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Dry Eye

Aerobic Exercise Improves Tear Secretion, Stability

Study shows this method may help patients manage their DED.
January 11, 2022

Mental Health May Affect How DED Patients Present

Depression and anxiety were found to be correlated with dry eye signs but not symptoms. This literature review suggests there’s a bidirectional relationship.
January 10, 2022

DED Prevalent in Kids with Diabetes

Children with these comorbidities tended to have reduced corneal sensation as the main risk factor for the ocular condition.
January 6, 2022

Dry Eye Associated With Dry Skin

There is a high likelihood that a patient who suffers from one also has the other.
January 4, 2022

Screen Exposure in Kids Could Cause OSD Symptoms Without Signs

While Oxford scores, tear breakup times and Schirmer test values were within normal values clinically, almost two-thirds of study participants had mild-to-severe ocular surface disease.
December 22, 2021

Steroid and Cyclosporine Combination Efficacious in DED Treatment

Topical hydrocortisone and cyclosporine A resolved severe dry eye symptoms in patients with Sjögren’s syndrome, study finds.
December 21, 2021

Asthma Patients At Higher Risk for Developing DED

Australians, Asians and Caucasians in particular had an increased prevalence of the disease.
December 16, 2021

Psoriasis Tied to MGD and DED

Periodic eye exams should be performed in patients with this dermatological condition, especially in those with more severe cases, researchers say.
December 1, 2021

DED Interventions May Help Limit HOAs

Following a large database analysis, researchers found that tear film stability is key in reducing the number of higher-order aberrations in dry eye patients.
November 30, 2021

Dermatological Treatment May Help Combat MGD

Selenium sulfide could reduce excess keratin proteins that clog the meibomian gland, researchers suggest.
November 24, 2021