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Dry Eye

Blink Patterns Help Pinpoint DED Tear Film Parameters

This finding may help guide treatment, study finds.
May 14, 2021

DED Tied to Repeat Pterygium Flare Ups

Other risk factors included female gender and previous amniotic membrane graft surgery.
May 13, 2021

High-intensity Statins May Reduce MGD

However, regular use of these cholesterol-lowering drugs had no effect on dry eye signs or symptoms.
May 11, 2021

Dry Eye and OCD Linked by Inflammation

Researchers suggest evaluating affected patients before starting psychiatric treatment.
May 3, 2021

Speedy DEQ-5 Questionnaire Comparable to OSDI

However, study shows there wasn’t a perfect correlation between the two.
April 23, 2021

Unstable Tear Film Worsens OCT-A Repeatability

Clinicians should use caution when interpreting images of dry eye patients.
April 16, 2021

Excessive Screen Time Causes Meibomian Gland Atrophy

Study also shows autoimmune disease biomarker positivity may play a factor for children who use digital devices with high frequency.
April 16, 2021

Hormonal Contraceptives Elevate Dry Eye Risk

Study finds strongest association with longer duration and higher quantity of use.
April 15, 2021

Youth with Aqueous Deficient DED Prone to Corneal Damage

Gender, diabetes and autoimmune disease status also played a role.
April 8, 2021

Dry Eye Notably Higher in Women and Blue-Collar Workers

Study also suggests greater prevalence in unemployed people and those with obesity, suggesting a person’s condition—not individual factors—contribute significantly.
April 8, 2021