Dry Eye

Feeling Stressed? Dry Eye Could Be Next

Two studies link psychology with physiology.

What You Can Learn from Lids

A proper evaluation can lead you to targeted dry eye treatment.

Study Illuminates Contact Lenses’ Impact on Dry Eyes

Silicone hydrogel materials don’t cause cytokine-driven inflammation.

Impression Cytology Aids in DED Diagnosis

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

Take MGs’ Breath Away

Hypoxia actually promotes better meibomian gland function.

SMILE Incision Size Doesn’t Exacerbate Dry Eye Symptoms

Study recommends larger incision sites when in the learning period of the surgery.

Diabetes Patients With Poor Metabolic Control Likely Have DED

This finding highlights the importance of routine screening.

Prolonged Reading Worsens Dry Eye Signs, Symptoms

A recent study shows that quantifying the disease after patients perform visually straining activities may help researchers better understand it.

Analysis Reveals No Single Best Dry Eye Severity Measure

Researchers instead approach objective score using a battery of clinical indicators.

Dry Eye Therapy: Keeping it Simple

Not everything you recommend has to cost a fortune. These low-budget tricks can help patients combat dry eye and stay on budget.

Upcoming Events

February 15-19, 2019

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Hotel
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Leo Semes, OD
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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March 7-10, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando, FL
Location: Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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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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