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High-Speed Video Blink Analysis December 13, 2020 High speed blink and ocular analysis . We are exploring some exciting new research directions at FishmanVision. Stay tuned… Read More
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Punctal plug follies December 5, 2020 Extruded silicone punctal plug. Punctal plugs are generally well tolerated but occasionally the body will form reactive tissue and push them out as was the case here. It is important to have punctal plugs monitored . #Dry eye #plugs #mgd #Ophthalmology #Cornea #Blepharitis #eye disease Read More
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Effect of IRT5 probiotics on dry eye in the experimental dry eye mouse model December 4, 2020 Effect of IRT5 probiotics on dry eye in the experimental dry eye mouse model Jayoon Moon, Jin Suk Ryu, Jun Yeop Kim, Sin-Hyeog Im, Mee Kum Kim Abstract Objective To investigate the clinical effects of IRT5 probiotics in the environmental dry eye model. Methods Eight week old male C57BL/6 mice[...] Read More
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Intestinal microbiome: a new target for chalaziosis treatment in children? November 27, 2020 What is Known: • The intestinal microbiome plays a crucial role in several inflammatory diseases of the eye and is considered a therapeutic target. • Probiotics play a role in the prevention and treatment of different conditions in children. What is New: • In children probiotic supplementation is safe and[...] Read More
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A fishy floater November 18, 2020   [wpvideo zNkLjO4e hd="true" loop="true"]   A fishy floater seen at FishmanVision. Check out DrFishman's podcast EyeChat with Dr. Harv on floaters #floater #pvd #vitreous separation #retina #vision Read More
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Rosacea and the Microbiome: A Systematic Review | SpringerLink November 13, 2020 Rosacea, a chronic inflammatory skin disease characterized by recurrent episodes of facial flushing, erythema, pustules, and telangiectasia, largely affect — Read on link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13555-020-00460-1 Read More
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A Genomic Approach to Investigating Ocular Surface Microorganisms: Monitoring Core Microbiota on Eyelid Margin with a Dot hybridization Assay November 11, 2020 A sound ocular surface microbiota has been recognized as a part of ocular surface health following a growing body of evidence from next-generation sequencing technique and metagenomic analysis. However, even from the perspective of contemporary precision medicine, it is difficult to directly apply these new technologies to clinical practice. Therefore,[...] Read More
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Lesser known findings of Map Dot Fingerprint Dystrophy: Vision loss and painless tearing November 6, 2020 https://youtu.be/XG0_ZGilZso     Map dot fingerprint dystrophy (MDFD), also known as epithelial basement membrane dystrophy, is an incredibly common but frequently overlooked cause of a range of problems in the eye. The goal of this blog is not to reiterate what we already know about basement membrane dystrophy but to[...] Read More
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Dynamic oil analysis October 22, 2020 Manual expression of meibomian glands Manual expression of meibomian glands is not just an important therapeutic option for #mgd, but it is a critical diagnostic component of a dry eye exam. Manual expression is a dynamic assessment of oil color, turbidity, and viscosity. This dynamic assessment is not seen in[...] Read More
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Trichiasis masquerading as dry eye disease October 20, 2020 Trichiasis masquerading as dry eye disease What is it? Trichiasis is a condition where eyelashes (one or many) are misdirected onto the cornea or conjunctiva. The mechanism of injury is from friction and the constant rubbing over months and years can cause severe corneal abrasions, infections (ulcers) and can result[...] Read More