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A trend or a new reality: Interview with Dr. Etty Bitton

By On 17 March 2017

Trends often dictate what is offered in the marketplace. We live in a consumer-driven society and as niche markets develop in scale and penetration, new offerings are introduced, constantly stimulating a market… Read More

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The architecture of the eye: Interview with Dr. Art Epstein

By On 10 March 2017

Dr. Art Epstein began practice in the NYC area with a focus on specialty contact lenses and ocular surface disease. Collaboration with Drs. Eric Donnenfeld and Hank Perry led involvement with resident… Read More

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Dr. Bridgitte Shen Lee : Education and Leveraging Social Media

By On 11 February 2017

Education systems around the world have been deeply influenced by the need for speed, or what George Ritzer has termed “McDonaldization”, a process that attempts to reduce learning to a commodity that… Read More

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TFOS Interview: Leslie O’Dell & the Cosmetic Industry

By On 3 February 2017

We see them marching into Starbucks and ordering green tea – with lemon on the side – for lunch. We see them shopping on a Tuesday afternoon, laden with bags overflowing with… Read More

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Dry Eye Disease and Psychology: Interview with Dr. Leejee H. Suh

By On 20 January 2017

When I was a child, I had an imaginary friend. My imaginary friend was, in fact, a child warrior with wings who embarked on adventures around the globe. Whilst my fallacious friend… Read More

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Eye Health and Technology: Dr. Whitney Hauser

By On 13 January 2017

Some things naturally fit together such as Ginger and Fred, champagne and Paris, or DNA and coding. Other things may not have an obvious fit but once brought together are symbiotic and… Read More

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Dry Eye & Glaring Ocular Needs: Dr. Noopur Gupta, India

By On 23 December 2016

Women in developing countries are often confronted by socio-cultural factors that not only limit their economic and social freedoms, but also their accessibility to appropriate health care services. In fact, a myriad… Read More

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Looking at the Full Picture: Dr. Jennifer Rayner

By On 16 December 2016

The sign of an intelligent people is their ability to control their emotions by the application of reason. Marya Mannes But the sign of an intelligent people is also their ability to… Read More

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Giving Back to the Community: Dr. John Ubels

By On 9 December 2016

Over the past decade, scientists have explored the impact of positive-to-negative interaction ratios in our work and personal life. This ratio can be used to predict everything from workplace performance to divorce. Some research… Read More

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TFOS DEWS II: Definition & Classification Subcommittee

By On 29 May 2015

Now that we have launched the TFOS DEWS II, we would like to thank the experts who are participating in this global initiative. Every week for the next 12 weeks we will… Read More