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Katherine M. Mastrota, MS, OD, FAAO, Dipl ABO
Director of Optometry, New York Hotel Trades Council, Hotel Association of New York City, Health Center, Inc.
VIDEO: The importance of Demodex
In the first of our video series on Demodex, Associate Optometric Editor Katherine Mastrota discusses the importance of understanding this clinical presentation.
It might be mites
Abundant populations of Demodex mites may exacerbate coexisting lid-margin disease.
Functional and fashionable sunglasses for dogs
Cataracts are common in older dogs. Unfortunately, cataract surgery in canines has a higher risk of breed-related complications than in their human owners. Every patient—four legged or two legged—should wear quality sun eyewear not only to protect the patient’s eyes from damaging ultraviolet light but also to reduce glare disability in patients with media opacities, such as cataracts.
Studies confirm tear osmolarity is central to OSD
Doctors, researchers, and clinical studies have evaluated how tear osmolarity is impacted by a variety of conditions in vivo, in vitro, and in animal models. The conclusions show that tear osmolarity is an integral factor in the complex condition of ocular surface disease.