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Dry Eye Disease -The Current Scenario in India!

Dry eye disease is no longer limited to geriatric population. In fact, increasing numbers of younger individuals worldwide are affected with DED and...

06 Mar, 2019

 
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Dry Eye Disease in Diabetes Patients Reduces Quality of Life

Higher prevalence of dry eye symptoms in diabetes patients is already well-established. A recent study revealed that dry eye symptoms were more...

25 Feb, 2019

 
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Importance of Evaluating Ocular Surface Conditions in Patients Who Have Undergone Cataract Surgery

Patients who undergo cataract surgery have persistent tear instability and corneal epitheliopathy even several months after the surgery. Cataract...

21 Feb, 2019

 
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Evaluating IBD Patients for DED may be Worthwhile

A study was recently conducted with a dual purpose of determining tear film parameters and the link between objective clinical signs and subjective...

12 Feb, 2019

 
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Key Trials

SCUT: Impact of Adjunctive Topical Corticosteroids on Treatment Outcomes in Bacterial Keratitis

Topical corticosteroids provide no obvious benefits over placebo in bacterial keratitis patients. Yet, these may be effective in cases of severe...

Comparison of Natamycin vs. Voriconazole for Treating Fungal Keratitis: MUTT-I Trial

Topical natamycin yields superior clinical and microbiological outcomes as compared to voriconazole, in filamentous fungal keratitis, reported the...

First-Line Treatment of Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma: Which is the Most Effective Agent?

The present study provides a comparison on the effectiveness of the four first-line medication groups for the reduction of IOP in POAG patients.

Impact of Long-Term Prostaglandin Analogue Treatment on IOP in POAG Patients

As per the study, prostaglandin analogue monotherapy brings about long-term intraocular pressure reduction in patients with primary open angle...

Slide Library

Ulcerative Colitis: Ocular complications

Ocular complications may occur in patients with ulcerative colitis. This slide set describes the ocular manifestations that may affect ulcerative...

 
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Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Medications

Among all body organs, eye manifests drug toxicity, second only to the liver. Ocular disorders occur not only from topical drugs, but also from...

 
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IOL Power Calculation in Children

Congenital cataract is the most common cause of treatable childhood blindness. Even though pediatric cataract surgery is evolving, intraocular lens...

 
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Macular Hole Surgery

Macular hole surgery (MHS) is currently the mainstay for treatment of large full-thickness macular holes (FTMH). The current slide set highlights...

 
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Our Publications

Surgical Insight: Part 2 - Keratoconus and its Management

The current issue of Surgical Insights gives a brief on the surgical management procedures of keratoconus like corneal cross-linking and its types,...

Surgical Insight - A Review on Surface Ablation Techniques

Today, surface ablations techniques are emerging as safe and effective refractive surgical options. The current issue of surgical insight gives a...

Surgical Insight: Part 1 - Keratoconus and its Management

Keratoconus, a bilateral and asymmetric corneal degeneration characterized by localized corneal thinning, is the most common primary ectasia. This...

Hypertension and Eye-Issue 2

Systemic hypertension is a common condition associated with significant morbidity and mortality. This issue of hypertension and eye booklet aims to...

Poll

What is your preferred management option for Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD)?
Eyelid hygiene
0% (0 votes)
Warm compress
5% (1 vote)
Artificial tears + azithromycin eye drops
5% (1 vote)
Eyelid hygiene/warm compress/tear substitutes/adjunctive omega-3 fatty acids supplementation
90% (18 votes)
Total votes: 20