Understanding the “lid wiper”

We blink around 10,000 times a day, with the eyelids traversing the length of a football pitch in distance each day. Wiping over the eye’s surface with...

Diabetes, dry eye and ‘Substance P’?

Diabetes has now reached epidemic proportions affecting millions of people across the world. It is estimated around 54% of patients with diabetes suffer...

Dry eye and autologous serum?

The tear film and ocular surface are extremely complex, with tear film playing a vital role in maintaining ocular surface health. Not only does it provide...

Dry eye in practice

Since our last dry eye special feature, dry eye has gone mainstream. We are proud to bring you the latest update on all things dry eye from this part of...

Microblepharon exfoliation to improve CL comfort

Contact lens wear is associated with discomfort. This presents a real problem for wearers, practitioners and industry as discomfort is one of the main...

Ocular allergy and dry eye

Ocular allergy represents a group of hypersensitivity disorders that primarily affects the conjunctiva.

Not all eye drops are created equal!

Deficiency in tear film quality and quantity are often considered key defining characteristics of dry eye disease (DED). The complex, dynamic multi-component...

So you want to set up a dry eye clinic?

It’s become clear, as our knowledge has evolved, that dry eye management, if performed thoroughly, cannot be squeezed into a normal examination as part...

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