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Lid Exfoliation

David Kading, OD, FAAO, Mile Brujic, OD

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

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

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

5 Things You May Not Have Known (And Now You Do)


Fill a Need

Malik Y. Kahook, MD; Jeffrey R. SooHoo, MD; and Leonard K. Seibold, MD

Enhancing adherence to glaucoma therapy with punctal plug drug delivery platforms. […]

Ocular Surface Disease in Men and Pediatric Patients

Whitney Hauser, OD

Dry eye disease is not a problem reserved for women. […]

Neurostimulation: Does It Work on Dry Eye?

Milton M. Hom, OD

A device used under patient direction stimulates the nervous system to increase production of basal tears. […]

Stage 3 Dry Eye Treatments: Punctal Cautery

Abby Gillogly Harsch, OD, and Nicole Stout, OD, with Nathan Lighthizer, OD, and Richard Mangan, OD

Part 3 of a four-part series about treatments for advanced dry eye disease. […]

Tweak That Toric IOL

Cecelia Koetting, OD

A number of factors can contribute to refractive surprise after astigmatism correction at cataract surgery. […]

Treating Dry Eye in Women

Whitney Hauser, OD

Signs may precede symptoms, so be proactive in diagnosing DED. […]

The TFOS Dry Eye WorkShop II: An Overview

Amy Gallant Sullivan, BS

The executive director of TFOS provides an overview of the new document. […]

Special Report: TFOS DEWS II

Stephen Daily


Stage 3 Dry Eye Treatments: Amniotic Membrane Grafts

Abby Gillogly Harsch, OD, and Nicole Stout, OD; with Richard B. Mangan, OD

Part 2 of a four-part Q&A series about advanced dry eye disease treatments. […]

CTX? Never Heard of It

Mel Friedman, OD

How a genetic mutation can lead to pediatric cataract, diarrhea, and psychotic disorders—and how optometrists can identify it ea […]

Orthokeratology for Myopia Control: An Introduction

Sarah Kochik, OD, and Maria Liu, OD, PhD, MPH

Part 1 of a three-part series on the art and science of myopia control. […]

NSAIDs: Where Are We in 2017?

Karl G. Stonecipher, MD

These agents help surgeons meet patients’ expectations. […]

Stage 3 Dry Eye Treatments: Autologous Serum

Abby Gillogly Harsch, OD, and Nicole Stout, OD; with Richard B. Mangan, OD

Part 1 of a 4-part Q&A series about advanced dry eye disease treatments. […]

Therapeutic Vehicles: The Familiar and the New

Agustin Gonzalez, OD

How do you administer therapy to an organ designed to reject invaders? […]

Welcome Aboard!

Andrew S. Morgenstern, OD, FAAO


Treat Dry Eye to Prevent Contact Lens Problems

Scott Schachter, OD

Multifocal lenses are challenging enough without adding a dry eye to the mix. […]

The Halogens Are Coming

Agustin L. Gonzalez, OD

Four elements—fluorine, cholorine, bromine, and iodine—play multiple roles in existing pharmaceuticals and hold promise for mo […]

PDEK With a Graft Prepared by an Eye Bank

Ahad Mahootchi, MD

Eye bank-prepared tissue would allow wider adoption of this efficacious procedure. […]

The Optometrist’s New Role in Keratoconus Management

John D. Gelles, OD

Availability of CXL changes the paradigm for care of US patients with keratoconus or corneal ectasia. […]

The Great Debate in CXL: Epi-on Versus Epi-off

Andrew S. Morgenstern, OD, FAAO, and Clark Y. Chang, OD, MSA, MSc, FAAO

Colleagues debate the merits of epithelium-on and epithelium-off corneal collagen crosslinking. […]

The History of Electrophysiology

Jerome Sherman, OD

These objective tests can provide valuable information. […]

DEWS II: The Sequel to DEWS


Chatting With Patients: OSD Identification and Patient Education

Ada Noh, OD

Easy steps can help to identify OSD and keep patients engaged. […]

The Interaction of Dry Eye and Ocular Allergy

Scott Hauswirth, OD

Crossover in the symptoms of dry eye disease and ocular allergy complicates efforts to narrow the differential diagnosis, but emer […]

What to Do When That Red Eye Will Not Go Away

Nicholas Colatrella, OD, and Jeffrey Varanelli, OD

How to properly identify the many faces of chronic conjunctivitis. […]

Dehydrated Amniotic Membrane for Ocular Surface Disease

John Hovanesian, MD

These tissues can promote healing. […]

The Science Behind Intense Pulsed Light Treatments

Richard A. Adler, MD

A safe, well-tolerated device may get to the root cause of DED: inflammation. […]

Neurostimulation Offers New Approach to Dry Eye

John Berdahl, MD

An investigational device stimulates lacrimal function. […]

Dry Eye Disease Therapy: A Flowing Pipeline

Stephen C. Pflugfelder, MD

New options are available, but more are needed. […]

OSD and Cataract: Preparing for Better Surgical Outcomes

Josh Johnston, OD

Patience in scheduling allows more effective preoperative use of dry eye treatments. […]

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. […]