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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…

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…

UWF-FA identifies retinopathy earlier than UWF photography alone

June 19, 2017
In eyes with less severe diabetic retinopathy, ultra-widefield fluorescein angiography identifies the more severe form earlier and allows for…
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Reduced visual acuity associated with a decline in reading efficiency

June 15, 2017
Researchers found that a significant decline in reading efficiency was associated with reduced visual acuity. The prospective, cross-sectional study…
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Query patients on makeup application, removal habits

June 9, 2017
A recent survey found that respondents who did not report using an eye makeup remover had higher Standardized Patient Evaluation of Eye Dryness…
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Stronger association between dry eye, allergy may exist

June 8, 2017
Migraine headache and sinus issues may be new risk factors in dry eye, according to survey results presented at the Association of Research in Vision…
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DEWS II further explores sex, gender and hormones

May 8, 2017
BALTIMORE — Experts here gave a glimpse into the Tear Film Ocular Surface Dry Eye Workshop II report. “One goal from the Tear Film Ocular…
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Subcommittee chairs highlight aspects of DEWS II report

May 8, 2017
BALTIMORE — The Epidemiology Subcommittee discovered an 8% to 10% increase in dry eye disease over the past 10 years, according to the Tear…
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Dual polymer tear relieves symptoms in evaporative, aqueous-deficient dry eye

May 13, 2016
SEATTLE – Patients with evaporative or non-evaporative dry eye experienced improvement in signs and symptoms after treatment with a…
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Study labels laser trabeculoplasty as adjunctive, not alternative, glaucoma treatment

May 12, 2016
SEATTLE – A retrospective analysis has found that 3 months after laser trabeculoplasty, 60% of open-angle glaucoma patients were prescribed at…