Dry Eye

VR Headset May Protect the Ocular Surface

Compared with a traditional computer display, the headgear provided improvements in dry eye parameters.
09/16/2019

LASIK Double-edged for Dry Eye Outcomes

Among other refractive surgeries, it reduces TBUT significantly but also tear production.
09/09/2019

Prostheses Can Worsen MG Dysfunction

The ocular system can continue to experience dryness, even after evisceration or enucleation.
09/04/2019

Trehalose Reduces Inflammatory Markers

Topically administering it improves signs and symptoms of dry eye.
09/02/2019

Shorter OSDI Still Clinically Sound

It saves time and did not significantly change outcomes.
09/02/2019

Inflammation Risk High in Early CL Wear

Disturbance in biomarker concentrations found only within first two years.
08/20/2019

Positive Dry Eye Tests Could Be Due to Demodex

Two ways to screen for ocular dryness may be complicated by mite infestation.
08/19/2019

Tear Profile After Glaucoma Treatment Same as in DED

BAK, however, doesn’t seem to be a factor.
08/14/2019

Lipids Vary Between Tear Film and Meibum

The research could illuminate both structural and functional problems.
08/13/2019

Beware False Negatives in MMP-9 Testing

Tear sample volume differences could affect results.
08/13/2019

Upcoming Events

October 4-5, 2019

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits

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November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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December 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Program Co-Chair: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 12 CE Credits 

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