Dry Eye

DED Tied to Repeat Pterygium Flare Ups

Other risk factors included female gender and previous amniotic membrane graft surgery.
05/13/2021

High-intensity Statins May Reduce MGD

However, regular use of these cholesterol-lowering drugs had no effect on dry eye signs or symptoms.
05/11/2021

Dry Eye and OCD Linked by Inflammation

Researchers suggest evaluating affected patients before starting psychiatric treatment.
05/03/2021

Speedy DEQ-5 Questionnaire Comparable to OSDI

However, study shows there wasn’t a perfect correlation between the two.
04/23/2021

Unstable Tear Film Worsens OCT-A Repeatability

Clinicians should use caution when interpreting images of dry eye patients.
04/16/2021

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.
04/16/2021

Hormonal Contraceptives Elevate Dry Eye Risk

Study finds strongest association with longer duration and higher quantity of use.
04/15/2021

Youth with Aqueous Deficient DED Prone to Corneal Damage

Gender, diabetes and autoimmune disease status also played a role.
04/08/2021

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.
04/08/2021

Enlarged Prostate Associated with Meibomian Gland Loss

Alpha-1 blocker therapy for BPH may be the culprit, study suggests.
03/25/2021

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