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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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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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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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Invisible Diseases

By On 18 November 2016

If you have a broken arm or leg, people are inclined to offer their help. If you are elderly and frail, people tend to offer their help. If you are blind, people… Read More

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Season’s Greetings

By On 15 December 2015

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Dry Eye & Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in US Veterans

By On 23 July 2015

Clinicians need to be aware that US veterans may suffer from Dry Eye along with post-traumatic stress disorder.  Common medications such as antidepressants and antianxiety drugs may cause &/or exacerbate these patients’… Read More