Dry Eye

Patchy Corneal Staining Pattern May Indicate Inflammation

This presentation could help guide the appropriate treatment for dry eye and Sjögren’s.
02/16/2021

Mask-Wearing May Exacerbate Dry Eye Symptoms

Increased ocular discomfort may discourage people from following this safety protocol and must be taken into consideration.
02/10/2021

New Diagnostic Clues Associated With Neuropathic Pain in DED

Patients with centralized sensitivity experienced more intense symptoms, study finds.
01/29/2021

Younger Patients May Experience More Severe DED Symptoms

This group’s thinner lipid layer offered less protection against tear evaporation, study shows.
01/28/2021

Gabapentin May Improve Neuropathic Ocular Pain in DED

Patients with no history of ocular surgery or trauma and higher corneal staining scores did better with topical treatment.
01/27/2021

DED More Common in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Lacrimal and meibomian glands may be the main targeted tissues in these patients, researchers suggest.
01/21/2021

Dry Eye in Optometry: Trends, Habits and Hang-ups

Our reader survey finds most ODs opt for simple diagnostic tests and familiar treatments, constrained by financial pressures from advancing their care.
01/15/2021

Target Demodex Early in Herpetic Patients

Prompt diagnosis is key to staving off corneal infection, researchers report.
01/14/2021

Vitamin B Combo Provides DED Relief

Dry eye symptoms improved significantly at two months following treatment with supplements and artificial tears, study finds.
01/14/2021

Laptops Exacerbate Symptoms of Dry Eye

Outcomes varied among digital device usage, with smartphones having the smallest effect on the ocular surface and tear film.
01/06/2021

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March 10, 2021

How Eyesight Interlinks with Cognition: Advanced Vision Care from the Retina through the Brain
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