The human body is a vastly complicated organism. For those outside the medical field, remembering all the different parts of a cell or describing exactly what the pancreas does can be just as complicated. So when you pick up a bottle of sunscreen and read “hyaluronic acid” in the ingredients, your first thought is not likely to be “oh, that’s a naturally occurring polymer with anti-inflammatory and superior water-binding properties!”
Leslie O’Dell, OD, FAAO, tells Women in Optometry about opening the Dry Eye Center of Pennsylvania, a practice dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of dry eye disease. As part of Wheatlyn EyeCare, an established comprehensive optometric practice, O’Dell’s Dry Eye Center adds a much needed specialty to the already thriving clinic.
In an article released earlier this year by Women in Optometry, Melissa Barnett, OD, FAAO, FSLS, states that while she has noticed increasing awareness of the importance of eyelid hygiene, there are still too few doctors discussing this important issue with their patients.
A stye is simply a bacterial infection on the inside or outside of the eyelid. When a stye occurs inside the lid, it is called an internal hordeolum. Often caused by infections in the sebaceous glands at the base of the eyelashes, styes are a common—and usually mild—occurrence.
Paragon BioTeck, Inc., Enters Promotional Agreement to Expand Availability of ilast® Portfolio of Products
PORTLAND, Ore. – Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately-held pharmaceutical and medical device company, announced today that it has entered into a multi-year agreement with global healthcare supplier Perrigo Company plc to promote the ilast® range of products for eyelid hygiene in the United States.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Horus Pharma for rights...