Medical News

Relationship Between the Duration of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and the Ocular Surface

A recent study revealed that amongst type-2 diabetes mellitus (DM) patients with DM duration up to 10 years, corneal sensitivity was not compromised...

06 May, 2019

 
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Presence of Atopic Dermatitis Minimally Impacts the Efficacy of Topical Tacrolimus for Treating Chronic Allergic Conjunctival Disease

Presence of complicated atopic dermatitis (AD) has a minimal impact on the efficacy of topical tacrolimus ophthalmic suspension for treating chronic...

16 Apr, 2019

 
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Occupation Influences DED Risk in an Individual

The prevalence of dry eye disease (DED) is higher amongst people with indoor and sedentary occupations, reported a recent study. This increased risk...

08 Apr, 2019

 
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Role of Statins in Primary Prevention of Vision-Threatening Diabetic Retinopathy in Dyslipidemic Diabetes Patients

Statins may have a valuable role in preventing the development of vision-threatening retinopathy in dyslipidemic diabetes patients, suggested a...

04 Apr, 2019

 
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Key Trials

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...

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.

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...

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What is your preferred management option for Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD)?
Eyelid hygiene
0% (0 votes)
Warm compress
4% (1 vote)
Artificial tears + azithromycin eye drops
4% (1 vote)
Eyelid hygiene/warm compress/tear substitutes/adjunctive omega-3 fatty acids supplementation
92% (24 votes)
Total votes: 26