Dry Eye

LIPCOFs Aid in Diagnosing Dry Eye

The presence of these folds is a strong indication that a patient has the disease, a study found.

Do Kids’ Tears Differ from Those of Adults?

Maybe! But there’s insufficient data in younger, healthy patients to determine a trend between the demographics.

Botox May Relieve Photophobia, Dry Eye Symptoms

Severe dry eye sufferers saw most improvement

DED, Comorbidities, Prescribed Meds: A Package Deal

This significantly large patient population showcases the need for a more effective management approach.

Vitamin D Deficiency and Dry Eye Go Hand in Hand

Tear hyperosmolarity and tear film dysfunction also connected.

Dry Eye Impacts Quality of Life, Mental Health

A study linked the severity of the disease to worsening patient symptoms.

Ocular Discomfort: Objectively Quantifiable?

Researchers may have found a way to measure a previously ambiguous concept.

MGD Associated with Ocular Surface Inflammation

Damage to the glands leads to reduced tear lactoferrin and increased irritation.

Hematological Patients’ Meibomian Glands Likely Damaged

Study says systemic disease, not its treatment, is behind increased dry eye issues.

Another Step Forward in Dry Eye Diagnosis and Management

Pain sensitivity may influence how patients perceive ocular discomfort.

Upcoming Events

November 18, 2018

Pathways to Premium Outcomes through Effective Surgical Comanagement with the Latest Technologies
Location: New York Athletic Club, New York, NY
Program Chairs: Paul Karpecki, OD, and Marc Bloomenstein, OD
Up to 6 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chairs: Steve Ferrucci, OD, and Mohammad Rafieetary, OD
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approved)
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December 14-15, 2018

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
 Monarch Hotel, Dana Point, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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