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Look Out! What To Know During Eye Injury Prevention Month

10/28/2016

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

10/26/2016

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

10/21/2016

“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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Trick or Treatment: Combatting Fall Allergies

10/18/2016

Fall is a time of damp streets and changing colors, when the bright pinks and oranges of spring and summer give way to the rusts and ambers of falling leaves. So if all those vibrant, pollen-filled plants are gone and even the trees are giving...

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Sports Eye Safety for the Win!

10/14/2016

Now that it’s October, we’ll be celebrating Eye Injury Prevention month, but before we do that, let’s look at another important subject: eye injuries in sports. Prevent Blindness America designates September as Sports Eye Safety Month.  

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Melissa Barnett, OD, Discusses Lid Hygiene in Women in Optometry

09/27/2016

In an article released earlier this year by Women in Optometry, Melissa Barnett, OD, FAAO, FSLS, states that while she has noticed increasing awareness of the importance of eyelid hygiene, there are still too few doctors discussing this important...

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Dry Eye Disease: Finding the Right Treatment

09/23/2016

The first two parts of our series on dry eye disease discussed the many causes and symptoms of the condition. In the third and final installment, we discuss available treatment options.

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Can You Foresee Dry Eye Disease? Know the Symptoms

09/19/2016

In the first part of our series on dry eye disease, we discussed the many causes of the condition. Now we’ll turn our focus to the symptoms that sufferers are likely to experience and how proper diagnosis is key to your treatment regimen.

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Hyaluronic Acid: The Facts

09/08/2016

If someone were to ask you what sunscreen has in common with eye surgery, we wouldn’t fault you for not knowing. Not many do. The answer is hyaluronic acid. That might not sound too interesting at first, but this substance is quite amazing. In...

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What is Dry Eye Disease?

09/05/2016

Dry eye disease, also referred to as dry eye syndrome, or simply dry eye, is a chronic disease estimated to affect more than 26 million Americans. Dry eye can occur when eyes do not produce the necessary quantity or quality of tears....

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