A comparison of symptoms after viewing text on a computer screen and hardcopy.
Computer vision syndrome (CVS) is a complex of eye and vision problems experienced during or related to computer use. Ocular symptoms may include asthenopia, accommodative and vergence difficulties and dry eye. CVS occurs in up to 90% of computer workers, and given the almost universal use of these devices, it is important to identify whether these symptoms are specific to computer operation,
Originally Posted by jads
as an update to my road to recovery a very interesting thing has happened. For other reasons not related to DES, I have been in the last few months slowly raising my testosterone levels while reducing my estrogen levels - bad estrogens, that is. I've done this through some natural supplements and of course exercise. The upshot is I have more energy, mental focus and clarity but my eye inflammation (what remained) has all but gone now!
I strongly believe that
InSite Vision submits ISV-101 investigational NDA with FDA
InSite Vision has submitted ISV-101 investigational new drug (IND) application with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a treatment for treat dry eye disease.
The company expects to initiate a Phase 1/2 clinical trial to investigate the safety and efficacy of the drug, in 2011.
ISV-101 combines a low dose of the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) bromfenac (Bromday/Xibrom marketed
This is from a veterinary journal but I thought I'd include it here for those that have been following the use of topical doxycycline in dry eye/MGD.
Efficacy of topically applied liposome-bound tetracycline in the treatment of dry eye model.
To evaluate the effects of liposome-bound tetracycline eye drops in a rabbit dry eye model evaluating their advantage of being less allergic, preservative free and prolonged action compared with other tear
I was happy to see Dr. Holly's FreshKote, which is available only by prescription in the U.S. and is the same formula as Dwelle but with a lipid added, mentioned in this 4 October 2010 article "Here's a High Percentage Treatment for Recalcitrant RCE" in Review of Ophthamology 1:23:
Here is the recommended two-month treatment cocktail for recalcitrant RCE:
* Muro 128 ointment (sodium chloride hypertonicity ophthalmic solution 5.0%, Bausch + Lomb) h.s.