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Bumper January issue all open access


By Jessica Donald
Journal Administrator

Every practitioner will find clinically-relevant articles to spark their interest in the 144-page, January 2018 issue of Clinical and Experimental OptometryRead Volume 101 Issue 1 online or download the PDF.


Intense pulsed light treatment and meibomian gland expression

In a study conducted by Julie Albietz and Katrina Schmid, the combination of serial intense pulsed light therapy and meibomian gland expression significantly improved dry eye symptoms and clinical signs, including meibomian gland secretion quality and expressibility and ocular surface inflammation.
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Topical azithromycin for treatment of meibomian gland dysfunction

Significant improvements have been achieved in all clinical signs and symptoms associated with meibomian gland dysfunction, one month after treatment with topical azithromycin 1.5% ophthalmic solution; however, the improvements did not persist during the three-month follow-up.
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Smoking and the eye: what teenagers know and fear

Teenagers aged 14 to 17 years appear to be unaware of the impact smoking can have on ocular health, but optometrists should be aware that teenagers seem receptive to the message that ‘smoking can cause blindness’, and use this strategy to prevent smoking initiation.
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Call for nominations: H Barry Collin Research Medal

Nominations close on 28 February for the 2018 H Barry Collin Research Medal Award.

Current and back issues of Clinical and Experimental Optometry are available on the Wiley Online Library. Apps for iOS or Android give easy access to the journal.

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