TFOS DEWS II: Expert Insights for Adopting Best Practice in Dry Eye Disease. Diagnosis Course 3
The DEWS II report, published in 2017, is the most comprehensive report covering the definition, diagnosis and management of dry eye disease (DED) to date. The report and its executive summary contain useful advice for clinicians on identifying, classifying and treating patients suffering from dry eye disease. In November 2017, five leading optometrists and ophthalmologists from the UK and Ireland met in Dublin for a roundtable event, hosted by Scope, to discuss the DEWS II report; its implications for the future of dry eye disease diagnosis and treatment; and strategies for greater awareness among optometrists, ophthalmologists, GPs, pharmacists, and the general public.
In this third of a series of four courses the panel discusses the diagnostic methodology contained in the DEWSII report and its usefulness as a clinical tool.
The video discussion refers to the classification diagram which can be found in Figure 5 of the DEWSII Diagnostic Methodology Report, downloadable below.
We recommend you download the ‘Handout’ below which includes competencies, learning objectives, and multiple choice questions for this course.
PRIVACY NOTICE: By completing this free CET course you agree that we will pass your name and email address to Scope Ophthalmics who may send you further information on the management of dry eye disease, including details of their range of products.
CET Points: 1
Eyecare credits: Free
Expiry Date: 31/12/2020
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TFOS DEWS II: Expert Insights for Adopting Best Practice in Dry Eye Disease. Definition and Classification