power due to keratometry changes.
October 10, 2022

Smoking Associated With Increased Risk of Eyelid Cancer, Study Suggests

Findings also identified basal cell carcinoma as the most common eyelid malignancy in the country.
September 29, 2022

Bloody Tears May Signal Malignancy

A clinical examination with lid eversion should be performed in patients presenting with this symptom to rule out other causes.
September 14, 2022

Alterations in MG Morphology May Cause Contact Lens Discomfort

Monitor the eyelids, especially the lower one, in wearers.
August 31, 2022

Study Identifies Risk Factors for Chalazia-induced Astigmatism

Location, size and number of masses matter. Researchers recommended prompt treatment to avoid affecting visual acuity.
July 20, 2022

Male Sex, Rosacea Linked to Increased Odds of Chalazion Surgery

Non-white race, female gender and smoking were among the risk factors identified for development of this condition.
May 4, 2022

Study Finds In-office Blepharitis Treatment Effective

Mechanical debris removal may help eliminate some at-home treatment variability due to patient compliance, resulting in greater Demodex resolution.
April 25, 2022

Allergic Conjunctivitis Diagnosis Increases Likelihood of Incisional Surgery

Unsurprisingly, procedure incidence was higher during peak allergy seasons.
April 22, 2022