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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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Weekly Interview: Dry Eye Disease is A disease and not THE disease (Dr. Scott Schachter)

By On 3 March 2017

“Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden.” Phædrus The mind is a powerful wonder, complimented by… Read More

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Integrative Health: Interview with Dr. Laura Periman

By On 24 February 2017

While a spoonful of sugar might help the medicine go down, certain foods or supplements do not serve as a cure-all. Despite his most endearing and tenacious efforts, Adina did not fall… Read More

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Innovation – Interview with Yann Quentric, President of Iris Pharma

By On 17 February 2017

It would be hard to dispute that working from an office situated minutes from the ocean and ensconced by a forest in a mountain town may stimulate you emotionally, but does it… 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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Generating Awareness of Dry Eye: Dr. Christopher Starr

By On 27 January 2017

It is the perfect coupling – a celebrity and a charming doctor – and the result is sexy. Damn sexy, in fact. But more importantly, it is effective in generating awareness for… 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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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