Finasteride and dry eye disease

Dry eye disease (DED) occurs more frequently in women than in men and it’s recognised that hormones play an important role in the health and preservation...

Treating computer vision syndrome – what does the evidence say?

Computer use is ubiquitous in contemporary society. Up to 69% of computer users report eye strain1,2, sometimes referred to as ‘computer vision syndrome’...

Ocular graft-versus-host disease – a model of severe dry eye

Ocular graft-versus-host disease (oGvHD) manifests in 60-80% of patients undergoing allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation, due to donor T...

Returning to face-to-face conferencing!

It seems we are finally making it out of the Covid era. For the last couple of years, just as things seemed to pick up slightly, another wave hit. After...

World’s first international dry eye registry

The Save Sight Dry Eye Registry (SSDR) is the first multinational, web-based interdisciplinary registry able to collect high-quality outcome data from...

Comparing two tear collection methods to characterise inflammatory biomarkers in DED

Activation and elevation of inflammatory mediators is associated with the pathogenesis and progression of dry eye disease (DED)¹. The quantification of...

Paediatric dry eye

The misconception that dry eye disease (DED) primarily affects the elderly presents a risk of overlooking issues in children. DED has been reported in...

Prevalence of DED in young adults – current understanding and management

The prevalence and severity of dry eye disease (DED) is known to increase with age1. However, several recent studies have reported a high prevalence in...

Azithromycin as an MGD treatment

The common use of oral antibiotics in the management of meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) is an extension of the traditional dermatological approach to...

The effect of an astaxanthin-based dietary supplement on dry eye disease

In Covid-affected 2021, three BOptom students joined the OSL team to explore the effects of an oral astaxanthin (AXT)-based supplement under the supervision...

The current state of ocular surface pain and its future

Ocular surface pain is a leading cause of eyecare visits and healthcare costs, having an observable negative impact on quality of life1. As a consequence...

Unhappy bedfellows: sleep, DED and depression

A Chinese study has revealed a significant correlation between dry eye disease (DED) and anxiety and depression, with researchers proposing sleep quality...

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