Author Archives: Sarah Guthrie

BLINK: Don’t Miss It

Mark Bullimore’s editorial reviews the recently published BLINK study, summarising key findings and making them applicable to practice. Continue reading

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Is a dose-dependent response common among a number of myopia control treatments?

Australian myopia control expert, reviews evidence across a number of different myopia control interventions. Continue reading

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Atropine for myopia progression: high dose vs low dose in a real-world setting

A dose-dependent response to atropine has been reported widely before, but JR Polling’s recent abstract, shared as the conference highlight, demonstrates once more, in a clinical population, just how this conclusion continues to hold true Continue reading

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How to choose myopia management interventions for the child in your chair

Philip Cheng draws on his considerable experience in the clinical insight section to demonstrate how to apply this evidence when recommending treatment for patients in practice. Continue reading

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New news since TFOS DEWS II

Associate Professor Jennifer P. Craig heads the Ocular Surface Laboratory at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. She publishes widely and enjoys presenting on all things dry eye around the world, virtually, if not in person! The field of … Continue reading

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Vision considerations in dry eye, contact lens and cataract patients

Dr. Schachter received his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern California College of Optometry and opened a private practice in Pismo Beach, CA with an emphasis on ocular surface disease. Dr. Schachter is an Adjunct Clinical Professor at Marshall B. Ketchum University. … Continue reading

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New research on dry eye disease from ARVO

Presented at ARVO 2019 in Vancouver, Jennifer Craig and Michael Wang share the results of their research into the factors that pre-dispose the Asian eye to dry eye disease. Their conclusions raise questions about blinking patterns and meibomian gland function. … Continue reading

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Practitioner Reference: Preservatives and Dry Eye Disease

Appropriate use of preserved and preservative-free artificial tears is a commonly encountered question in clinical practice. The results of a 2019 literature review by Walsh and Jones are summarised in this factsheet, available to download as a reference for eye … Continue reading

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COVID-19 and contact lens wear: what do eye care practitioners and patients need to know?

Karen Walsh is the Professional Education Team Leader and Clinical Scientist at the Centre for Ocular Research & Education, (CORE) based at the University of Waterloo, Canada. She has previously worked as a Professional Affairs Manager in the contact lens … Continue reading

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Hand hygiene is linked to microbial keratitis and corneal inflammatory events

Karen Walsh is the Professional Education Team Leader and Clinical Scientist at the Centre for Ocular Research & Education, (CORE) based at the University of Waterloo, Canada. She has previously worked as a Professional Affairs Manager in the contact lens … Continue reading

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