Dry Eye

DED Treatment Beneficial Prior to Cataract Surgery

Topical meds and eyelid scrub with warm compression improved IOL power calculation with no adverse effects, researchers find.
10/22/2021

Blinking Dynamics Contribute to DED

Evidence shows reduced frequency and less complete closure during digital screen use are risk factors.
10/05/2021

New Metric Helps Assess Lipid Layer Thickness in DED, MGD

A recent study found that analyzing grey intensity values in videokeratography may be a quicker and more objective method than using an interferometer.
10/05/2021

Cost, QoL Worse With Increasing DED Severity

This finding in a Canadian patient population was consistent with outcomes of studies in other countries, the researchers note.
09/30/2021

MGD Not Unusually Common in Pregnant Women

Looking for other dry eye causes in this patient demographic may help clinicians make better etiological-based diagnoses, research shows.
09/17/2021

Meibomian Gland Visibility Metrics Improve MGD Diagnosis

Research shows these self-developed metrics can help detect dropout to better pinpoint dysfunction.
09/08/2021

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

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October 28, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
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