Therapeutics/External Disease

Caring for the Eye’s Gatekeepers

A look at the etiology, signs and symptoms of blepharitis, as well as strategies for treatment.
04/05/2016

Oxidative Stress Reduction for Dry Eye

Antioxidants’ effects on harmful reactive oxygen species may be helpful in the fight against dry eye.
03/04/2016

Wintering with Ocular Allergies

A look at the attributes of perennial allergy and therapies designed to combat the chronic inflammation it engenders.
02/05/2016

Neuropathic Pain: The Artifice of Dry Eye

A look at neuropathic pain and its relationship to dry-eye diagnosis and therapeutic strategies.
01/05/2016

Working Magic with Pharmacokinetics

How increasing the absorption, bioavailability and/or retention of a drug can result in better efficacy without greater side effects.
12/08/2015

Bring Them to Tears With Your Treatment

New compounds, especially those derived from hyaluronic acid, may change the game of dry-eye treatment.
11/05/2015

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.
10/05/2015

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.
09/08/2015

Delivering a Rocky Mountain ARVO

A rundown of the most interesting research in a variety of subspecialties presented at this year’s ARVO meeting.
07/06/2015

The Secrets of Ocular Microbiomes

The placid ocular surface is actually teeming with life that might hold the secret to treating ophthalmic disease.
06/08/2015