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Therapeutic Topics

Wintering with Ocular Allergies

A look at the attributes of perennial allergy and therapies designed to combat the chronic inflammation it engenders.

Neuropathic Pain: The Artifice of Dry Eye

A look at neuropathic pain and its relationship to dry-eye diagnosis and therapeutic strategies.

Working Magic with Pharmacokinetics

How increasing the absorption, bioavailability and/or retention of a drug can result in better efficacy without greater side effects.

Bring Them to Tears With Your Treatment

New compounds, especially those derived from hyaluronic acid, may change the game of dry-eye treatment.

The Hows and Whys of Pharmacokinetics

Simple attributes, such as how much drug can reach its target and how long it stays there, make a big difference in outcomes.

Breaking Down the Enigma of Dry Eye

A look at the science behind the development of lifitegrast, and where it fits into the therapeutic puzzle.

Delivering a Rocky Mountain ARVO

A rundown of the most interesting research in a variety of subspecialties presented at this year’s ARVO meeting.

The Secrets of Ocular Microbiomes

The placid ocular surface is actually teeming with life that might hold the secret to treating ophthalmic disease.

A Stepwise Approach To Acute Dry Eye

How to approach the occasional situation in which this chronic condition suddenly becomes acute.

Hopes and Hurdles for Stem Cell Therapy

The exciting world of stem cell therapy is the cutting edge of medical research. Here’s how it intersects with ophthalmology.