When patients complain of recent-onset lens discomfort, lift their lids to check for this surprisingly persistent menace.
Drugs that combat systemic diseases can often afflict the cornea with side effects that mirror other disease symptoms. Here are a few to watch for.
Vernal conjunctivitis is an uncommon—but more serious and severe—ocular allergy presentation. Here’s a guide to treating this pernicious condition.
Although occurrences are rare, eye care practitioners should learn how to spot and effectively treat cystinosis.
Inflammatory events often appear to be similar. This guide will help you make the proper differential diagnosis and select an appropriate treatment.
With several new therapies in the pipeline, practitioners may soon have a new arsenal of drugs to better treat ocular infections.
Practitioners should stay abreast of current research and take a proactive approach to detecting and treating Acanthamoeba keratitis.
Advances in diagnostic and therapeutic technology now give us better tools to treat ocular surface disease than ever before.
Contact lens failure may not stem from the lenses themselves. But perhaps the
Here’s what you need to know about the off-label use of tamsulosin.
In only two years, we have already gained a more refined understanding of meibomian gland dysfunction and dry eye.
The last several decades have seen the evolution of resistant strains of bacteria and the decline of antibiotic efficacy. As practitioners, it is time to confront the situation.
Acanthamoeba keratitis is not limited to contact lens wear.
This year’s ARVO meeting explores practitioner strategies and treatment options for microbial keratitis.
The standard of care for our myopic patients is evolving and, as practitioners, it is our responsibility to collect and present all the information we have available.
Try these pharmaceutical pearls on your next radial keratotomy patient.
Stay up-to-date on the current treatment regimens and future therapies for fungal keratitis infection.
Eye care practitioners should be able to quickly identify and treat keratitis outbreaks in their patients.
Addressing ocular surface disease proactively can help reduce the number of contact lens wear dropouts.
With the looming threat of macular edema, the eye care practitioner will need to be an integral part of any MS management team.
Corneal topographers and tomographers can vastly improve clinical biomircroscopic evaluations to better diagnose and monitor corneal disease.
The new generation topical antibiotics impact on the incidence of postoperative infection has been significant and beneficial for both patients and surgeons.
This month’s issue features articles on managing patients with corneal distortion. Patients can have an irregular astigmatism secondary to trauma, inflammation, or an acquired/hereditary condition, such as a non-inflammatory thinning disorder.