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Red light technology improves tear break-up in dry eye

June 21, 2017

The at-home use of a red light therapy was shown to affect the meibomian gland secretions and alleviate the symptoms of dry eye, according to a report at the Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology annual meeting.

The prospective study measured noninvasive break-up time (NIBUT) with the Oculus Keratograph before and after treatment with the Quantum red light technology.

Top videos from Kiawah Eye

June 17, 2017
Kiawah Eye 2017 took place June 1 to 3 on Kiawah Island, South Carolina, and featured presentations on the latest ocular surgery advancements and treatment options…
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BLOG: Descemet's stripping with endothelial rejuvenation

June 16, 2017
I would like to share my experience in two patients now several months postop who had pseudophakic bullous keratopathy and cleared at 1 month after Descemet’s…
In the Journals

Cross-linking decreased maximum keratometry value at 1 year

June 13, 2017
Patients who did not receive treatment with corneal collagen cross-linking experienced continued progression of keratoconus from baseline to 1 year while patients who…
Clinical Science

Topical Cyclosporin A and Mitomycin C Injection as Adjunctive Therapy for Prevention of Primary Pterygium Recurrence

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, May 2009, Volume 40 Issue 3
The authors evaluated the results of topical cyclosporin A 1% and injected mitomycin C 0.01% use as adjunctive therapy…
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When Leaving the Eye "High and Dry" is Not the Solution- Experts Converge

This activity is supported by an independent medical educational grant from Shire.

Dry eye disease (DED) is a condition of the ocular surface in which multiple factors are responsible for the…
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VIDEO: Complex cornea panel discussion

June 1, 2017
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Red light technology improves tear break-up in dry eye

June 21, 2017
The at-home use of a red light therapy was shown to affect the meibomian gland secretions and alleviate the symptoms of dry eye, according to a…

Top videos from Kiawah Eye

June 17, 2017
Kiawah Eye 2017 took place June 1 to 3 on Kiawah Island, South Carolina, and featured presentations on the latest ocular surgery advancements and…

Blog

BLOG: Descemet's stripping with endothelial rejuvenation

June 16, 2017
I would like to share my experience in two patients now several months postop who had pseudophakic bullous keratopathy and cleared at 1 month after…

In the Journals

Cross-linking decreased maximum keratometry value at 1 year

June 13, 2017
Patients who did not receive treatment with corneal collagen cross-linking experienced continued progression of keratoconus from baseline to 1 year…

The Dry Eye

The state of dry eye care, part 1

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 25, 2017
Darrell E. White, MD
Back in the Dark Ages, you know, like 1999 or so, dry eye disease was considered the crabgrass that grows on the lawn of eye care. Ophthalmology…

Esteemed ophthalmic leader Roger F. Steinert, MD, dies

June 7, 2017
Roger Francis Steinert , MD, one of America’s most distinguished ophthalmologists and an internationally recognized authority…

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VIDEO: Surgeon gives pearls to optimize DMEK procedure

June 6, 2017
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. ― At Kiawah Eye 2017, Preeya K. Gupta, MD, shares her three pearls for making DMEK a more efficient procedure. 

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BLOG: RPS throws in the towel

June 6, 2017
Whoa. That happened fast. TearLab announced that it has received a CE mark for European marketing of a new point-of-care testing platform called…

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VIDEO: Surgeon outlines dry eye testing, treatment

June 5, 2017
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. ― At Kiawah Eye 2017, John A. Hovanesian, MD, discusses the tools and methods his clinic uses to diagnose and treat dry eye in…

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VIDEO: Yes DMEK can be efficient

June 2, 2017
Preeya K. Gupta, MD, at Kiawah Eye 2017.

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