Omega-3 fatty acid & DED

Created on: Friday, September 09, 2016

Darrell E. White, MD, founder of Skyvision Centers in Ohio, has shared his two cents on the importance of incorporating omega-3 fatty acids into your diet. Omega-3 fatty acids help to keep your eyes lubricated and have been known to reduce symptoms of DED.

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Effect of Oral Re-esterified Omega-3 Nutritional Supplementation on Dry Eyes

Created on: Monday, July 25, 2016

Dry eye disease (DED) is a common, yet complex, multifactorial progressive condition that can lead to visual loss, damage to the ocular surface, discomfort, and overall reduction in quality of life. Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) results in inadequate and dysfunctional lipid production, which leads to evaporative DED.

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Dr. Epitropoulos Presenting at National Ophthalmology Meeting (ASCRS)

Created on: Friday, March 25, 2016

Dr. Epitropoulos will be presenting on Dry Eye in woman at the National Ophthalmology Meeting ( ASCRS)

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Dr. Epitropoulos interviewed at Hawaiian Eye Conference

Created on: Monday, January 25, 2016

Blepharitis and dry eye disease are 2 huge problems seen by ophthalmologists. Alice Epitropoulos, MD, Columbus, Ohio, discussed strategies for managing chronic blepharitis and meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD). Dr. Epitropoulos was a featured speaker at Hawaiian Eye Conference see some of the videos from the event posted in the article below.

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Dr. Epitropoulos, MD, Featured on Eyetube Journal Club Episode 50: Optimizing Outcomes With Toric IOLs

Created on: Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Moderator Mark Kontos, MD, speaks with Alice Epitropoulos, MD, of the Cataract & Refractive Center of Ohio, about pearls for optimizing outcomes with toric IOLs. Dr. Epitropoulos talks about the keys to performing a preoperative examination, tips for toric IOL alignment, and how intraoperative aberrometry and image-guide systems have a role in helping surgeons meet patient expectations.

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AECOS: Summer Symposium 2015 and Advanced Refractive Conference

Created on: Thursday, August 13, 2015

A recurring theme of this year’s AECOS Summer Symposium focused on cataract refractive surgery and ocular surface disease with an increasing awareness of how important it is to understand the health of the cornea prior to surgery. Alice Epitropolous, MD presented her study data on the importance of identifying and treating hyperosmolarity before cataract surgery, which was met with resounding consensus from the other attendees. She also referenced a study with PRN that used TearLab and osmolarity to measure efficacy of Omega-3 in the treatment of dry eye.

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Good News For Tired, Irritated Eyes

Created on: Friday, July 17, 2015

One of the most common ailments my patients complain of is an irritation and burning feeling in their eyes.

Typically this is near the eyelid margins at the root of the eyelashes – a gathering ground for microbial deposits that cause a condition known as blepharitis.

There is a new treatment solution, a cleanser called Avenova™ that seems to be extremely effective and an excellent alternative to traditional methods of care.

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ASPENS Round Table Discussion - Dry Eye Disease: Creating More Awareness

Created on: Wednesday, July 08, 2015

This round table discussion with members of American Society of Progressive Entrepreneurial Surgeons (ASPENS) is designed to be a toolkit for the best practices in managing ocular surface disease.

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New Treatment for Chronic Eye Problems in Midwest

Created on: Monday, April 27, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Cataract & Refractive Center of Ohio released an advisory alert to educate people across the Midwest about a new treatment for chronic eye problems suffered by millions of Americans. Those problems are often worse during the spring in the Midw...

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Revolutionary Dry Eye Treatment offered by Dr. Epitropoulos

Created on: Thursday, April 23, 2015

LipiFlow is a revolutionary procedure designed to treat the root cause of Evaporative Dry Eye. Dr Epitropoulos is the only provider that offers this in Central Ohio. This is the only FDA approved treatment for Evaporative Dry Eye Disease.

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Single thermal pulsation treatment improves MGD symptoms

Created on: Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Dr. Alice Epitropoulos discusses single thermal pulsation treatment to help improve MGD symptoms in Healio Ophthalmology news

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Invention tackles a glaring need

Created on: Monday, April 13, 2015

By Tim Feran; THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH They just can’t drive at night. That’s the top complaint that Dr. Alice Epitropoulos hears from her cataract patients, who complain of glare from headlights. “It’s not uncommon to become legally blind when a headlight shines in someone’s eyes who h...

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Axial length measurement acquisition rates of two optical biometers in cataractous eyes

Created on: Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Dr Alice Epitropoulos published an article discussing the ability of two optical biometers to acquire the axial length measurement in cataractous eyes. Axial length (AL) measurement is a crucial aspect in predicting correct intraocular lens (IOL) power. The advent of new premium implant technologies has increased patient expectations for exceptional postoperative vision, in turn decreasing the acceptable margin for error in IOL power calculation. Achieving successful outcomes postoperatively, then, requires accurate preoperative measurement of AL.

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Finessing femtosecond cataract complications

Created on: Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The femtosecond laser is making inroads into cataract surgery and has garnered a reputation for safety. Still, that does not mean practitioners will not face complications with the femtosecond approach. EyeWorld asked practitioners to talk about some of the issues they have come up against with f...

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 Dr. Epitropoulos has been recognized as one of America's Best Doctors.

Dr. Epitropoulos has been voted as one of the top refractive surgeons by fellow physicians in the Central Ohio.

Dr. Alice Epitropoulos included in NBC Channel 4's health team.

Part of NHL Columbus Blue Jacket's ophthalmologist team