Dry Eye

Patients Give Autologous Serum Thumbs Up

Questionnaires also reveal it significantly reduces the need for other treatments.

Meniscus Test Beneficial for DED Diagnosis

Studies find it comparable to existing standards, but faster.

Watch for OSD in Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

More than 90% of patients have severe ocular complications, new data suggests.

Lissamine Green for LWE: Be Patient

However, the data rarely affect clinical management of patients post-injection.

Meibum Microbiome Resembles Conjunctiva, Not Skin

Age-related changes could affect ocular surface homeostasis and lipid metabolism.

Dry Eye Therapy: Getting Nosy

A review of the science behind nasal stimulation can help you understand the new tech targeting the trigeminal nerve.

Topical Insulin Improves OSDI Score in Diabetes Patients

However, study participants who used artificial tears had similar results.

Low Blink Rate Tied to Dry Eye Parameters

A study shows MGD, OSDI and TBUT are all elevated when eyes are open too long.

Poor VA, Not Contrast Sensitivity, Tied to Dry Eye

Greater tear film instability linked to worse contrast sensitivity.

Here’s Blood in Your Eye

An unconventional approach to autologous therapy has patients drawing serum and self-dosing.

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 (COPE approval pending)

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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 (COPE approval pending)

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