Schepens Eye Research Institute


Institute scientists included in  Boston Magazine's Top Docs list...


Sex and sex steroid hormones are critical factors in the regulation of ocular surface tissues, as well as in the pathogenesis of dry eye syndromes...

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Question: I have read that many soldiers have LASIK surgery (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) on their eyes before going to combat zones in the middle east, and that some develop severe dry eye syndrome after they are deployed. Is there something that can prevent the complications for these servicemen and women?

On the calendar

Second Biennial Symposium on AMD

September 21-22, 2012

...bringing together international experts for an interactive discussion of current and future topics in AMD research