Dry eye/OSD

By Christopher E. Starr, MD, FACS

July is Dry Eye Awareness Month, when eye care practitioners at every level are reminded that although we’ve been learning and growing in our capacity to understand and treat ocular surface disease, there is still work to be done in helping the public perceive their symptoms as a treatable condition, rather than something “normal” that they need to endure. In July, patients will see outreach from their doctors, companies, and…

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  1. Jul 25, 2021

Systane iLux non-inferior to Lipiflow in change in meibomian gland score

A single treatment of Systane iLux was non-inferior to Lipiflow Thermal pulsation system in change in meibomian gland score (MGS) up to 9 months in patients with evaporative dry eye disease (EDE), according…

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  1. Jul 13, 2021

Dry eye symptom improvement reported after fecal microbial transplant

Fecal microbial transplant (FMT) improved dry eye symptoms in half of the patients with immune-mediated dry eye in a new study.

In this open-label, non-randomized clinical trial, 10 patients with dry eye symptoms and s…