Eyelids

New Three-ingredient Eyelid Wipe for Blepharitis Debuts

The eco-friendly product contains Manuka honey, soy protein and purified water in a biodegradable bamboo-based towelette.
05/23/2024

New Treatment Pairs with BlephEx to Help Restore MG Function

“OptiVize,” as the company calls it, is indicated for monthly use immediately following blepharoexfoliation until meibum health improves.
05/01/2024

Study: Diabetic Retinopathy Patients Show Greater Incidence of Ptosis

The association was most strongly associated with female sex and older age among the subjects.
03/13/2024

Strabismus Risk Higher After Lower vs. Upper Blepharoplasty

While still a rare complication—occurring in 1.5% to 2% of surgeries—such cases were more likely to be diagnosed and require intervention within three years, study finds.
02/16/2024

Common OSSN Therapy May Also Treat Demodex Blepharitis

After two cycles of 1% 5-fluorouracil, patients in a small study experienced clinical improvement lasting up to 55 months.
01/23/2024

Eyelid Issues: Lumps, Bumps and Beyond

While these lesions tend to be benign, the wide array of presentations makes assessment tricky. Here’s a visual reference to follow.
01/15/2024

Three Weeks of Azithromycin May Benefit MGD

A recent study demonstrates that this once-a-week course is as effective as six weeks of daily oral doxycycline but with fewer adverse effects.
12/27/2023

Decompression Outperforms Teprotumumab in Reducing Proptosis

A new study shows surgery had a greater effect on this symptom of thyroid eye disease, yet suggests additional benefits when both treatments are used sequentially.
11/21/2023

New RF Device Performs Both MGD and Aesthetic Lid Procedures

Patients should see improvement after four 12-minute sessions, Lumenis reports.
11/16/2023

Recognize Benign vs. Malignant Eyelid Tumors and Lesions

Learn how to handle these abnormalities as well as the steps needed to diagnose them.
10/11/2023

Upcoming Events

June 19, 2024

Showcasing Inflammation and IOP Control
Location: The Palm Nashville, TN
Presenters: Nora Lee Cothran, OD, and Walter Whitley, OD, MBA
Time: 6:15pm CT

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June 20, 2024

Current Thinking in Dry Eye Disease: Contemporary Perspectives on a Complex Condition
Location: Morton's The Steakhouse, Nashville, TN
Presenters: David Kading, OD, and Jessilin Quint, OD
Program: 7
:00pm CT

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June 21, 2024

SYFOVRE (pegcetacoplan injection) What every OD should know
Location: Morton's The Steakhouse, Nashville, TN
Presenters: Steven Ferrucci, OD, and Lucas Lindsell, OD, MD
Presentation: 7:00pm CT

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