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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

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 side effects.
March 28, 2023

Tear Meniscus Height May Increase With Involutional Entropion Correction

A laterally shifted lower lacrimal punctum was unable to effectively drain tears accumulated in the lacrimal lake.
January 31, 2023

Topical Glaucoma Meds Can Cause Delayed Adnexal Reactions

Sometimes only apparent after years of therapy, these include eyelid malposition and lacrimal drainage obstruction. Chronic inflammation is the likely culprit.
December 9, 2022

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