Darrell White

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Now is the time to prepare for possible introduction of lifitegrast

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, September 25, 2015
Darrell E. White, MD
Summer is over, even for empty nesters like yours truly. It is “back to school” for all of us in the office, too, as many of us enter our…
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Summer 'thoughtlets' on dry eye and other topics

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 25, 2015
Darrell E. White, MD
It’s summer time. Writers and readers naturally turn to lighter fare, intellectual sangria in a red Solo cup to the winter’s Sinskey…
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What should we call this problem?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 25, 2015
Darrell E. White, MD
It is summer, and my thoughts once again turn to the basics. On my professional journey, I come in contact with all kinds of impressive, intelligent…
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PROOF that symptoms matter

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, June 25, 2015
Darrell E. White, MD
For more than 15 years, eye doctors who specialized in the treatment of dry eye have been like the “red-headed stepchild” of the eye care world…
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SkyVision enters age of LipiFlow

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 25, 2015
Darrell E. White, MD
Nothing makes me crankier than seeing a promising medical technology or treatment held hostage by a bad business plan. As an aside, nothing I write…
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The Hill of Sorrow: Understanding the symptom curve in the treatment of dry eye

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 25, 2015
Darrell E. White, MD
“No pain, no gain” is a lousy philosophy in physical fitness, and it is particularly difficult to sell it in any medical setting. Yet this is exactly…
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Computer vision syndrome: Does looking at a screen cause dry eye?

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 25, 2015
Darrell E. White, MD
One of our standard introductory questions when we meet a new patient at SkyVision is, “What kind of work do you do?” I like to joke that a more…
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Minimum effective dose: A prescription for success

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, January 25, 2015
Darrell E. White, MD
When I ask my patients, “What do you do?” they invariably answer by telling me what their job is. This is pretty much standard fare everywhere in the…
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Going 'back to basics' effective for most cases of blepharitis

November 24, 2014
Staying with my “back to basics” theme after returning from my all-too-short summer sojourn at the beach, I thought it appropriate to…
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Going ‘back to basics’ effective for most cases of blepharitis

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 25, 2014
Darrell E. White, MD
Staying with my “back to basics” theme after returning from my all-too-short summer sojourn at the beach, I thought it appropriate to talk about one…