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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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The DIDACTIC Study: Utilizing the Delphi Method to Categorize DED Pathologically

A study recently employed Delphi consultation to successfully categorize signs and symptoms for pathologically differentiating dry eye disease (DED...

17 Jan, 2019

 
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Impact of E-Book and Printed Book Reading on Tear Film Changes and Ocular Symptoms

A unique clinical crossover study recently evaluated and compared tear film changes and ocular symptoms after reading an electronic book (e-book)...

08 Jan, 2019

 
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Asthma and DED: Is There a Connect?

The chronic ocular disease namely dry eye disease (DED) are associated with numerous medical issues, including asthma. Nevertheless, none of the...

28 Dec, 2018

 
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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 Insights- Complications of Phacoemulsification and Manual SICS

Manual small-incision cataract surgery (SICS) has emerged as a cost-effective alternative to phacoemulsification in the developing world. This issue...

Dry Eye Digest: Diagnostic Tests

Dry Eye Disease is a common clinical problem and is among the most frequent diagnoses in ophthalmology. "Dry Eye Digest: Diagnostic Tests" describes...

Dry Eye: DEWS Treatment Recommendations

Dry eye treatment is a challenging task. The main objectives in treatment for patients with dry eye disease are to improve the patient’s quality of...

Patient Education

Eye Ergonomics

Visual discomfort is a frequent complaint of computer workers. Eyestrain, headaches and blurred vision are the most common problems reported. This...

Ocular Allergy

Ocular allergies are present in a substantial subset of the patients seen in any ophthalmic practice. This patient education leaflet provides an...

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is the most common and most serious of the ocular complications of diabetes mellitus. This patient education leaflet on DR...

Glaucoma: Stay Informed and Preserve Your Eyesight

Glaucoma is the third leading cause of blindness in India accounting for 12.8% of the country’s blindness with very low awareness. This patient...

Poll

What is your preferred management option for Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD)?
Eyelid hygiene
0% (0 votes)
Warm compress
6% (1 vote)
Artificial tears + azithromycin eye drops
6% (1 vote)
Eyelid hygiene/warm compress/tear substitutes/adjunctive omega-3 fatty acids supplementation
89% (16 votes)
Total votes: 18