MGD

Meibomian Gland Morphological Abnormalities Found in Children

Risk factors include elevated body mass index, an unhealthy diet and reduced outdoor activity.
07/08/2024

OCT-A Shown to Aid Delineation of Lid Margin Vascularity

This noninvasive method could help characterize inflammation in MGD patients.
06/19/2024

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

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

New RF Device Performs Both MGD and Aesthetic Lid Procedures

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

Bruder Launches Portable, Single-use Heat Mask for Dry Eye

The compress warms up once exposed to the air, no microwave required.
10/25/2023

The Evolution of IPL

From units to bottles, there’s been a big change in how this alternative treatment has been used and designed.
10/11/2023

Demodex Not Linked to MGD, DED in Patients Over 60

One possible explanation is that this age group’s increased prevalence and severity of mite infestation could have a desensitizing effect on the ocular surface over time, researchers suggest.
10/04/2023

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.
08/31/2023

Intense Pulsed Light Improved by Combination Therapy

In conjunction with disposable heated eye mask use during the procedure, patients experienced greater symptom relief in a recent study.
08/18/2023

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July 24, 2024

Rethinking Dry Eye Disease: A Contemporary Approach to a Complex Condition
Location: Virtual
Presenters: Jade Coats, OD, and Neel Vaidya, MD, MPH
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August 14, 2024

The 3 I's of Geographic Atrophy: Imaging, Identification, and Intervention
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Presenters:  Mark Dunbar, OD, FAAO, and David Chin Yee, MD
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August 20, 2024

Rethinking Dry Eye Disease: A Contemporary Approach to a Complex Condition
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Presenters: Joshua Davidson, OD, and Zaina Al-Mohtaseb, MD
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