Dry Eye

Dry Eye Drugs: New Approaches to an Old Problem

Its multifactoral and variable nature makes DED a challenging condition to manage. These novel therapeutics are here to help.
03/15/2019

Go Low-tech for Your MG Dropout Eval

A new method involving a red filter on a slit lamp may be a useful alternative to an infrared light system.
03/01/2019

Dry Eye Rate Triples Over Seven-year Period

It’s increasing faster in men, although women still bear the brunt of this condition.
02/15/2019

Omega-3 Supplements Prove Beneficial for Dry Eye Patients

Meta-analysis indicates improvement in symptoms, tear film stability and tear production.
02/11/2019

Plate Expression Efficient for MGD Treatment

This therapy helps improve tear stability, meibum expression and corneal epithelial damage scores after one month.
01/28/2019

Punctal Plugs Show Moderate Success

They offer better results that artificial tear therapy alone, meta-analysis finds.
01/21/2019

Feeling Stressed? Dry Eye Could Be Next

Two studies link psychology with physiology.
01/18/2019

What You Can Learn from Lids

A proper evaluation can lead you to targeted dry eye treatment.
01/15/2019

Study Illuminates Contact Lenses’ Impact on Dry Eyes

Silicone hydrogel materials don’t cause cytokine-driven inflammation.
01/09/2019

Impression Cytology Aids in DED Diagnosis

While no single test is foolproof, this technique has the highest sensitivity, a study finds.
12/18/2018

Upcoming Events

April 11-13, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Diego
Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)
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April 13-14, 2019

16th Annual OCCRS Educational Symposium
Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt
Program Chair: David Friess, OD, FAAO
Up to 10 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)
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May 17-19, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye CareNashville, TN
Location: Gaylord Opry Resort & Convention Center
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 18 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)
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