Dry Eye

Chronic Dry Eye Hinders Career Success

The impact was in some ways comparable to that of severe disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis.
01/27/2023

Repeated Anti-VEGF Has Protective Effect on Ocular Surface

Frequent antisepsis of the eyelids reduces microbial load, staving off meibomian gland disease.
01/25/2023

Older Women Tend to Have More Severe Dry Eye Signs

Study shows corneal staining, TBUT, tear osmolarity and a composite severity score of signs were significantly more severe in this patient population.
01/18/2023

Sedentary Lifestyle Increases DED Risk

Screen use and physical activity level appeared to be two key factors driving this association.
01/11/2023

New Biotrue Hydration Boost Drops for Soft and GP Lenses

B+L says that the solution matches the pH of healthy tears.
12/30/2022

Undiagnosed Demodex May be the Culprit in MGD

Eradication in elderly patients was shown to improve dry eye symptoms; young patients didn’t fare as well.
12/28/2022

Single-hand Eyelid Eversion Tool for MG Assessment

Called the Meivertor, it uses disposable tips to help eliminate contamination.
11/18/2022

How Systemic Drugs Trigger Dry Eye Disease

More than 20% of the most popular oral agents in health care impact the ocular surface. Find out which are the biggest offenders and what to do about it.
11/15/2022

Asymptomatic MGD Might Not Be a Concern for LASIK

These patients achieved similar post-op outcomes as patients without the condition.
11/14/2022

Estimates of MGD, Dry Eye Prevalence in the US Vary Widely

Authors of a meta-analysis urge experts to develop consensus definitions of the conditions to help clinicians and researchers work with standardized criteria.
11/01/2022