Dry Eye

TFOS, AEVR Lobby Congress to Boost Eye Funding

Advocates highlight need for more education and research initiatives.

Allergan Refreshes Its Product Line with New Artificial Tear

In addition to improving lubrication, this one targets epithelial compromise.

Study: Choose Lipids, Not Sodium Hyaluronate, for Advanced MGD

While both improved signs, patients with more severe gland loss achieved better optical quality with a lipid-based artificial tear.

Aging May Mean Tear Film Changes Are Ahead

Biomarkers could impact diagnosis and treatment of OSD in older patients.

The Dry Eye/Migraine Connection

Research suggests ocular pain can mimic severe headaches.

Study: MGD Behind Most Ocular Discomfort

Seven out of 10 dry eye patients showed gland involvement in a large retrospective analysis..

Sjögren’s, Dry Eye and You

Ocular symptoms can precede systemic ones by a decade. Here’s how you can spot it early and manage its symptoms.

Managing Dry Eye for the Long Haul

Specific actions and lifestyle changes can optimize the treatment of this chronic disease and provide lasting relief.

Mixed DED: A Chimera in Your Chair

What is it and how can you diagnose and manage patients who have it?

All About Osmolarity

This biomarker can be a significant help for dry eye testing and monitoring.

Upcoming Events

September 21-22, 2018

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
 Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 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 Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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