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A Look at the Androgen Connection  11/15/2016

The elaborate tear film ecosystem has to maintain its own delicate balance, despite influences from many outside sources and intrinsic characteristics. Dry eye is one such condition to disrupt the balance, giving rise to its newer moniker,dysfunctional tear film. It likely results from a host of factors, including hormone imbalance. 
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MMWR and Contact Lens Alerts  10/15/2016

Timely information on these issues is at our fingertips, thanks to the CDC.

 

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Understanding the Contact Lens Prescription Release Legislation  9/15/2016

The next step in a legislative confrontation may mean better protection for lens wearers.
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Corneal Crosslinking: Its Time Has Come  6/15/2016

Though the main treatment for ectasia remains contact lens use, a new procedure could ease the fitting ordeal.


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Look Beyond the Slit Lamp  5/15/2016

Are you doing everything you can to make life easier for your keratoconus patients?
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Big Gains for Big Lenses  4/15/2016

Though sclerals are widely used today, is there any peril to their growing popularity? 


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Contact Lens Biosensors: Finding the Holy Grail?  3/15/2016

“Data on demand” could revolutionize the care of patients with diabetes or glaucoma.
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This Year, Strive to Avoid Stress  2/15/2016

If you are like most of us, decreasing tension in 2016 is a laudable New Years' resolution.
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Generic Drugs: More Than Meets the Eye?  11/15/2015

Not all drugs are created equal. Be aware of these potential differences.
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Failure to Communicate  10/1/2015

The CDC's latest MMWR reveals that contact lens compliance is embarrassingly low. What can we do about it?
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The Myopia Menace  9/15/2015

The recent passing of Professor Brien Holden highlights the continuing need for myopia research.
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Neuropathic Pain and Depression in Dry Eye Sufferers  6/15/2015

The connection between ocular surface disease and certain negative stimuli may be greater than previously thought. 


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Is Google Making Us Stupid?  5/15/2015

The ubiquity of information online is both a blessing and a curse. How much knowledge is too much?
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Getting Serious About OSD  4/15/2015

We have made huge strides in understanding dry eye disease, with more on the way.
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Doxycycline: A Wonder Drug?  3/15/2015

In an age of narrowly targeted pharmaceutical indications, this decades-old drug is surprisingly versatile.


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Antibiotic Resistance: Applauding the President's Council Report  1/15/2015

Ocular concerns differ somewhat from systemic ones, but in many respects the risks and consequences are comparable.
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Should Your Patients Purchase Contact Lenses Elsewhere?  11/15/2014

Watch out for third-party contact lens sellers attempting to gain your patients' business.
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Observing Contact Lens Health Week  10/15/2014

The CDC offers a helping hand to eye care practitioners. Let's take it!
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Under the Microscope  9/15/2014

Your clinical decisions and any professional involvement with industry are about to receive unprecedented scrutiny.
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The Eluding Nature of the Eluting Lens  6/15/2014

Novel drug delivery methods were on display at this year's annual ARVO meeting.
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LCSD—It May Be The Lenses  5/15/2014

We must be on the lookout for limbal stem cell deficiency early in its course, especially in contact lens wearers, to avoid the need for surgical intervention.
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Mixed Signals  4/15/2014

Are omega-3 fatty acids beneficial or deleterious to the health of our patients? Faced with inconclusive data, how should we proceed?


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Cracking the Code  3/15/2014

This year marks the shift from ICD-9 to ICD-10. Are you ready for the change?
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