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Dry Eye Diva: Eye Makeup Mishaps, Mistakes, and Must-Nots

Dry Eye Diva: Eye Makeup Mishaps, Mistakes, and Must-Nots

By Dry Eye Diva
It's True: Bugs are having sex on your eyelashes! From fake eyelashes to mascara and eyeliner, eye makeup in general is a foodie feast for mites. Remove your lashes, wash your face, and listen to the Dry Eye Divas talk about how cosmetics impact your eye health.
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Eyelash Mishaps, Mistakes, and Must-Nots

Dry Eye Diva: Eye Makeup Mishaps, Mistakes, and Must-Nots

Eyelash Mishaps, Mistakes, and Must-Nots

Dry Eye Diva: Eye Makeup Mishaps, Mistakes, and Must-Nots

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Pretty During The Pandemic
Have your beauty practices changed during lockdown? Are you doing DIY treatments at home because of spa or clinic closures? Are you contemplating permanent eyeliner tattoos or using eyelash growth serum so that your peepers always-look-perfect, during this pandemic or future closures? From necrosis of the skin to seared eyelids and eyelash loss, Drs. Selina McGee and Leslie O'Dell discuss why some cosmetic trends should never be done at home and why others should be seriously reconsidered.  This podcast will definitely make you think twice before doing DIY-neurotoxin-injections or having needles filled-with-mysterious-ink shot into your eyelids. Pandemic Pretty can be quite ugly!
18:46
July 11, 2020
Red-Eyed Beauty
Red, red, eyes… I wish you would go away. Long nights, long days on the computer, long-haul flights, seasonal allergies, beauty practices gone awry… Red is not always a power color or a seduction passion play. When your eyes are red, bloodshot, and irritated, you don’t want the world to see you. Whether a top model posing for a fashion shoot or someone trying to hide the redness before going to the office, what can you do to get that red out? Doctors Leslie O’Dell and Rob Kloepfer discuss how to help your eyes and avoid being judged for your hangover-esque-morning-after-look.
21:13
July 11, 2020
Cosmetics, Contacts & Covid
Yes, it’s okay to wear eye makeup and contact lenses during this global health emergency. However, more than ever, hygiene is a key to your beauty routines. From eyelash extensions, glue disasters, growth serums or color-contacts, special guests, Drs. Jeffrey & Michele Sonsino, offer suggestions about beauty dos & don’ts and how to practice safe contact lens wear during the COVID-19 emergency and looking forward.
28:41
April 25, 2020
Beauty, Banter & Eyelash Blunders
NYC eye doc Susan Resnick, OD enlightens the Dry Eye Diva listeners about makeup application for contact lens wearers as well as a scary story about an eyelash extensions allergy. Dr. Resnick also offers some tips to women about how best to have eyelash extensions with contacts, and recommends some treatment tips to manage beauty practices gone bad.
15:33
April 09, 2020
Smokey Eyes: Men, Makeup & the Ocular Surface
How many men do you know who discuss beauty routines and eye makeup application on a regular basis? For male eye doctors, this subject was not something that was more-than-blinked-at during their schooling. However, nowadays, addressing subjects with patients like waterlining, false eyelashes, or eyeliner tattoos are becoming more commonplace for men. In this podcast, optometrist Mark Schaeffer discusses how he recommends his male colleagues approach the subject, with both female and male patients. 
21:25
March 25, 2020
Eyelash Extensions Excess & Eyelid Health
Do you wear eyelash extensions? How long do you leave the extensions on your lashes? 1 week? 1 month? 1 year? How long is too long? Listen to the Dry Eye Divas discuss what happens with eyelash extension excess! It's not pretty. 
13:41
February 09, 2020
Eyelash Growth Serum & Glaucoma… A Dark Side of Beauty
Ever dream of longer, darker, more luscious eyelashes? There's a quick fix thanks to science! But… Before you slather on the eyelash growth serum, know what you're applying to your eyelids and understand the potential side effects. 
17:36
January 22, 2020
Lush Lashes & Lid Spas
The market for false eyelashes in the US is valued at more than 200 million dollars… This growing trend is a hot topic for Dry Eye Diva, as using false eyelashes can impact your eye health. Is there a safe way to use fake eyelashes without compromising your eyelids and vision? Learn more from Drs. Leslie O'Dell and Amy Nau. When was the last time you booked an eyelid spa treatment?
15:12
July 31, 2019
Homeostasis: Off the Rails
How can your beauty and hygiene routines throw your eye health off the rails, or rather, out-of-whack?
07:26
July 30, 2019
The Conversation
How do you begin the conversation with your eye care specialist and patients regarding their beauty and hygiene practices?
13:06
July 28, 2019
Out of Focus: Eye Makeup Blurs Your Contact Lenses
New research from the Centre for Ocular Lens Research & Education (CORE) at Waterloo, Canada, investigated the impact of various cosmetics on the contact lenses. They showed that contact lens wearers may inadvertently expose their lenses to the chemicals in makeup products during the lens insertion & removal process or while wearing their lenses -- This can change the performance and fit of the lenses!
16:44
July 17, 2019
Science of Cosmetics
Organic is a term that should be used when shopping for kale at the farmer's market… not labeling your makeup. Don't be fooled by marketing that claims cosmetics to be 'organic'. Learn more from Dr. Laura Periman about some of the science behind your beauty products and how many ingredients can be toxic to your eye health.
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April 29, 2019
Dry Eye Diva Disaster: Water & Contacts Don't Mix
Ever get makeup goo on your contact lens? How to you clean it? How do you clean your lenses without hurting your eyes? Learn some Dry Eye Diva Dos & Don'ts for eye makeup usage and contact lens wear.
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March 27, 2019
Eyelash Mishaps, Mistakes, and Must-Nots
It's true: Bugs are having sex on your eyelashes! From fake eyelashes to mascara and eyeliner, eye makeup in general is a foodie feast for mites. Remove your lashes, wash your face, and listen to the Dry Eye Divas talk about how cosmetics impact your eye health.
18:18
January 21, 2019