Effects of bacteria on the Eye, Colin Parsloe, June 2020

We all take good care of our teeth. Brush them every day to prevent excess bacteria and tartar growth. If we do not clean our teeth, we lose them. [What about our eyelashes?] We know that there are natural oils and bacteria grow on our eye lashes. If the bacteria increase in number then they produce exotoxins such as lipas ...

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Comparison of eyelid warming masks

Zoe Lacroix, Stephanie Leger, Etty Bitton Ecole d’optometrie, Universite de Montreal, 5160 Ave Decelles, Apt 208 Montreal, QC, Canada H3T 1V5 [Purpose:] A principal cause of evaporative dry eye (DE) is poorly functioning meibomian glands (MG). Conventional therapy advocates warm compresses using a towel or eyelid warming m ...

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Patient Preference Test Results

The Eye Doctor is voted the most preferred hot eye compress! The Eye Doctor was the preferred device for 67 per cent of patients and four of the optometrists in this study. This study focused on the practical and aesthetic influences that lid hygiene devices have on patient buying behaviour. Further studies combining efficac ...

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