Treating Dry Eye Symptoms After LASIK


In 2015, approximately 600,000 people underwent Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) or other types of laser eye surgery to improve their vision. Whether suffering from nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism, the lure of a life...

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Winter Eye Wonderland

The temperature is dropping, it’s getting darker earlier and nothing sounds better than snuggling up by the fire with hot chocolate and a book. Yes, winter is coming! From more time spent inside to trying to keep the wind from whipping snow in...
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Myth or Miracle: The Amazing Benefits of Hyaluronic Acid


The human body is a vastly complicated organism. For those outside the medical field, remembering all the different parts of a cell or describing exactly what the pancreas does can be just as complicated. So when you pick up a bottle of sunscreen...

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Diabetic Eye Disease 101


This November, we are bringing awareness to National Diabetic Eye Disease Month. Diabetes affects 380 million people worldwide and is a leading cause of kidney failure, amputations, heart failure, stroke, and most pertinent, blindness. Defined by...

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Ruling Affirms Patent Claim for Paragon BioTeck’s R-Phenylephrine Hydrochloride Formulation


Paragon becomes the first patent holder to survive a post grant review challenge

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE)  – Paragon BioTeck, Inc., (Paragon) announces a monumental ruling handed down by the United States Patent and...

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Leslie O'Dell, OD, FAAO, Addresses Increasing Need for Specialized Dry Eye Treatment


Leslie O’Dell, OD, FAAO, tells Women in Optometry about opening the Dry Eye Center of Pennsylvania, a practice dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of dry eye disease. As part of Wheatlyn EyeCare, an established comprehensive optometric...

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Paul S. Koch, MD, and Thandeka Myeni, MD, MPH, Discuss the Use of Punctal Occlusion and Nutritional Supplements to Treat Dry Eye Disease

Paul S. Koch, MD, co-founder and medical director of Koch Eye Associates, and Thandeka Myeni, MD, MPH, a practicing ophthalmologist in Warwick, RI, combine their expertise in this article on Glaucoma Today to explore punctal occlusion,...
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Look Out! What To Know During Eye Injury Prevention Month


Now that October is here, Halloween is fast approaching and winter will be following tight on its heels. But before the deluge of merriment and its accompanying housecleaning and decorating activities begins, you should consider celebrating...

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Mitch Jackson, MD, on His Approach to Lid Hygiene and Dry Eye


These days, there are a lot of treatments designed to target dry eye disease and the options are increasing all the time, which makes sense given the number of patients. Mitch Jackson, MD, states that at least 8 out of 10 patients he sees daily...

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Dr. Paul M. Karpecki on his Go-To Choice for Punctum Plugs


“My practice has changed greatly,” states Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO, while speaking about emerging technologies in the treatment of dry eye during a 2015 reception hosted by Paragon BioTeck, Inc.

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