September 6th 2022
FDA-approved steroid offers short-term relief for ocular surface inflammation.
August 25th 2022
Ensure successful symptoms management with your patients.
August 11th 2022
Consider topical therapies as second-line treatments for this patient base.
May 2nd 2022
Canine patient case study reveals a surprising diagnosis
March 29th 2022
Researchers report a recombinant biologic derived from blood-feeding ticks may be a potential treatment for allergic eye disease
Poll: When do you educate your patients about allergic conjunctivitis?
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Poll: Do your dry eye patients require additional treatment during allergy season?
Identifying ocular surface medicamentosa apart from ocular allergies
Address key factors and causes to ensure a proper diagnosis and treatment plan
Treatment options for ocular allergies
Clinicians can offer patients both prescription and OTC options
Dry eye management may benefit patients with keratoconus
Reducing inflammation and managing corneal microtrauma are new strategies
Transcript: NASCAR winner Jimmie Johnson talks about how allergies affect his driving
How Jimmie Johnson relieves his ocular allergies
How to address dry eye in the challenging cornea
Understand dry eye’s various factors and causes to get ahead of the treatment curve
Know 4 types of allergic eye disease
Flip the eyelids to uncover the clinical features of allergic conjunctivitis
Pipeline: New therapies to come for debilitating eye diseases
New drug from Gensight Biologics hits pipeline
FDA approves Bausch + Lomb Alaway antihistamine eyedrops
Pollen, ragweed, grass, animal hair, and dander allergies targeted by new eyedrops
Smart contact lens update
New devices will monitor health, enhance vision, and treat the eye
3 steps to managing scleral lens patients with allergies
Allergy sufferers are more likely to develop ocular symptoms with scleral lens wear.
How to create an ocular surface disease treatment protocol
OSD treatments are rarely straightforward because of its complex, multifactorial nature.
A forecast of the global ocular allergy market
A new age of highly customized therapeutic care is coming to the allergy treatment market.
Coats’ disease: A case study of a 4-year old boy
Early and correct diagnosis of this congenital retinal vasculopathy vital to improve visual outcomes.
How climate change affects allergies
Topical immunomodulators can help chronic ocular allergic disease
A look at the latest and upcoming pharmaceutical patents
Propolis may help treat ocular disease
Cosmetic dangers: Part 3-Keep patients informed, report cosmetic problems
In the final part of her three-part series on cosmetic dangers, Tracy Schroeder-Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO, explains the importance of keeping patients informed of cosmetic dangers and how to properly report cosmetic problems.
How the Japanese treat allergic conjunctivitis
Michael Cooper, OD, takes a look at how the Japanese treat allergic conjunctivitis to gain a different perspective on treatments. What he finds is that we aren't so different after all.
Experts offer top allergy tips
We asked industry experts for their top suggestions to colleagues on how to best manage allergy.
Substance P: Dry eye and allergy’s mixed signal or missing link?
Inflammation may lead to heightened peripheral sensitization and stimulation through a developing concept in which neuroimmune cross-talk causes the confounding interplay of both signs and symptoms in dry eye and allergic disease.
Epicutaneous immunotherapy may transform allergy treatment
As an allergy sufferer myself, I tend to pore over the journals and literature to learn what new exciting technologies may be on the horizon. When I came across epicutaneous immunotherapy (EPIT), my mind went in a multitude of different directions about the endless possibilities for both systemic and ocular allergy management.
In treating ocular allergy, ECPs reach first for combo products
In a poll fielded to Optometry Times and Ophthalmology Times readers, we asked both ODs and MDs what they used for first-line therapy for allergy patients.
Therapy for ocular allergy patients
Surviving allergy season as a contact lens wearer
Depending on where you live, spring is here-or at least on its way. It’s the time of year to thaw out along with the trees, grass, and flowers. With spring comes our promise to get ourselves into shape for the summer, and life gets busier with more outdoor activities for the whole family.
Connecting allergy and osmolarity
The major type 1 immunologic hypersensitivity reaction involving the conjunctiva is commonly referred to as allergic conjunctivitis.
How to combat vernal keratoconjunctivitis
It is a precarious position considering the desire to find the perfect remedy- yet with vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC), there is no magic bullet.
Differentiating ocular allergy
On the surface, eyecare providers may not fully appreciate the prevalence and complexity of ocular allergy and its clinical management; we learn that it is a relatively simple disease defined by ocular itch.
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