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Take-Home Eyelid Hygiene Device Dramatically Improved Dry Eye Treatments in Our Clinical Practice

An estimated 35 million people in the US harbor some form of dry eye disease (DED) whether evaporative dry eye (EDE) meibomian gland disfunction (MGD) or anterior blepharitis; but only 5 million are diagnosed. Not all doctors routinely test for dry eye even though it is one of the most common reasons patients cite for … Continue reading Take-Home Eyelid Hygiene Device Dramatically Improved Dry Eye Treatments in Our Clinical Practice

Nulids™: Doctor Testimonials

DOCTOR CREATED. DOCTOR RECOMMENDED. Exceptional treatment from exceptional doctors. The fastest growing at-home dry eye treatment. Over 1 million treatments performed. NuLids is proven safe and effective in a multi-center clinical trial and is intended for daily eyelid hygiene care at home. Over the past three years, NuLids has become my at-home treatment of choice … Continue reading Nulids™: Doctor Testimonials

Protecting the Ocular Surface Requires Effective Daily Treatment

Many folks we see daily have—in addition to blepharitis—rosacea, auto-immune disease, diabetes, allergy, contact lens use, history of ocular surgery, and glaucoma. This myriad of confounding chronic conditions, symptoms, and risk factors often have one common clinical finding: eyelid inflammation. Some clinical studies suggest that 12–47% of patients with symptoms of foreign body sensation, irritation, … Continue reading Protecting the Ocular Surface Requires Effective Daily Treatment

Chronic Blepharitis: A Better Approach

Introduction: Chronic blepharitis is an ocular condition, which is primarily a chronic inflammation of the eyelid margin and also the cause of chronic ocular inflammation. Blepharitis can be anterior affecting the lid margins and skin and the base of the lashes or it can be posterior affecting the Meibomian glands and their orifices. Meibomian Gland … Continue reading Chronic Blepharitis: A Better Approach

The Importance of Treating Dry Eye Before Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is very results oriented and with that comes high expectations from patients in terms of outcomes and improvement in vision. Due to this, we tend to place much emphasis on pre-operative decisions such as the type of IOL to use. However we need to place equal importance on looking at the ocular surface … Continue reading The Importance of Treating Dry Eye Before Cataract Surgery

Demodex: Small Mite, Big Deal

When speaking to the average clinician, you will find that opinions vary as to how prevalent Demodex is in every day practice and how invasive it is to the ocular surface. Demodex was first identified in 1841: Demodex folliculorum (0.3-0.4mm) is the larger of the two mites that affect the skin. It is more prevalent … Continue reading Demodex: Small Mite, Big Deal

When treating meibomian gland (MGD) is critical

Patients deserve the best vision from cataract surgery – this requires a quality tear film and the most stable measurements So, you are seeing a patient complaining of dry eye issues and after staining the eye with fluorescein there is extensive diffuse punctate corneal staining (Figure #1) present on the ocular surface. The patient reports … Continue reading When treating meibomian gland (MGD) is critical

Therapeutic Focus: Stimulate Meibomian Glands

In-home device targets meibomian gland dysfunction/stasis and blepharitis The “Therapeutic Focus” column presents an optometrist’s firsthand experiences with a new therapy, via answers to questions posed by Optometric Management. Please describe NuLids: How does it work? NuLids, from NuSight Medical, is a doctor-prescribed, at-home daily treatment for dry eye disease (DED), specifically meibomian gland dysfunction. … Continue reading Therapeutic Focus: Stimulate Meibomian Glands

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