Dry Eye

Think-tank to Explore Lifestyle Influences on Dry Eye

The experts at TFOS announce new initiative.
12/02/2020

Alcohol Consumption Disrupts Ocular Surface

The study group experienced a decrease in tear film stability after drinking.
11/27/2020

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.
11/26/2020

Omega-3s Deliver Promising Results in DED

A more moderate daily dosage may be the most effective therapy for these patients.
11/25/2020

Healthy Kids Suffer From Abnormal Ocular Surfaces, Too

Almost a third of these patients were diagnosed with dry eye.
11/25/2020

Forced Blinks May Shorten TBUT

This could skew clinical decision-making about tear film stability and dry eye diagnosis.
11/19/2020

New Dry Eye Test Measures Blink Tolerance Time

This method allowed patients to conveniently and accurately self-diagnose the condition.
11/18/2020

Lid Wiper Epitheliopathy: What the OD Needs to Know

Observe and assess this aspect of the ocular surface to better deal with dry eye.
11/15/2020

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.
11/15/2020

A Modern Approach to Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Learn how to effectively identify, diagnose and treat this condition.
11/15/2020

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

Register here

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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