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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

Alcon Updates its MGD Thermal Pulsation System

The Systane iLux2 captures photos and videos during the treatment and can individualize heat and compression settings, the company says.
April 8, 2022

Vitamin A Deficiency Potential Cause of Childhood Chalazion

By contrast, vitamin D had no correlation with the condition.
March 7, 2022

Possible Involvement of C. Acnes in Pathogenesis of Chalazion

The finding was more common in younger women.
January 25, 2022

Dry Eye Ups Risk for Tear Film Issues Post-Upper Blepharoplasty

Elevated inflammatory cytokines might be a more sensitive marker for DED development than traditional parameters when considering this procedure.
January 5, 2022

Antibiotics Ineffective in Chalazion, Hordeolum Treatment

Study shows the rate of resolution did not significantly improve with this modality.
November 30, 2021

Eyelid Position Affects Refractive Outcomes

Before cataract surgery, consider your patient’s ptosis. Against-the-rule astigmatism was most common in the age-related form, and with-the-rule was most common in contact lens-related cases.
November 10, 2021

Tear Volume, Stability Related to LWE Grade

Study indicates friction during the blink process may impact the pathophysiology of the condition.
November 9, 2021