Resident Writer's Award Program

Neuropathic dry eye: When serum defeats tearsOphthalmology Times is pleased to announce Melina I. Morkin, MD, and Pedram Hamrah, MD, FACS, of New England Eye Center/Tufts Medical Center, Department of Ophthalmology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, as the third-place winner of the 2017 Resident Writer’s Award Program, sponsored by Allergan. Their entry is featured here.
Cosmetic eyeliner tattoo as risk factor for ocular surface diseaseOphthalmology Times is pleased to announce Igor I. Bussel, MD, MS, MHA, and Deepinder K. Dhaliwal, MD (faculty sponsor), of the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Eye Center, Pittsburgh, as the second-place winner of the 2017 Resident Writer’s Award Program, sponsored by Allergan. Their entry is featured here.
HHV-1, -2, -3: Precise medical management of herpetic nodular anterior scleritis
Irritation in a bottle: Glaucoma and OSDOSD is of significant concern in patients with glaucoma on multiple topical medications. Optimal treatment of this condition with minimizing the intensity as well as with additional pharmacologic treatments for OSD can improve visual acuity and compliance and result in better outcomes both medically and regarding patient satisfaction.
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.
2016 Resident Writer's Award Winner: 10 tips for TENA 59-year-old otherwise healthy man presented with an acute-onset diffuse rash involving over 90% of his body surface area, including oral, genital, and ocular mucosal involvement. Initial ophthalmic examination was notable for development of extensive corneal epithelial defects in both eyes as well as conjunctival sloughing and pseudomembrane formation.
Lifeless limbus: What's the diagnosis?Ophthalmology Times is pleased to announce Amelia Fong, MD, of Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, as the second-place winner of the publication’s 2015 Resident Writer’s Award Program, sponsored by Allergan. Dr. Fong’s entry is featured here.
Management of drug-induced cicatricial conjunctivitis and dry eyeA 65-year-old male with a history of congenital cataracts, bilateral cataract extraction and secondary placement of anterior chamber intraocular lenses with subsequent development of glaucoma, cicatricial conjunctivitis, dry eye and limbal stem cell deficiency presented with left eye pain and decreased vision.
2015 RWAP winner There’s something in the waterOphthalmology Times is pleased to announce Amy Patel, MD, of Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, UC Irvine Health, Irvine, CA, as the winner of its 2015 Resident Writer’s Award Program, sponsored by Allergan. Dr. Patel’s winning entry is featured here.
Ophthalmology Times announces 2015 Resident Writer’s Award winnerOphthalmology Times is pleased to announce the winner of the 2015 Resident Writers Award Program, sponsored by Allergan.