What is this age-defying modern technology that a young, nonmedical professional is applying to her face? It is a YAG laser combined with an intense pulse light (IPL).
David Kading, OD, FAAO, FCLSA, discusses new products, studies, and patient education available to help combat dry eye disease.
Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) may be misdiagnosed. While MGD is one of the most common chronic ocular conditions, diagnosing MGD isn’t as simple as it seems.
For the patient, perhaps the most significant symptom of DED is fluctuating or reduced vision.
Mom has pseudoexfoliation syndrome (PXF) clinically visible in both eyes. She experiences pops of elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) in one eye and uses glaucoma medications.
A little over 18 months ago, I decided to follow my passion and take a leap of faith changing my career. I went from a bustling MD/OD group practice to a private group OD practice and launched the Dry Eye Center of Pennsylvania (PA).
Do you reach first for warm compresses or lid scrubs? What about antibiotics? Weigh in!
Prepare your patient by assessing and treating the ocular surface
Recently, much discussion has taken place within the dry eye community regarding the role of punctal plugs in the treatment of dry eye.
SBS signs similar to dry eye