Dry Eye

Dry Eye Epidemiology in Practice

Understand who gets dry eye and why to help you better diagnose and manage these patients.
01/15/2020

Vitamin D Linked to Dry Eye Severity in Sjögren’s

Researchers clarify the impact of low levels on key dry eye measures.
01/10/2020

Index Predicts Post-op Ocular Surface Issues

The tool is easy to use and involves noninvasive tests, researchers say.
01/09/2020

Antibiotic Combo Relieves MGD

Patients who took both topical and systemic azithromycin had improved TBUT, staining and OSDI scores.
12/24/2019

Crowdsourcing Can Detect Dry Eye

Data from a smartphone app was able to identify diagnosed and undiagnosed patients and pinpoint risk factors.
12/12/2019

New Demodex Diagnostic Technique Proposed

Removing cylindrical dandruff and applying lateral tension to the eyelash without epilation exposes the most mites.
12/11/2019

Blood Drops May Ease Dry Eye

Researchers found cord blood is better for reducing corneal damage.
12/05/2019

Factors Influencing Schirmer Scores Identified

Longer test time, topical and systemic medication use, patient demographics and more all affected the results.
11/29/2019

Eyeliner Ups MGD, Tear Film Problems

A study found tear break-up time was much lower in women who used the cosmetic.
11/27/2019

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.
11/15/2019

Upcoming Events

February 14-17, 2020

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Center
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO, and Leo Semes, OD, FACMO, FAAO
Up to 17 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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April 16-18, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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April 18-19, 2020

Optometric Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Society—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO
Up to 10 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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