Dry Eye

Think-tank to Explore Lifestyle Influences on Dry Eye

The experts at TFOS announce new initiative.

Alcohol Consumption Disrupts Ocular Surface

The study group experienced a decrease in tear film stability after drinking.

Tear Breakup Dynamics May Hold Key to DED Treatment

A dot pattern indicated the ocular surface should be targeted, while a random pattern suggested focusing on the tear film.

Omega-3s Deliver Promising Results in DED

A more moderate daily dosage may be the most effective therapy for these patients.

Healthy Kids Suffer From Abnormal Ocular Surfaces, Too

Almost a third of these patients were diagnosed with dry eye.

Forced Blinks May Shorten TBUT

This could skew clinical decision-making about tear film stability and dry eye diagnosis.

New Dry Eye Test Measures Blink Tolerance Time

This method allowed patients to conveniently and accurately self-diagnose the condition.

Lid Wiper Epitheliopathy: What the OD Needs to Know

Observe and assess this aspect of the ocular surface to better deal with dry eye.

How to Answer the “Why?” of Dry Eye

Patients have a lot of questions with this diagnosis, and how you respond is key to achieving positive outcomes.

A Modern Approach to Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Learn how to effectively identify, diagnose and treat this condition.

Upcoming Events

December 4-5, 2020

Retina Update 2020
Location: Virtual Event
Program Chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO; Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 8 Live COPE credits and 4 enduring online credits

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December 7, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Blake A. Cooper, MD, FACS, and Mark T. Dunbar, OD, FAAO
10:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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December 1, 2020

Dry Eye Protocol and Telemedicine
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO, Josh K. Johnston, OD, FAAO, Eric E. Schmidt, OD, FAAO 
8:00pm–9:15pm EST

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