Dry Eye

Face Mask Wear Can Disrupt the Tear Film

It reduced noninvasive TBUT by 1.5 seconds in moderate and severe DED patients.
08/03/2021

DED Severity Associated with Worsening of Corneal Biomechanics

Eight parameters were correlated with either symptoms or signs, recent study shows.
07/16/2021

Tracking the Medications that Increase Risk of DED

Thirty-eight subgroups and 53 individual drugs were associated with dry eye in a recent study, peptic ulcer treatments being the most significant.
07/02/2021

Ocular Changes Trigger DED in Thyroid Eye Disease

Symptoms are most severe during the active phase and persist even after.
06/30/2021

Accurate Fluorescein TBUT Readings May Take More than Once

A pilot study found the maximum value of three tests closely aligned with other DED findings.
06/23/2021

Orbital Fracture Linked to Higher Risk of Dry Eye

Further exploring this association could help preserve vision and prevent further complications, research suggests.
06/21/2021

Sex-based DED Prevalence Persists at Older Ages

Researchers also noted a correlation with rural habitation, lower salt consumption and higher hearing loss score.
06/18/2021

OCT Epithelial Mapping Highly Effective in Diagnosing DED

Study shows considerable difference in thickness between affected and unaffected patients, which could be used to diagnose DED.
06/11/2021

Alcohol Exacerbates Dry Eye in Women

This finding suggests DED has sex-specific pathophysiological mechanisms worth considering clinically and in future research, a study says.
06/01/2021

Pre-op Gland Expression Improves Cataract Surgery Outcomes

This procedure commonly causes or exacerbates MGD and DED in patients who may find relief with prior thermal pulsation therapy.
05/19/2021

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August 5, 2021

Treatment Option for Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Leo Semes, OD, FAAO and Nancy M. Holekamp, MD
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August 19, 2021

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
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