Dry Eye

Long-term Outcomes Sustainable After Bilateral DMEK for FED

Study shows within the first five years, the same complication may rarely occur in the contralateral eye.

Call the Exterminator

A new eye drop, Xdemvy, shows positive results in wiping out the unusually common condition known as Demodex blepharitis.

Dual Use of Cigarettes, E-cigs Associated with Worse Ocular Symptoms

A survey found that frequency and severity were lower among those who only used one modality and highest in those who used both. However, the study didn’t account for confounding lifestyle factors like digital device use.

Academy of Ophthalmology Gives Qualified Support for Thermal Pulsation for MGD, Dry Eye

Nine of 11 studies in a new literature review reported that the treatment’s clinical benefit was superior to conventional methods, but industry involvement should give pause.

Dry Eye Metrics Come Up Short

As one new study outlines, the relationship between signs and symptoms still remains weak.

Corneal Plus Conjunctival Staining Most Definitive for DED Diagnosis

To avoid misidentification, use more than just a single clinical indicator—even symptoms—study finds. OSDI in particular fared poorly.

Vital Dyes Can Help Detect Sjögren’s-related DED

High scores in a recent study show these diagnostic aids can serve as a noninvasive screening tool for this condition.

IVF Increases Dry Eye Symptoms, Alters Tear Film

Ocular changes were associated with increased serum estradiol levels and reduced luteinizing hormone as a result of treatment.

Dry Eye Catalysts Found in All Walks of Life

A mammoth report from TFOS documents how patients’ ordinary daily activities manifest and perpetuate the disease, and how clinicians can guide them toward better choices.

Gut Check

Dry eye problems could be alleviated with diet and lifestyle changes. Here’s what to consider.

Upcoming Events

October 3, 2023

Addressing a Major Gap in the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease
Location: Virtual
Presenters: Damon Dierker, OD, and Jennifer Loh, MD
Webinar: 8:00pm ET

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October 5, 2023

Addressing a Major Gap in the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease
Location: Virtual
Presenters: Mile Brujic, OD, and Sheri Rowen, MD
Webinar: 7:00pm ET

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October 11, 2023

Showcasing Inflammation and IOP Control
Location: Dickie Brennan's Palace Café
Presenters: Nora Cothran, OD, and Michael Chaglasian, OD
Presentation: 7:00pm CT

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