Blinking and the tear film

Although blinking training is commonly recommended as part of the multi-modal management of dry eye disease, the relationship between clinical measurements...

Cosmetics and the tear film

Eye cosmetics are widely used by mostly female populations of all age groups globally for religious, cultural and cosmetic purposes. The literature surrounding...

Blepharitis: lid cleaner versus baby shampoo

Blepharitis is a common ophthalmic condition characterised by chronic eyelid inflammation and associated symptoms of ocular irritation and dry eye. It...

Desktop humidifier for DED relief?

In recent decades, the significant increase in digital screen use, both at home and at work, has been accompanied by a growing prevalence of dry eye disease...

Asian ethnicity: a significant risk factor for dry eye

Asian ethnicity is recognised to be a significant risk factor for the development of dry eye disease, with a higher prevalence and severity of dry eye...

Fluorescein and tear film stability assessment

Tear film stability measurement is an integral component of the assessment of dry eye disease. Although ocular instillation of sodium fluorescein via impregnated...

Tear supplements vs the environment

Adverse environmental conditions, including high airflow velocity and low relative humidity, are recognised to exacerbate dry eye signs and symptoms. Topical...

VR to tackle work DED?

The modern workplace is a hostile environment for a dry eye sufferer. Computer use decreases blink frequency and completeness, leading to lipid layer breakdown...

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