What's Lurking Beneath Your Eye Make-Up?

From the Show: The Wizard of Eyes
Summary: Does your eye make-up contain something dangerous?
Air Date: 8/8/16
Duration: 10
Host: Robert Abel, Jr., MD
Guest Bio: Christine Sindt, OD
Christine-SindtDr. Christine W. Sindt is a 1994 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Optometry. She completed a disease-based residency at the Cleveland VA Medical Center where she also did sub-specialty rotations in low vision and advanced contact lens fitting.  

Dr. Sindt joined the Faculty of the University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences in 1995, where she is Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology and Director of the Contact Lens Service. Dr. Sindt is a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry.

She is the 2010-2011 AOA CLCS Chair, Past President of Women of Vision, the Past President and co-founder of the Scleral Lens Education Society and the designer  and founder of EyePrint Prosthetics Custom Impression Scleral lens technology.
What's Lurking Beneath Your Eye Make-Up?
Women (and some men) often use make-up to accentuate facial highlights.

But, make-up can also cause health detriments.

Dr. Christine Sindt joins Dr. Abel to share her recent research regarding the microbial contents of many eyeliners and mascara cosmetics.

She also provides recommendations for prevention of infection and viable treatments should infection occur.