Medical News

Symptom Assessment and Clinical Test must go Hand-in Hand to Appropriately Diagnose DED

Currently, there is no gold standard to diagnose dry eye disease (DED). Moreover, various clinical tests dedicated to DED fail to diagnose the...

12 Dec, 2018

 
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Normal Tension Glaucoma and the Risk of Alzheimer's Disease: Exploring the Link

A study was recently designed to ascertain the possible link between normal tension glaucoma (NTG) and the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (...

14 Nov, 2018

 
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MMP-9 Point-of-Care Immunoassay: A Guide for Initiation of Topical Cyclosporine Treatment in DED Patients

A study was recently conducted to ascertain the value of matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) point-of-care immunoassay as a prognostic tool for...

09 Nov, 2018

 
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DED Patients Suffer with Higher Number of Comorbidities and have Higher Medication Prescriptions vs. Non-DED Subjects

Researchers recently assessed the proportion of comorbidities in patients with dry eye disease (DED) as compared to controls (matched subjects...

16 Oct, 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 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...

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