Dry Eye

Closed-eye Tear Dynamics Play Role in DED

Neutrophils demonstrated increased secondary granule degranulation.

Dry Eye: The Nose Knows

Neurostimulation is becoming a viable treatment option for patients who have exhausted their options.

DREAM Study Questions the MG-Dry Eye Link

Sjogren syndrome patients had fewer distorted and ghost glands.

Sex Hormones Affect Meibomian Glands

Benign prostate hyperplasia is associated with meibomian gland loss and tear film instability.

Evidence is Shaky for Eyelid Wipe Efficacy

Long-term costs and potential adverse effects may make you rethink their routine recommendation.

Clinical DED Markers Point to Early Onset

Early intervention in young adults may help stave off the disease.

GVHD Patients Struggle to Retain Punctal Plugs

These DED patients lost plugs within the first three months and require frequent follow-up.

Common Symptom Links Dry Eye, Migraine, TBI

Photophobia among the three conditions suggests a shared pathophysiology—and the hope for targeted therapy.

Test Sheds Light on Pain in DED Patients

Capsaicin-induced pain sensitivity is lower in those with short tear break-up time.

Higher BMI Points to MG Changes in Children

Patients in the top tiers were nearly four times more likely to have gland tortuosity.

Upcoming Events

September 22, 2020

Beyond Refraction: Contoured Prism Correction for Symptomatic Headache, Neck Tension and Digital Eye Strain
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
8:00pm EST
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September 24, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Lloyd Clark, MD and Mark T. Dunbar, OD, AAO
8:00pm EST

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October 2-3, 2020

Optometric Glaucoma Symposium Fall Conference
Location: Virtual Event
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
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