Dry Eye

Dry Eye Most Burdensome Symptom in Sjögren’s

Women, the unemployed and those with corneal scarring more likely to have severe ocular complaints.

Corneal Staining Linked to Reading, Driving Issues in DED

The impact on reading speed increased with visual straining tasks in DED patients.

Astaxanthin Improves DED Signs and Symptoms

The carotene inhibits inflammation associated with numerous diseases.

Dendritiform Cell Density Increases in Early Dry Eye

Changes within the structure may foretell disease, study shows.

Pemphigus May Cause Dry Eye, Meibomian Gland Changes

Turkish researchers found 80% of patients had MG structural changes.

Vitamin D Deficiency a Possible DED Risk Factor

Researchers deem supplementation a potential therapeutic strategy.

Risk Factors May Predict Severe DED in GVHD

These include male gender, low Schirmer score, severe GVHD and lung and gastrointestinal tract involvement.

Statins Linked with Dry Eye Disease

The risk of this ocular side effect increases with therapy intensity.

A 10-second Blink Exercise Can Improve Dry Eye

Incorporating these exercises into patients’ routines could help alter their poor blinking patterns.

Treat the Front Before the Cut

The surgeon will remove the patient’s cataract, but it’s your job to make sure the eye is healthy enough for surgery, or else to help get it there.

Upcoming Events

July 7, 2020

AI Meets OD: How Machine Learning is Impacting Optometry and its Treatment of Digital Eyestrain and Headaches
Virtual Event
8:00 PM EDT
Speakers:  Timothy D. Fries, OD, MBA; Carol B. Nelson, MD; Aric Plumley

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July 15, 2020

Enhancing Vision: Tips and Tricks with Torics
Location: Virtual Event 
Speaker: Chandra Mickles OD, MS, FAAO, FSLS
8:00pm-9:00pm EDT
Earn 1 LIVE COPE Credit

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August 29, 2020

Dry Eye Colloquium—Costa Mesa
Location: Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Speakers: Mark Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO, and Douglas K. Devries, OD
Up to 4 CE Credits (COPE approved)

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