Dry eye redefined I get it, and I want to share with you why I am so excited that dry eye has been redefined. You might be perplexed over my excitement in a new “definition,” yes it might seem irrelevant...
Dry Eye Disease Patient Surveys Utilizing a patient intake form has become standard in many of our practices; asking for patients' medical health history, ocular health history, family history as well as daily use of medications. The addition of an...
What's new in dry eye is that people are taking notice! If I had a dime for every time I was asked “what’s new in dry eye,” I’d be sitting on quite a lot of money right now.  The biggest...
Important Findings At long last, the Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society Dry Eye Workshop II findings were announced at ARVO. This was the 10-year update to the original workshop of 2007, which was based upon 4 levels of severity, and...

Demodex

Be aggressive As much as I've seen, read, spoken and written about Demodex, I'm amazed that some folks still don't recognize the signs or understand the need for aggressive treatment. Demodex are considered by many to be a commensalism organism, but...
Dry Eye needs to be treated I'm Whitney Hauser, OD, founder of DryEyeCoach.com and it's an honor to join the ODsOnFB.com team as editor of the dry eye section. The art and science of dry eye disease make it particularly...
The FDA has recently approved the marketing of a product called TrueTear™. It is a non-invasive, effective and drug-free way to increase tear production. So far it has proven to be effective in clinical trials. Read more here about this...

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