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I don't get it.
OK it looks like a well done study with important results.
There are approximately a gajillion published studies on the sins of BAK against the cornea and beyond, and we have to kill more bunnies to re-prove it how many more times? Quit using the durned stuff already. It's not like we don't have other effective preservatives. Oh, and lest we forget, ever heard of preservative-free?
A new safety concern for glaucoma treatment demonstrated bymass spectrometry imaging of benzalkonium chloride distribution in the eye, an experimental study in rabbits.
We all know it... just a matter of doing it... e.g.
1) Turn off the A/C and ceiling fans OR put on your MCs
2) Get off the computer
3) Consider audio books
4) Get off the computer
5) Put on your moisture chambers when you go outside
6) Get off the computer
The dry eye disease activity log study.
Prolonged visually stressful activities aggravate dry eye disease (DED). The duration spent on such activities and their relationship
I appreciate that we donít want to go overboard pushing more consumer products, BUT, canít we at least ditch the bleeping baby shampoo already? Why would we want soap of any kind in our eyes when our tear film is so unstable anyway?
How to promote and preserve eyelid health.
Disorders of the lacrimal functional unit are common in ophthalmological practice, with meibomian gland dysfunction, blepharitis, and dry eye forming a significant part of
Tear Osmolarity and Dry Eye Symptoms in Women Using Oral Contraception and Contact Lenses.
PURPOSE:: The aim of this study was to examine the relationship among oral contraceptive pill (OCP) use, contact lens wear, and dry eye signs and symptoms in healthy young women.
METHODS:: Fifty-two women using OCPs and 45 women not using any form of hormonal contraception were enrolled. Medical, menstrual, and contact lens histories were obtained and dry eye symptoms assessed