Dry Eye

Gland Quirks Threaten Ocular Surface Health

MG irregularity linked to dropout areas, OSDI and TBUT.
09/20/2019

DREAM Study Update Bolsters Initial Findings

At one year, patients who stopped taking fish oil had similar OSDI scores as those who continued the regimen.
09/19/2019

Wheat Germ Dye May Detect Dry Eye

Study found contact lens wear impacted mucin density on the ocular surface.
09/18/2019

Antigen Distribution Reflects DED Heterogeneity

HLA-DR may not be the best biomarker for evaluating dry eye.
09/17/2019

VR Headset May Protect the Ocular Surface

Compared with a traditional computer display, the headgear provided improvements in dry eye parameters.
09/16/2019

LASIK Double-edged for Dry Eye Outcomes

Among other refractive surgeries, it reduces TBUT significantly but also tear production.
09/09/2019

Prostheses Can Worsen MG Dysfunction

The ocular system can continue to experience dryness, even after evisceration or enucleation.
09/04/2019

Trehalose Reduces Inflammatory Markers

Topically administering it improves signs and symptoms of dry eye.
09/02/2019

Shorter OSDI Still Clinically Sound

It saves time and did not significantly change outcomes.
09/02/2019

Inflammation Risk High in Early CL Wear

Disturbance in biomarker concentrations found only within first two years.
08/20/2019

Upcoming Events

October 4-5, 2019

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits

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November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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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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