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Dry Eye

Meibomian Glands Affected by Stem Cell Transplants

Meibography is a useful tool in detecting changes in these patients, study finds.
February 6, 2020

Honey Eye Drops Combat DED

Formulation reduces tear film evaporation rate and ocular symptoms.
January 27, 2020

Sleep Apnea Damages Meibomian Glands

Upper airway obstruction during sleep leads to gland loss, which plays an important part in tear dysfunction.
January 23, 2020

Severe Dry Eye Pain Linked to Systemic Issues

Some patients with intense ocular discomfort had a history of fibromyalgia and depression.
January 22, 2020

Radiation Therapy Exacerbates Dry Eye

Patients with orbital-type lymphoma are more susceptible to meibomian gland damage after treatment.
January 22, 2020

Vitamin D Linked to Dry Eye Severity in Sjögren’s

Researchers clarify the impact of low levels on key dry eye measures.
January 10, 2020

Index Predicts Post-op Ocular Surface Issues

The tool is easy to use and involves noninvasive tests, researchers say.
January 9, 2020

Antibiotic Combo Relieves MGD

Patients who took both topical and systemic azithromycin had improved TBUT, staining and OSDI scores.
December 24, 2019

Crowdsourcing Can Detect Dry Eye

Data from a smartphone app was able to identify diagnosed and undiagnosed patients and pinpoint risk factors.
December 12, 2019

New Demodex Diagnostic Technique Proposed

Removing cylindrical dandruff and applying lateral tension to the eyelash without epilation exposes the most mites.
December 11, 2019