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.
11/13/2018

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.
11/05/2018

Botox May Relieve Photophobia, Dry Eye Symptoms

Severe dry eye sufferers saw most improvement
10/18/2018

DED, Comorbidities, Prescribed Meds: A Package Deal

This significantly large patient population showcases the need for a more effective management approach.
10/17/2018

Vitamin D Deficiency and Dry Eye Go Hand in Hand

Tear hyperosmolarity and tear film dysfunction also connected.
10/10/2018

Dry Eye Impacts Quality of Life, Mental Health

A study linked the severity of the disease to worsening patient symptoms.
10/05/2018

Ocular Discomfort: Objectively Quantifiable?

Researchers may have found a way to measure a previously ambiguous concept.
10/03/2018

MGD Associated with Ocular Surface Inflammation

Damage to the glands leads to reduced tear lactoferrin and increased irritation.
09/27/2018

Hematological Patients’ Meibomian Glands Likely Damaged

Study says systemic disease, not its treatment, is behind increased dry eye issues.
09/14/2018

Another Step Forward in Dry Eye Diagnosis and Management

Pain sensitivity may influence how patients perceive ocular discomfort.
09/13/2018

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
Location:
 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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