Explore the latest in external eye disease, including management of disorders of the eyelids, lacrimal system, and more.
A woman in her 50s with a right lower-eyelid yellow plaque presented with unremitting abdominal and back pain. What is your diagnosis?
This study compares scores on 5 validated symptom questionnaires with results of clinical testing to assess the diagnostic accuracy of each questionnaire in identifying patients with dry eye disease.
This case study investigates the possible association of tumor necrosis factor α inhibitor treatment with adverse ophthalmologic events, in this case blepharitis and ectropion.
A 70-year old man with a history of soft contact lens wear presents with giant follicles on the right inferior palpebral conjunctiva, smaller follicles in the left inferior fornix, and papillae on the superior palpebral conjunctiva. What would you do next?
This case series describes the bipedicled orbicularis oculi myocutaneous flap as a new surgical approach for paralytic eyelid syndrome.
This case report describes a patient who developed cicatrizing blepharoconjunctivitis while undergoing dupilumab treatment and proposes an algorithm for the management of dupilumab-associated conjunctivitis.
A woman in her 40s with adult-onset asthma presented with a history of bilateral swelling of the eyelids and yellow lesions. What would you do next?
This case report describes a 43-year-old man with psoriasis and mucous membrane pemphigoid who received treatment with baricitinib.
A 38-year-old woman with a history of hypothyroidism and allergic conjunctivitis was referred for evaluation of her left upper eyelid after noticing drooping for 2 months, which was confirmed on review of old photographs. What would you do next?
This study reviews the outcomes of transconjunctival fat removal followed by resected fat grafting in patients undergoing treatment for eye bags.
This cohort study describes the use of programmed cell death 1 inhibitors for the treatment of metastatic conjunctival melanoma in 5 adult patients.
This population-based study investigates the optimal timing of intervention in congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction by reviewing the age of spontaneous resolution in a cohort of affected infants.
A woman presents with a nasal polyp and soft tissue mass in the right lacrimal gland region accompanied by decreased visual acuity and fever. What would you do next?
A previously healthy adolescent boy presented with fever, headache, and unilateral red eye with periorbital edema; after failure to improve, the patient developed submandibular lymphadenopathy, ipsilateral granulomatous conjunctivitis, and elevated inflammatory markers. What would you do next?
A previously healthy man in his 50s presented with a 1-day history of sudden painful decreased vision in the right eye, with conjunctival injection, nongranulomatous keratic precipitates, optic nerve swelling, intraretinal hemorrhages, and perivascular sheathing. What would you do next?
This 2-round Delphi survey study identifies and ranks the importance of dry eye research questions and outcomes among patients with dry eye who completed both rounds.
A 76-year-old man with a 6-month history of worsening tearing and crusting of both eyes was referred to an oculoplastic surgeon for evaluation of trichiasis. What would you do next?
This case series evaluates 12 patients with atopic dermatitis who experienced conjunctivitis secondary to injectable dupilumab treatment to investigate severity and common risk factors for secondary conjunctivitis.
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