The effect alcohol consumption has on glaucoma has been discussed for years. Optometry Times Chief Optometric Editor Benjamin P. Casella, OD, FAAO, talks about the correlation between alcohol consumption and its impact on intraocular pressure (IOP) and glaucoma.
Eric Kuklinski, clinical research coordinator at Mount Sinai in New York, NY, discusses the methodology behind the Dry Eye Assessment and Management Study (DREAM) study and its findings at ARVO 2018 in Honolulu.
Penny Asbell, MD, professor of ophthalmology at Mount Sinai in New York, NY, discusses the Dry Eye Assessment and Management Study (DREAM) study and why omega-3s may be no better than a placebo in helping dry eye at ARVO 2018 in Honolulu.
Richard Carvajal, MD, associate professor at Columbia University Medical Center, discusses one drug potential to treat ocular melanoma at ARVO 2018 in Honolulu.
Lower eyelid lid laxity impacts a variety of eye disorders. Tracy Doll, OD, of Pacific University College of Optometry, explains how patients with loose lower eyelids may present with signs of dry eye disease and how to treat those patients to make them more comfortable at ARVO 2018 in Honolulu.
Al Kabat, OD, FAAO, professor at Southern College of Optometry, discusses his research of the available lid cleansers on the market and how they perform at eradicating demodex in vitro at ARVO 2018 in Honolulu.
Refractive surgery options continue to evolve. Jake Weber, student at Southern College of Optometry, compares newer refractive surgery devices to traditional refractive surgery weighing the pros and cons at ARVO 2018 in Honolulu.
Patients with diabetes may need to add a dry eye workup to their health assessments. Scott Schwartz, OD, from Detroit, MI, discusses his poster, “Does diabetes make a difference in dry eye,” at ARVO 2018 in Honolulu.
Some ODs find diagnosing demodex to be a challenge. Nick Pondelis of Tufts Medical Center explains how imaging may be helpful in successfully diagnosing and treating demodex at ARVO 2018 in Honolulu.
Dry eye plagues many patients who come into optometry practices, but some ODs struggle to provide the proper treatment. Scott Schachter, OD, gives his recommendations to help ODs begin to provide dry eye services at their practice.