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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

DEWS II

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

DEWS II

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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Raising the Bar in Dry Eye Care : Interview with Rebecca Petris, Founder of The Dry Eye Company

By On 2 December 2016

TFOS recently spoke with Rebecca Petris, founder and CEO of The Dry Eye Company, about how we can raise the bar in dry eye care. She shared her personal history and how… Read More

Dry Eye Disease

Oral Azithromycin Versus Doxycycline in Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

By On 29 July 2015

How often do you offer oral prescription antibiotic therapy to your meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) patients? Many of us have become quite surprised by the effect we see in our dry eye… Read More

Dry Eye Disease

Detection of Early Markers for Sjögren Syndrome in Dry Eye Patients

By On 17 June 2015

Estimates are approximately 4 million Americans suffer from Sjögren’s Syndrome (SS) or about 1 in 10 of your dry eye patients. The hallmark symptoms are dry eye and dry mouth but Sjögren’s… Read More