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Thermal pulsation may improve dry eye after laser correction

February 24, 2017

Thermal pulsation therapy may significantly improve dry eye symptoms and may improve objective clinical parameters of tear break-up time, meibomian gland dysfunction and corneal staining, according to researchers.

In this study, 109 eyes of 57 patients underwent thermal pulsation therapy (LipiFlow, TearScience) for the treatment of dry eye symptoms after laser vision correction.

CooperVision’s 2017 Best Practices Honorees

February 20, 2017
Every year CooperVision Inc. recognizes optometry industry leaders who have forged new pathways to success in the face of industry changes and increased competition…
What's Your Diagnosis?

Patient complains of distorted vision

Primary Care Optometry News, February 2017
Daniel Brigham, OD
A 59-year-old African American male presented with a chief complaint of distorted and blurred vision that is worse in the right eye than the left. The patient reported…

BLOG: The optical management of ocular disorders

February 13, 2017
In my early years in practice, I worked with a multispecialty ophthalmology practice in a hospital setting. We had plenty of ophthalmologists, residents, fellows and…
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Non-infectious Uveitis: Moving Beyond the Standard of Care with an Eye on the Evidence

This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie, Inc.

Uveitis is one of the leading causes of preventable blindness worldwide with a prevalence in the US of about 38 cases…
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In the Journals

Thermal pulsation may improve dry eye after laser correction

February 24, 2017
Thermal pulsation therapy may significantly improve dry eye symptoms and may improve objective clinical parameters of tear break-up time, meibomian…

CooperVision’s 2017 Best Practices Honorees

February 20, 2017
Every year CooperVision Inc. recognizes optometry industry leaders who have forged new pathways to success in the face of industry changes and…

What's Your Diagnosis?

Patient complains of distorted vision

Primary Care Optometry News, February 2017
Daniel Brigham, OD
A 59-year-old African American male presented with a chief complaint of distorted and blurred vision that is worse in the right eye than the left…

BLOG: The optical management of ocular disorders

February 13, 2017
In my early years in practice, I worked with a multispecialty ophthalmology practice in a hospital setting. We had plenty of ophthalmologists…

BLOG: How can I tell if my patient has myasthenia gravis?

February 1, 2017
Last month a patient of mine came back to the clinic telling me of his difficulty with his glasses. His complaints have always been variable, but…

Expert outlines low vision devices for primary care ODs

January 26, 2017
“Low vision care is all about the patient’s goals,” Richard J. Shuldiner, OD, FAAO, told Primary Care Optometry News. “To…

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BLOG: Going green in the surgical suite

January 23, 2017
In my operating room, we often joke that we are “going green” on those happy occasions when we don’t need to open a product that we…

What's Your Diagnosis?

Suspicious, growing lesion on lower lid

Primary Care Optometry News, January 2017
Zachary Lundgren, BA; Maria Joan Spadaro, CNP; Leonid Skorin Jr., OD, DO, MS, FAAO, FAOCO
A 65-year-old white male presented to the eye clinic with concerns regarding a bump on his right lower lid. The patient reported that his right eye…

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Diabetics cite many reasons for noncompliance with dilated eye exams

December 22, 2016
A lack of understanding of insurance benefits was the most common barrier in adherence to dilated eye examinations among patients with diabetes…

BLOG: Beyond the phoropter – Reprise

December 20, 2016
In my original blog on this theme, I discussed the expanded role of optometry in the management of patients with diabetes. For any optometrist who is…

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