Xiidra™ (lifitegrast ophthalmic solution) 5% is a prescription eye drop used to treat the signs and symptoms of dry eye disease. Xiidra is the first prescription eye drop approved by the FDA for both the signs and symptoms of dry eye disease. Your browser does not support the video tag or the file format of […]
An overview of selected products and their uses for the management of ocular surface disorders. By Callan Navitsky, Senior Editor; and with expert commentary from Ahmad M. Fahmy, OD, FAAO, DIPL ABO; P. Dee G. Stephenson, MD, FACS; Jodi I. Luchs, MD; Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS; Rohit Shetty, FRCS, PhD; Harsha Nagaraja, MS, FCE; and […]
Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) a laser-like device is now being used by ophthalmologists to reduce your dependence on artificial tears, Restasis™, flax-seed oil, Omega-3 supplements, permanent punctal plugs, warm compresses, and oral Doxycycline. IPL is the answer for many patients who are still uncomfortable despite their use of multiple modalities to treat dry eye as […]
Pain Point Medical (Dallas, TX) has developed a new therapeutic modality for the treatment of dry eye. In particular, the MiBoFlo® addresses meibomian gland dysfunction by melting and messaging away clogged glandular secretions allowing for a more resilient tear film. Applied in an office setting without the need for anesthesia, MIBO (My-bOH) is an extremely […]
New Procedure Treats Dry Eye Can dry eye sufferers finally ditch their eye drops? Ophthalmologist Dr. John Hovanesian demonstrates LipiFlow, a new procedure that takes approximately 12 minutes, and lasts between nine and 15 months.