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Dry Eye

Lipid Layer a Useful Biomarker for MGD

Thickness was significantly correlated with advancing age and meibomian gland secretion in middle-aged and older patients.
October 23, 2020

Study Pinpoints DED Factors in Type 1 Diabetes

Disease duration, elevated HbA1c levels and severe diabetic retinopathy are the most critical factors.
October 16, 2020

Ocular Surface Microbiome Implicated in DED

Patients with aqueous deficiency have a less diverse array of conjunctival microorganisms.
October 14, 2020

Gland Transplant an Option for DED Patients

Those with severe cases saw positive changes in visual acuity, ocular surface environment and keratopathy.
October 6, 2020

Study Questions Link Between Demodex and DED Symptoms

Itching and cylindrical dandruff were the only significant differences for those with ocular demodicosis.
October 5, 2020

Add Omega-3s for Post-op Dry Eye

Study notes that positive effects on ocular surface inflammation but not tear secretion.
October 5, 2020

Lacrimal Gland Changes Differ with DED Etiology

Palpebral lobe size was markedly reduced in Sjögren’s syndrome and cicatrizing conjunctivitis patients.
October 2, 2020

IPL and MG Expression Combo Eases Symptoms

Three sessions resulted in improved TBUT and OSDI scores.
October 2, 2020

Closed-eye Tear Dynamics Play Role in DED

Neutrophils demonstrated increased secondary granule degranulation.
September 18, 2020

DREAM Study Questions the MG-Dry Eye Link

Sjogren syndrome patients had fewer distorted and ghost glands.
September 9, 2020