Dry eye

Phacoemulsification may cause short-term transitory ocular surface impairment, according to a new study published in the European Journal of Ophthalmology.

In the prospective interventional study, 55 eyes of 55 different patients (mean age: 75.75 ± 7.27 years) with no history of dry were included. Patients underwent standard phacoemulsification through a 2.75-mm-wide corneal incision. Tear break-up time, Schirmer test I, and tear meniscus height were measured before standard…

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  1. Dec 17, 2019

Is Your Eyeliner Causing Dry Eye?

A new study presented at the 3rd World Congress of Optometry examined whether chronic use of eyeliner leads to dry eye symptoms, including tear film instability and meibomian gland dysfunction.

The masked, prospective,…

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