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Dry Eye

Seborrheic Dermatitis May Cause MGD, DED

Patients should be evaluated for both and receive treatment as appropriate.
October 5, 2019

Sleep Problems Cause Uptick in Dry Eye Cases

Researchers found a link between the two, especially in males.
March 27, 2019

Demodex Common in Patients With Ocular Discomfort

These mites may play a role in blepharitis and meibomian gland dysfunction.
March 26, 2019

Watch Out for DED in Migraine Sufferers

New data suggests they are 20% more likely to have dry eye symptoms.
March 21, 2019

Go Low-tech for Your MG Dropout Eval

A new method involving a red filter on a slit lamp may be a useful alternative to an infrared light system.
March 1, 2019

Dry Eye Rate Triples Over Seven-year Period

It’s increasing faster in men, although women still bear the brunt of this condition.
February 15, 2019

Omega-3 Supplements Prove Beneficial for Dry Eye Patients

Meta-analysis indicates improvement in symptoms, tear film stability and tear production.
February 11, 2019

Plate Expression Efficient for MGD Treatment

This therapy helps improve tear stability, meibum expression and corneal epithelial damage scores after one month.
January 28, 2019

Punctal Plugs Show Moderate Success

They offer better results that artificial tear therapy alone, meta-analysis finds.
January 21, 2019

Feeling Stressed? Dry Eye Could Be Next

Two studies link psychology with physiology.
January 18, 2019