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Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) is the most common cause of evaporative dry eye in adults and more recently has been shown to occur in adolescents. MGD has been linked to screen use in many studies in both children and adults.


This pilot study identified the frequency and severity of dry eye syndrome (DES) symptoms in a pediatric population and their association with screen time using a modified Standard Patient Evaluation of Eye Dryness Questionnaire (mSPEED) questionnaire.


Are your Contact Lenses Uncomfortable? Intranasal Neurostimulation for the Treatment of Neurosensory Abornmailities in Contact Lens wearers (INTAC).


Candidates for Ortho-K

A problematic cornea does not refract light properly, resulting in poor vision. Ortho-K surgery reshapes the retina so that light can refract correctly.


covid 19 online learning update

The closing of schools has pushed millions of students online. While necessary, we are concerned about the effect of such extensive computer use on children's eyes. This sudden move to remote learning brings many more to their screens for extended periods


 It is not clear which disinfection solutions eradicate coronavirus, but hydrogen peroxide systems are probably more effective.  If you choose to wear your contacts during this time, make sure to disinfect them properly.  Never flush contacts down the toilet or put them in the sink drain.


The CARES Act provides a temporary safe harbor to high deductible health plans (HDHPs) compatible with health savings accounts (HSAs). Under the Act, a HDHP will not lose HDHP qualified status if it offers cost-free tele-health services to plan members before the annual deductible is satisfied


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