Tear Film and Supplementation Recorded Webinar
The tear film acts as a barrier between the eye and the environment. It is a complex structure with many functions essential to maintaining ocular health. As defined by the TFOS DEWS II report, dry eye disease (DED), a con+dition which effects millions of people worldwide, is characterised by tear film instability and hyperosmolarity. The ultimate aim of management strategies is to restore the homeostasis of the ocular surfaces and tear film.
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Dry Eye Disease: A Growing Epidemic
This lecture will provide an overview of the growing prevalence of dry eye disease.
Dry Eye Diagnosis and Treatment
Dry eye disease (DED) affects hundreds of millions of people throughout the world and is one of the most frequent causes of patient visits to eye care practitioners. Exacerbated by modern lifestyles, symptoms of DED vary widely from mild dryness to severe pain and blurred vision. A better understanding of this multifactorial disease has led to new and better treatments, many of which are in the realm of optometric and contact lens practice.
The Anatomy of Dry Eye Drops for Effective Dry Eye Management
This webinar will review the various components of ocular lubricant drops, explaining the role and function of each ingredient. Then, in accordance with the DEWS II Report, it will attempt to match symptoms and signs with the best profile of eye drops.