Blogs

Scattered routines have ocular surface consequences

Increased time on digital devices and erratic schedules have disrupted patients’ management of their MGD and dry eye disease.

Mask up ... and dry out?

Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS, ABES, explores the tie between mask wear and dry eye, causes behind a growing number of MGD cases, and offers mask safety tips for patient treatment.

EyePod: Ophthalmologist shares Holocaust survival story

In this latest EyePod episode, John H. Merey, MD, possibly one of the last Holocaust survivors still in the practice of ophthalmology, shares his experience.

The MGD patient journey: maintenance over time

January 21, 2021

Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS, ABES, continues her discussion on MGD treatment by explaining why it's important for patients to understand that MGD and dry eye are lifelong, chronic conditions requiring regular maintenance and monitoring.

The MGD patient journey: diagnosis + initial treatment

January 09, 2021

Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS, ABES, discusses the big disconnect between signs and symptoms of ocular surface disease, including meibomian gland dysfunction, and why a clear process for educating patients and initiating treatment is essential.