Darrell White

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The dry eye suggestion box

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 25, 2019
Darrell E. White, MD
My brother is a very funny man. Our family has vacationed in the same spot on Cape Cod for more than 25 years. We do the same thing on the same day…
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Enter the whales, part 2

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 25, 2019
Darrell E. White, MD
In my fanciful sea of dry eye care, the story line begins with Poseidon — Dr. Michael Lemp — and is carried forward by powerful sharks…
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Enter the whales, part 1

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 25, 2019
Darrell E. White, MD
Apropos of nothing, there is a torrential downpour outside my window as I sit down to write this column. It always seems to rain when I write about…
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Pharma reps: aggravation or asset?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 25, 2019
Darrell E. White, MD
What is up with all the chest-thumping bravado about refusing to spend any time with sales reps? Social media resounds with all manner of derring-do…
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On the horizon and over the rainbow

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, March 25, 2019
Darrell E. White, MD
Every time I think about “new and improved,” I think back to two of the biggest busts in the history of consumer goods, New Coke and New…
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Dry eye, depression and LASIK: Serious thoughts about a serious issue

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 25, 2019
Darrell E. White, MD
In the fall of 2018, there were two tragic suicides that were publicly linked to dry eye disease and LASIK. There are roughly 60,000 eye doctors in…
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DREAM: Fish oil works

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, January 25, 2019
Darrell E. White, MD
The jury has returned, and the verdict is in: If you treat dry eye disease with a protocol that includes purified fish oil, your patients will feel…
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Your dry eye columnist: Who am I, what am I doing and why

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, December 25, 2018
Darrell E. White, MD
A funny thing happened to me the other day: I got an email about a column I wrote. In itself, this is not really all that unusual. Heck, my friend…
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Digital vision syndrome: Building a comprehensive care model

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 25, 2018
Darrell E. White, MD
It is fair to say that there is nothing other than smoking that has a greater deleterious effect on the health and function of your eyes than the use…
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We are all headache doctors

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 25, 2018
Darrell E. White, MD
One of my earliest columns on dry eye disease shared the sad news that each and every one of you is a red eye doctor. Yes, even you, esteemed Dr…