Darrell White

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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…
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Third annual anti-inflammatory report: What is and what shall be

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 25, 2018
Darrell E. White, MD
At the moment I am gazing out over the white caps that litter the surface of my inland ocean as I contemplate the state of anti-inflammatory…
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Follow the money: A possible solution from D.C.?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 25, 2018
Darrell E. White MD
Do you read financial news? You know, the Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily or at least the business section of your local rag?…
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Trigeminal dysphoria: The ophthalmic highway to hell

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 25, 2018
Darrell E. White, MD
Anyone who takes care of patients with dry eye disease has had this experience. A patient comes into the office complaining of severe, life-altering…
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Who has dry eye in 2018: an update

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 25, 2018
Darrell E. White, MD
It is 2018. Who has dry eye disease today? One-half of all eye care tweets are about dry eye. Tiny organizations and journals that have microscopic…