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Nutritional Supplementation for Dry Eye

Arthur B. Epstein, OD, FAAO

Diagnosis and Management of Keratoconus and Ectasia

Andrew S. Morgenstern, OD, Walter Whitley, OD, MBA, FAAO

Update on Uveitis: From Etiology To Treatment

Conni Koury, Editor in Chief, Walter Whitley, OD, MBA, FAAO

Starting a Dry Eye Center of Excellence

Walter Whitley, OD, MBA, FAAO, Whitney Hauser, OD

Challenges With Dry Eye

Brandon Ayres, MD, Mark Kontos, MD, Preeya Gupta, MD

Stopping Vision Loss with Cross-Linking

Andrew Morgenstern, OD, Marc Bloomenstein, OD

Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking

William Trattler, MD

Utilization of Amniotic Tissue

Douglas Devries, OD

Managing Corneal Ulcers

Justin Schweitzer, OD

Insertion and Removal of Cryopreserved Amniotic Membrane

Jeffrey Varanelli, OD, Nicholas Colatrella, OD

4-Step Dehydrated Amniotic Membrane Insertion Process

Jeffrey Varanelli, OD, Nicholas Colatrella, OD

Shifting Sands of Dry Eye and MGD

David Kading, OD, Nathan Lighthizer, OD

Managing the Psychology of Dry Eye Disease

Ranna Jaraha, Richard Adler, MD

Talking With Asymptomatic Patients

Josh Johnston, OD, Marc Bloomenstein, OD

Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Leslie O'Dell, OD, Whitney Hauser, OD

Keratoconus Contact Lens Management

Clark Chang, OD, Ranna Jaraha

Blepharitis: Inflammation, Infection or Infestation?

Alan G. Kabat, OD, FAAO, Ranna Jaraha

Managing Herpes Simplex Virus

Agustin Gonzalez, OD, FAAO, ABCMO

Makeup Buildup

Leslie O'Dell, OD

Blepharitis: the Latest Thinking

Derek Cunningham, OD, Mark Schaeffer, OD

BlephEx Procedure Video

James Rynerson, MD

"Pardon the Objection" Course Series

Leslie O'Dell, OD, Marc Bloomenstein, OD

Fundamentals of Gonioscopy Workshop

Aaron McNulty, OD, Derek Cunningham, OD

New Technology Innovations

Derek Cunningham, OD, Walter Whitley, OD

What is Dry Eye Syndrome?

Leslie O'Dell, OD

Red Eye Protocol

Rajesh Rajpal MD


David Kading, OD, FAAO, Derek Cunningham OD, Walter Whitley, OD, MBA, FAAO


Scott Hauswirth, OD

NICOX ThinkTank

Arthur B. Epstein, OD, FAAO, David Kading, OD, FAAO, Douglas Devries, OD, Mile Brujic, OD

The Costs of Overlooking DED

Michael Cooper, OD

Dry Eye Diagnostics

Michael Cooper, OD

Opportunities in Optometric Practices

Gina Wesley, OD, MS, FAAO, Walter Whitley, OD, MBA, FAAO

Treatments for Keratoconus

James Owen, OD, MBA, FAAO

Focusing on Allergy

Marc Bloomenstein, OD

Surfing the Pipeline

David Kading, OD, FAAO

Anterior Segment Rapid Fire Session

David Kading, OD, FAAO, Mile Brujic, OD

Topical Ophthalmic Drug Delivery Device

Amorphex Therapeutics LLC

The Principles of Fluorophotometry

Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society

Video Meniscometry

Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society

The Making of the TFOS MGD Report

Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society

TearLab Osmolarity

Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society

Tear Function Index

Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society

Tear Film Examination and Meniscus Assessment

Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society

Tear Film Breakup Test and Grading Staining

Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society

NITBUT with Hircal Grid

Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society


Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society


Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society


Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society

Meibomian Gland Expression

Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society


Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society

Blink Rate and Ocular Protection Index

Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society

How To Perform A Warm Compress

Arthur B. Cummings, MB ChB, FCS(SA), MMed (Ophth), FRCS(Ed)

Meibomian Gland Expression

Arthur B. Cummings, MB ChB, FCS(SA), MMed (Ophth), FRCS(Ed)

Pharmaceutical Innovation

Loren Rude, OD , Matt Brown, OD

Epigenetics Brings Whole Body Care Into Optometry

Scott L. Sedlack, OD

Eye health and general health are inseparable. […]



When Beauty Talk Turns Ugly

Leslie E. O’Dell, OD; Amy Gallant Sullivan, MS; and Laura M. Periman, MD

The must-have conversation with patients about cosmetic use. […]

Recommending Nutraceuticals Is a State of Mind

Robert L. Davis OD, FAAO

One way to help ensure compliance is to offer therapies in your own office. […]

Screen for Dry Eye Disease During Contact Lens Fitting

Michelene Todd, OD

Avoid the need to backpedal by identifying DED up front. […]

Proper Evaluation is Key to Success in Patients With Contact Lens Discomfort

Casey L. Hogan, OD, FAAO

Evaluate and treat ocular surface disease before proceeding to contact lens refitting. […]

Digital Eye Strain: Have We Found a Solution?

