Dry Eye

In-Office and At-Home Lid Maintenance

Keeping dry eye at bay can require patients and ODs to adopt a new hygiene regimen. Here are some options.

At the Crossroads of Allergy, Dry Eye and Lid Disease

Any of these ocular surface issues can set off inflammation. Here’s how to get to the root of the problem.

IPL Plus Gland Probing Effective for MGD

Done separately, patients sought additional treatment 35.7% and 20% of the time, respectively.

Hormone Therapy Harms Ocular Surface

Aromatase inhibitors linked to increased eye pain and reduced meibum expressibility.

Sustained Gazing Slows Reading in Dry Eye Patients

These patients’ reading slowed by about 10 words per minute after a period of silent reading.

Biologics Make it into Dry Eye Drops

A new class of biologic therapy could shift the treatment paradigm.

Dry Eye Drop Seeks to Cease Vicious Cycle

A formulation in the works takes aim at the etiological factors of ocular surface dryness.

Fatty Acids Can Enhance Eye Drops

Even a low concentration of omega-6 linoleic acid can help tear stability.

When Drugs Cause Dry Eye

To identify and treat patients more effectively, know these systemic drugs and ocular drops linked to dry eye.

Pressure on the Surface

Glaucoma patients using topical therapy often spiral into chronic dry eye. Here’s why.

Upcoming Events

December 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Program Co-Chair: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 12 CE Credits 

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December 13-14, 2019

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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2019 Conference Planner

Review of Optometry is pleased to offer this annual guide to live educational events for this year, ranging from local one-day seminars to the national meetings that span multiple days.

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