Ocular Surface Review

A expert clinician gives step-by-step advice on how to care for dry eye and other chronic disorders of the ocular surface. By Paul M. Karpecki, OD

Night Moves

Inadequate lid closure, caused by nocturnal evaporative stress, may be the reason for your patient’s dry eye.
06/15/2022

A Sticky Subject

Mucin dysfunction in dry eye is more common than you think.
03/15/2022

Neurological DED Management in Action

Promising new treatments consider a different route to alleviation of symptoms.
12/15/2021

A Disease for All Seasons

Don’t be fooled by its name: vernal keratoconjunctivitis can cause problems year-round. Heed these pearls to aid care.
10/15/2021

Fighting Fungal Keratitis

Though rare, this virulent infection can be mistaken for more benign varieties, with potentially devastating results.
08/15/2021

Five Easy Pieces

Follow these steps to increase your dry eye diagnostic accuracy.
06/15/2021

End of the Line for EBMD

More than just an annoyance, this condition can alter refractive status in ways that complicate outcomes for surgical patients
04/15/2021

Light Therapy: Which is Better, One or Two?

A look at dry eye treatments that focus on the healing powers of energy rather than pharmacology.
02/15/2021

Put a Damper on Flareups

Managing acute dry eye looks different every year with new therapy approvals.
11/15/2020

Dry Eye: The Nose Knows

Neurostimulation is becoming a viable treatment option for patients who have exhausted their options.
09/15/2020

Upcoming Events

September 9-11, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Antonio
Location: Omni La Mansion Del Rio
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn up to 19 COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 9-10, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 10-11, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, and Steven Ferrucci, OD
Up to 11 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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