Sjö is a proprietary laboratory test developed by Immco Diagnostics Inc. which combines traditional markers with three novel, proprietary biomarkers, allowing earlier detection of the disease.
Preventing CL dropouts can be a challenge with patients suffering from CLIDE. A number of factors, including the patient’s overall general health, the type of contact lens worn and solution interaction, among others, can influence the condition. Predicting which CL patients are more likely to develop dry eye helps you tailor management to the individual patient needs and set realistic patient goals for successful lens wear.
In the fifth video of our series on Demodex, Dr. Milton Hom provides additional insight about his experiences with diagnosing, treating and managing this clinical presentation.
In the fourth of our video series on Demodex, Dr. Mario Gutierrez offers practice management suggestions in treating patients with the mite. Plus, he gets into a mite-killing mood.
In the third of our video series on Demodex, Dr. Scott Schachter discusses how to best treat overabundance of this mite.
In the second of our video series on Demodex, Dr. Scott Hauswirth explains how to diagnose this tiny critter.
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High pain sensitivity and low pain tolerance appear to be associated with symptoms of dry eye disease, according to a recent study.
The TearScan MicroAssay System (Advanced Tear Diagnostics) enables a clinician to diagnose dry eye or ocular allergy. This in-office, diagnostic platform tests for tear lactoferrin and IgE could also be used for screening patients in advance of refractive surgery or contact lens fits.
Study shows rebamipide was more effective than sodium hyaluronate in corneal and conjunctival staining tests and was reported by patients to be more effective for relieving foregin-body sensation and eye pain.