Eyelids

Bloody Tears May Signal Malignancy

A clinical examination with lid eversion should be performed in patients presenting with this symptom to rule out other causes.
09/14/2022

Alterations in MG Morphology May Cause Contact Lens Discomfort

Monitor the eyelids, especially the lower one, in wearers.
08/31/2022

Study Identifies Risk Factors for Chalazia-induced Astigmatism

Location, size and number of masses matter. Researchers recommended prompt treatment to avoid affecting visual acuity.
07/20/2022

Male Sex, Rosacea Linked to Increased Odds of Chalazion Surgery

Non-white race, female gender and smoking were among the risk factors identified for development of this condition.
05/04/2022

Study Finds In-office Blepharitis Treatment Effective

Mechanical debris removal may help eliminate some at-home treatment variability due to patient compliance, resulting in greater Demodex resolution.
04/25/2022

Allergic Conjunctivitis Diagnosis Increases Likelihood of Incisional Surgery

Unsurprisingly, procedure incidence was higher during peak allergy seasons.
04/22/2022

Assuming the Worst

Careful observation and history taking is paramount when evaluating a swollen eyelid.
04/15/2022

Alcon Updates its MGD Thermal Pulsation System

The Systane iLux2 captures photos and videos during the treatment and can individualize heat and compression settings, the company says.
04/08/2022

Vitamin A Deficiency Potential Cause of Childhood Chalazion

By contrast, vitamin D had no correlation with the condition.
03/07/2022

Possible Involvement of C. Acnes in Pathogenesis of Chalazion

The finding was more common in younger women.
01/25/2022

Upcoming Events

November 11-13, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando
Location: Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
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December 9-10, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
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December 10-11, 2022

Retina Update 2022
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Program Co-chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, and Steven Ferrucci, OD
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