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Dry Eye in the Contact Lens Patient

Dry Eye in the Contact Lens Patient Although there are myriad reasons why patients drop out of contact lens wear, ocular surface disease, and dry eye in particular, is a significant factor in many cases. At the same time, a diagnosis of dry eye does not have to mean the end of contact lens wear. […]
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Adding IPL: Does It Make Sense for Your DED Practice?

Adding IPL: Does It Make Sense for Your DED Practice? Intense Pulse Light (IPL) is used in various applications in skin care, for instance, in hair removal and to yield collagen remodeling to eliminate fine lines and wrinkles. More recently, evidence has emerged suggesting that IPL may also be beneficial for treatment of dry eye […]
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The Why and the How of Dry Eye Disease

Hint: It all starts with passion. When I am talking about dry eye with colleagues, I often get two main questions: ‘why should I care about dry eye’ and ‘how do I get started?’ The first of those questions may be the easier one to answer: Because there is unmet need in the population of […]
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Dry Eye in the Beaver Dam Offspring Study: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Health-Related Quality of Life

This study was to estimate dry eye prevalence in the Beaver Dam Offspring Study (BOSS), including a young adult population, and investigate associated risk factors and impact on health-related quality of life. In this study, dry eye was associated with lower quality of life on a health-related quality-of-life instrument and the vision-specific NEI VFQ-25. Read […]