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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

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