S. Barry Eiden, OD, FAAO

Companies are developing lens designs meant to decrease DES. […]

Evolving Contact Lens Expectations in the Digital World

Michele Andrews, OD

Eye care providers have the opportunity to address digital device users experiencing digital eye fatigue. […]

Early Detection of Systemic Disorders in the Optometric Office

Hashim Ali-Khan, BSOpt, and Fatima Iqbal, OD

Ocular signs frequently precede the classic symptoms and signs of systemic disorders: part 1 of 2. […]

Chief Medical Editor’s Page

Andrew S. Morgenstern, OD, FAAO


Take Care of the Ocular Surface in Glaucoma

Whitney Hauser, OD

Glaucoma medications can affect the ocular surface; clinicians should be on the alert. […]

EyeGate Throws R&D Behind Innovative Drug- Delivery Devices

Conni Bergmann Koury, Editor-in-Chief


Sun Pharma Launches First Branded Ophthalmic Product, Expands Pipeline

Conni Bergmann Koury, Editor-in-Chief


Better Delivery of Topical Drops

Michael O’Rourke

Semifluorinated alkanes can transform poorly soluble drugs. […]

Advancing Nutrition and Eye Health

Pamela Damsen and Zac Denning


Innovations in Regenerative Medicine

Thomas G. Daniells

Bio-Tissue is a leader in the use of cryopreserved amniotic membranes. […]

Eyelid Heat Treatment Leads to Fast DED Resolution

Sarah Henderson, BS

The patient had experienced dryness symptoms for several years before LipiFlow treatment. […]

New Regimens Can Ease the Burden of Postop Drops

Shamik Bafna, MD

The intracanalicular product is seeking US regulatory approval. […]

The Multifactorial and Inflammatory Nature of Dry Eye Disease

Marc Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO

These two properties of DED are important in management and treatment. […]

Rationale for Aggressive Management of MGD

Preeya K. Gupta, MD

It may be time to expand our thinking on MGD detection and treatment. […]

Managing Sjögren Syndrome

Melissa Barnett, OD, FAAO, FSLS

The systemic autoimmune condition can have serious ocular consequences. […]

Reducing Contact Lens Dropout in Patients With DED

Thomas P. Kislan, OD

Before switching lens brands or solutions, try treating the patient’s medical condition. […]

Who Sells It Better? Jennifer Aniston or Marisa Tomei

Shire, Allergan land big-name spokespersons for their dry eye campaigns. […]

Medical Foods: An Emerging Category

Medical foods sit between supplements and pharmaceuticals on the regulatory spectrum. […]

Gaining Comfort With Antiaging Medicine

Jenny Y. Yu, MD

Educating patients about preventive strategies early in life is a natural segue into conversations about treatments. […]

Cosmetometry: You Already Know a Lot More Than You Think You Know

Walt Whitley, OD, MBA

There are many parallels in aesthetics to the core services optometrist already provide to patients. […]

Breaking Down Barriers to Offering Aesthetic Services

Whitney Hauser, OD

Are optometrists limiting their own success? […]


Andrew S. Morgenstern, OD, FAAO




Suffering for Beauty: Harmful Ingredients and Trends in Cosmetics

Leslie E. O’Dell, OD; Amy Gallant Sullivan BS; and Laura M. Periman, MD

Dirty secrets inside the beauty bag. […]

Meeting the Eye Care Needs of Student Athletes

Bridgitte Shen Lee, OD

Digital eye strain and dry eye disease are not just problems for adults. […]

The Vicious Cycle of MGD and Glaucoma

Robert J. Noecker, MD, MBA

Meibomian gland dysfunction can have an impact on the effectiveness of glaucoma treatment, and glaucoma therapy can affect the mei […]

ROCK Inhibitors for the Treatment of Glaucoma and Ocular Hypertension

Jason Bacharach, MD

An update on the clinical development of a new class of drugs. […]

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Optimize the Ocular Surface

W. Barry Lee, MD

A failure to treat the surface before surgical procedures can slow healing. […]

Drug Delivery Innovations May Decrease the Need for Patient Compliance

Mitch Ibach, OD, FAAO

Combination drops, plugs, and injections are all options. […]

Beauty Does Not Have to Hurt

Leslie E. O’Dell, OD; Amy Gallant Sullivan; and Laura M. Periman, MD

Ocular surface disease can be exacerbated by chemicals hiding in plain sight in everyday products. This is the first of a three pa […]

To Bi- or Not To Bifocal for Keratoconus

Joseph Hallak, PhD, OD, FAAO

With special consideration, a bifocal contact lens can work on a keratoconic eye. […]

EyePrintPro: A Game-Changer for Scleral Lens Fitting

Edward L. Boshnick, OD, and Jennifer Vicente, OD

Lenses are generated based on a mold of the patient’s cornea. […]

The Value of Objective Data in Evaluating DED

Jay S. Pepose, MD, PhD

Tear osmolarity and other tests can help diagnose and stage the disease. […]



Dryness of the Eyes and Mouth

Justin T. Kwan, OD

The two often go hand in hand. […]

Sealant as First Line for Wound Closure in the Clinic

Huck A. Holz, MD

Nonsurgical wounds, too, can be closed with this alternative approach. […]

Case Report: Scleral Lenses Aid Keratoconus Patient

Michael Fimreite

The patient’s vision had deteriorated over a period of many years. […]

State of the Science in Ocular Allergies

Walter O. Whitley, OD, MBA, FAAO

There are many effective agents for this prevalent condition. […]

Allergy is More Than the Itch

Whitney Hauser, OD

Find the root cause with thorough investigation and testing. […]

Ocular Allergy Testing: A Simple Solution to a Diagnostic Dilemma

Marguerite McDonald, MD, FACS

Skin test helps identify allergens. […]

Important Developments in Ocular Allergy

Milton Hom, OD

The one-airway philosophy. […]

2015: OSD Year in Review

Ahmad M. Fahmy, OD, FAAO, Dipl ABO

How can recent advances in diagnosis and treatment help to deliver better outcomes? […]