Current research projects

Myopia control using contact lenses

Principal Investigator Joan Exford (enrollment closed, study ongoing)

This study is trying to determine if use of special contact lenses can reduce the progression of nearsightedness in children.

The structure and function of Meibomian Glands in a Graduate School Cohort

Principal Investigator Amy Nau (enrollment closed, study ongoing)

This study will apply novel metrics for the evaluation of meibomian gland dysfunction in a young adult population.

The Structure and Function of Meibomian Glands in Persons with Keratoconus

Principal investigator Amy Nau- currently accepting patients for enrollment.

This study will determine the incidence of dry eye and meibomian gland dysfunction in persons who need to use medical contact lenses.

The Risk of Dry Eye in Pediatric Cohorts

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR AMY NAU- CURRENTLY ACCEPTING PATIENTS FOR ENROLLMENT.

This study will determine the risk of developing MGD in children 6-18 years of age

If you are interested in contributing to our research projects

call  (617)426-0370  to speak with Dr. Nau about how you can participate.