March 2016


Managing the Complex Allergic Reaction

Understanding the pathophysiology of ocular allergic responses is paramount to determining optimal therapy. Here's a review.

Understanding Ophthalmic Antihistamines and Histamine Receptors

Experts discuss the complex mechanics of the human allergic reaction.

Double Trouble: When Allergy and Dry Eye Coexist

If one presents hand-in-hand with the other, use these tips to differentiate and resolve.

Environmental Considerations: How The World and the Ocular Surface Relate

Keeping in mind potential external factors can help you better regulate your patient’s eye health.


My Perspective

Contact Lens Biosensors: Finding the Holy Grail?

“Data on demand” could revolutionize the care of patients with diabetes or glaucoma.


In Brief

Here's a snapshot of what's happening in the industry.

Promising New Dry Eye Therapy

Human cells could hold a another potential dry eye treatment.

Scleral Lens Treatment for Keratoconic Dry Eye?

Scleral contact lenses could be used to treat short-term dry eye.

Out of the Box

Are You Allergic to Change?

While getting past certain barriers to practice-building can take some effort, long-term benefits are worth it.

Pharma Science & Practice

A Firm Foundation

New mucin-enhancing drug could support tear film stability from the ground up.

Practice Progress

Scratching the Itch

Ocular allergies can complicate contact lens fittings. Here’s how to manage them.

The GP Experts

Springtime for Sclerals

Once considered antiquated, this design has recently flourished as a way to help patients with ocular surface disease.