dry eye

Dry eye gains importance in glaucoma careNew treatments and greater awareness are making dry eye an even more important part of glaucoma care, according to Richard Lewis, MD, of Sacramento Eye Consultants.
Ocular surface disease limits surgical optionsPrepare your patient by assessing and treating the ocular surface
Cyclosporine for dry eye associated with anti-PD-1 therapy
Cyclosporine for dry eye associated with anti-PD-1 therapyTopical cyclosporine may be useful for treating dry eyes associated with immunomodulatory agents like nivolumab, which markedly upregulate T cell activation. In caring for patients with ocular side effects associated with cancer treatment, the delivery of proper ophthalmic care is critical.
How sick building syndrome symptoms can mimic dry eyeSBS signs similar to dry eye
Looking back at 2016
Looking back at 2016Before the new year gets too far along, let’s take a brief look at the happenings in the pages of Optometry Times during 2016.
Reduce dropout in patients with dry eye
The role of lid hygiene in ocular surface disease
The role of lid hygiene in ocular surface diseaseThe ocular surface encompasses not only the cornea, but the all-important supporting conjunctiva that is divided into the bulbar, limbal, palpebral, forneaceal, and marginal zones.
How to know when it’s not dry eye
Achieving physiologic restoration in dry eyeTear osmolarity testing provides clinicians the opportunity to detect disease and select treatments to restore ocular surface health.
Hypochlorous acid eyelid wash reduces bacterial load
Hypochlorous acid eyelid wash reduces bacterial loadResearchers studied the magnitude of bacterial load reduction on the surface of the skin 20 minutes after application of saline containing 0.01% pure hypochlorous acid as the preservative to the skin below the lower eyelid.