Dry Eye

Dry Eye in Diabetes Linked to Protective, Risk Factors

Female sex, older age and poor diabetic control, among others, increased the prevalence, while certain meds reduced it.
09/14/2022

Eye Cosmetic Use Increases Prevalence of Dry Eye Disease

The severity of the condition was even higher among women who did not use a cleanser to remove their make-up.
09/02/2022

Diagnostic Algorithm For Dry Eye Shows Impressive Performance

By evaluating seven important clinical parameters, the software-based system was able to achieve nearly 97% accuracy.
08/29/2022

Mild Dry Eye May Result from Mask Wear

Still, this is an effective method to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
08/23/2022

Preservatives, Compounds in IOP-lowering Drops May Contribute to DED

In many cases, switching to a non-preserved formula seems to help glaucoma patients maintain tear film stability.
08/03/2022

Preclinical Dry Eye More Common Than We Think

It’s important to perform the necessary testing and imaging in patients presenting for their annual exam.
07/18/2022

Vital Dyes for Dry Eyes

We break down the several staining patterns associated with various ocular conditions and how to interpret each one.
07/15/2022

Dry Eye, Allergic Conjunctivitis Often Occur Together

Up to 50% of patients in a recent study had both.
07/13/2022

AMD Patients More Likely to Suffer from DED and MGD

Study shows those treated with multiple intravitreal injections may have worse ocular surface inflammation.
07/08/2022

Omega Fatty Acid Supplementation Does Not Prevent Dry Eye

These findings add to the skepticism about such an intervention that followed the DREAM study's failure to find a treatment effect.
06/13/2022

Upcoming Events

November 11-13, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando
Location: Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn up to 19 COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 9-10, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 10-11, 2022

Retina Update 2022
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, and Steven Ferrucci, OD
Up to 11 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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