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TFOS elects July as Dry Eye Awareness Month

June 26, 2017

To coincide with the July publication of the Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society’s Dry Eye Workshop II, July will be recognized as Dry Eye Awareness Month.

TFOS DEWS II will update the definition, classification and diagnosis of dry eye; critically evaluate the epidemiology, pathophysiology, mechanism and impact of the disease; address its management and therapy; and develop recommendations for the design of clinical trials to assess pharmaceutical interventions, according to a press release.

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New therapies target dry eye, conjunctivitis, redness, presbyopia

June 23, 2017
WASHINGTON – Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO, reported on new and up-and-coming ocular therapeutics at a continuing education session here at Optometry’s…
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VIDEO: Amniotic membrane speeds healing

June 23, 2017
WASHINGTON – Josh Johnston, OD, said he uses Bio-Tissue’s Prokera, an amniotic membrane, for treating filamentary keratitis with severe staining in his dry…
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VIDEO: Treat inflammation with gamma linolenic acid

June 22, 2017
WASHINGTON – No matter where the inflammation associated with meibomian gland dysfunction is coming from, you need to attack it at its base, Doug Devries, OD
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Ocular Surface Diseases, Disorders, & DysfunctionsTM: Volume 2, Number 1

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

Maintenance of the health of the ocular surface is complex due to numer-ous potential challenges, including dry eye…
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TFOS elects July as Dry Eye Awareness Month

June 26, 2017
To coincide with the July publication of the Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society’s Dry Eye Workshop II, July will be recognized as Dry Eye…

Meeting News

New therapies target dry eye, conjunctivitis, redness, presbyopia

June 23, 2017
WASHINGTON – Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO, reported on new and up-and-coming ocular therapeutics at a continuing education session here at…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Amniotic membrane speeds healing

June 23, 2017
WASHINGTON – Josh Johnston, OD, said he uses Bio-Tissue’s Prokera, an amniotic membrane, for treating filamentary keratitis with severe…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Treat inflammation with gamma linolenic acid

June 22, 2017
WASHINGTON – No matter where the inflammation associated with meibomian gland dysfunction is coming from, you need to attack it at its base…

TFOS elects July as Dry Eye Awareness Month

June 22, 2017
To coincide with the July publication of the Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society’s Dry Eye Workshop II, July will be recognized as Dry Eye…

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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…

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Higher rate of OSD seen in patients on glaucoma agents

June 19, 2017
In topical antiglaucoma therapy, the main factors impacting ocular surface disease were drops with preservatives, longer treatment duration and older…

Lifitegrast improved dry eye signs, symptoms in five trials

June 19, 2017
The combined clinical evidence from five trials supports the U.S. FDA approval of lifitegrast as a first-in-class medication for treating all signs…

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…

Teva launches generic olopatadine solution

June 16, 2017
Teva Pharmaceutical Ind. has launched a generic version of Pataday, the company announced in a press release. Olopatadine HCl ophthalmic solution…

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