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Focus on Ocular Health

Focus on Ocular Health

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New Research Linking Second-Generation Omega 3s to Treatment of MGD and Dry Eye

Hosted by: Lee Freedman Guest: S. Gregory Smith Meibomian gland dysfunction, or MGD, is one of the most challenging issues for eye physicians. Some researchers believe that up to 70 percent of chronic dry eye may actually be due to MGD, not classic dry eye. Join Dr. Gregory Smith, renowned attending surgeon at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, a...

June 2, 2014 | 27 min

AREDS2 Results: Translation and Incorporation into Patient Management of Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Hosted by: Lee Freedman Guest: MItchell S. Fineman Macular Degeneration, also referred to as AMD, is the leading cause of blindness in the developed world, and accounts for more than 50% of all blindness in the United States. In May 2013, the National Eye Institute (NEI) completed the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2, which tested several changes to...

May 19, 2014 | 27 min

New Research Linking Second-Generation Omega 3s to Treatment of MGD and Dry Eye

Hosted by: Lee Freedman Guest: S. Gregory Smith Meibomian gland dysfunction, or MGD, is one of the most challenging issues for eye physicians. Some researchers believe that up to 70 percent of chronic dry eye may actually be due to MGD, not classic dry eye. Join Dr. Gregory Smith, renowned attending surgeon at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, a...

March 24, 2014 | 27 min

The Use of Omega-3 in Dry-Eyes

Hosted by: Matt Birnholz Guest: Eric D. Donnenfeld Dry eye is the number one reason why patients visit their eye doctor. In the US, an estimated 3.2 million women age 50 and over, and 1.68 million men age 50 and over are affected by dry eye syndrome. Join Dr. Eric Donnenfeld, President of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, a...

March 17, 2014 | 27 min

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