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Defining the Ocular Surface Microbiota in Type-2 Diabetes Patients

A healthy ocular surface (OS) with a diverse microbiota is crucial in preventing ocular infection and dry eye complications. A recent study...

10 Jul, 2019

 
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Menstrual Cycle and Oral Contraceptives Influence the Fluctuations in Ocular Surface Symptoms

A study recently developed a short online tool comprising of a questionnaire to ascertain the daily ocular surface symptoms in females. Based on the...

24 Jun, 2019

 
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Analyzing Ocular Surface Disease Patients for Microbial Keratitis

A recent study determined microbiological and clinical profiles, and outcomes of patients with microbial keratitis who had ocular surface disease (...

21 Jun, 2019

 
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Topical Moxifloxacin 0.5% vs. Gatifloxacin 0.5% for Prophylaxis before Intraocular Surgery

Perioperative topical antibiotics that reduce the load of organisms in the surgical field can effectively minimize the risk of post-operative...

17 Jun, 2019

 
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Key Trials

Topical Moxifloxacin 0.5% vs. Gatifloxacin 0.5% as a Prophylactic Measure before Intraocular Surgery

The study demonstrated moxifloxacin to be a better choice over gatifloxacin when used as a prophylactic measure during intraocular surgery....

Exploring the Current Scenario of Dry Eye Disease in India

This study gives a fair picture of the prevalence of dry eye disease and their types in India. The study also determines various risk factors...

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...

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

Age-related Macular Degeneration

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a common eye condition and a leading cause of vision loss among people age 50 and older. This patient educa...

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...

Eye Ergonomics

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

Poll

What is your preferred management option for Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD)?
Eyelid hygiene
2% (1 vote)
Warm compress
7% (3 votes)
Artificial tears + azithromycin eye drops
2% (1 vote)
Eyelid hygiene/warm compress/tear substitutes/adjunctive omega-3 fatty acids supplementation
88% (36 votes)
Total votes: 41