Research & Resources


Addressing Lid Margin Disease

by Dr. Neda Shamie, MD

Ocular surface disease is a complicated, multifaceted entity that often goes hand in hand with lid margin disease. Dr. Neda Shamie, MD explores how to deal with Demodex mites in her treatment of ocular surface disease.

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Demodex linked to Pterygium Recurrence

By Michelle Dalton

Pterygium is a chronic disorder with multifactorial causes for recurrence. For patients, dry eye and diseases that cause chronic inflammation can exacerbate pterygium. Dr. Tseng discusses the risk factors of Demodex mites in Pterygium recurrence.

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Papers & Publications

Terpinen-4-ol is the Most Active Ingredient of TTO to Kill Demodex Mites

Sean Tighe, Ying-Ying Gao, and Scheffer C. G. Tseng

Study to determine the active ingredient in tea tree oil (TTO) responsible for its reported killing effect on Demodex mites, the most common ectoparasite found in the human skin extending to the eye.

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Pathogenic role of Demodex mites in blepharitis

Jingbo Liu, Hosam Sheha and Scheffer C.G. Tseng

Study to summarize the key literature and our research experience regarding Demodex infestation as a potential cause of ocular inflammatory diseases with a special emphasis on Demodex blepharitis.

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Prevalence of MGD blepharitis and demodex in practice

Scott E. Schachter, OD; Aubrey E. Schachter; Milton M. Hom, OD, FAAO; Scott G. Hauswirth, OD

This study aimed to identify the presence of Demodex and associated signs in patients seen for routine eye exams.

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High Prevalence of Demodex in Eyelashes with Cylindrical Dandruff

Ying-Ying Gao, Mario A. Di Pascuale, Wei Li, Daniel Tzong-Shyue Liu, Alireza Baradaran-Rafii, Antonio Elizondo, Tetsuya Kawakita, Vadrevu K. Raju, and Scheffer C. G. Tseng

Study to determine the prevalence of Demodex in eyelashes with cylindrical dandruff.

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High Prevalence of Demodex brevis Infestation in Chalazia

Lingyi Liang, Xiaohu Ding, and Scheffer C.G. Tseng

Study to investigate the correlation between demodicosis and chalazia in patients with the latter.

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TFOS DEWS II Management and Therapy Report

L. Jones, L. E. Downie, D. Korb, J. M. Benitez-del-Castillo, R. Dana, S. X. Deng, P. N. Dong, G. Geerling, R. Yudi Hida, Y. Liu, K. Yul Seo, J. Tauber, T. H. Wakamatsu, J. Xu, J. S. Wolffsohn, J. P. Craig

The members of the Management and Therapy Subcommittee undertook an evidence-based review of current dry eye therapies and management options. Management options reviewed in detail included treatments for tear insufficiency and lid abnormalities, as well as anti-inflammatory medications, surgical approaches, dietary modifications, environmental considerations, and complementary therapies.

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Patient Brochures

Cliradex Towelettes Patient Brochure

Patient brochure with detailed information about Cliradex Towelettes.

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Cliradex Foam Patient Brochure

Patient brochure with detailed information about Cliradex Foam.

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Sales Brochures

Cliradex Application Perals

Set up patient expectations

For physicians. An information sheet about Cliradex, indications, and applications and recommended usage for patients.

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Cliradex Continuum of Care

Where Cliradex fit in Blepharitis severity spectrum

For physicians. Informational sheet for your patients on Cliradex product differences between Foam and Towelettes, from daily hygiene to severe Blepharitis.

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Cliradex Instructions for Use

How to use Cliradex Towelettes

For physicians. Instruction on using Cliradex towelettes.

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Cliradex Reminder Pad

Prescription pad

For physicians. Reminder pad to be used with patients.

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Cliradex Sales Aid

Leverage Cliradex in your practice for better outcome with lid margin disease.

Informational poster on Cliradex Towelettes.

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Cliradex Sales Sheet for Doctors

Break the cycle of chronic blepharitis with Cliradex

Sales sheet for physicians about Cliradex Light, with indication details and key information.

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Cliradex Online Reminder Pad

Prescription pad to print

For physicians. Reminder pad to be used with patients.

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Demodex and Blepharitis Guide

Demodex and Blepharitis Guide

Case study by The Ocular Surface Research & Education Foundation (OSREF) about the identification and treatment of Demodex mites.

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