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DRY EYE REDEFINED: Conclusions & Recommendations of TFOS DEWS II Announced

By On 25 May 2017

BALTIMORE, MD, May 07, 2017- The Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society (TFOS) presented the conclusions and recommendations of the TFOS Dry Eye Workshop II (DEWS II™) during a special session of… Read More

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TFOS DEWS II SIG @ ARVO

By On 4 May 2017

The first official presentation of TFOS DEWS II will occur at the 2017 ARVO Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland. Conclusions and recommendations from the TFOS Dry Eye Workshop II – SIG Session… Read More

artificial tears

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

Dry Eye Disease is A disease, not THE disease: Interview with 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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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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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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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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TFOS DEWS II is nearing completion!

By On 23 November 2016

The TFOS DEWS II is nearing completion! The Harmonization Committee, which is composed of Jennifer Craig, Lyndon Jones, Daniel Nelson, Fiona Stapleton, David Sullivan, Mark Willcox and James Wolffsohn, will meet in… Read More