Dry Eye Workshop

Dry eye workshops assist ODs with protocolScott Schachter, OD, discusses how the Dry Eye WorkShop (DEWS I) and upcoming DEWS II announcement at ARVO in May can help ODs form an effective dry eye protocol at their practices.
How to use tear osmolarity to help treat dry eye diseaseFor the patient, perhaps the most significant symptom of DED is fluctuating or reduced vision.
Understanding and defining MGDThe Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society’s Meibomian Gland Workshop was tasked to sort through the literature to determine proper terminology of conditions affecting the lid margin. Review the terminology, gland anatomy, gland expression classifications, and treatment strategies.
Natural oral omega-3 supplement improves dry eye parameters in 3 monthsThe natural triglyceride form of omega-3 is an excellent treatment option for dry eye disease.
Taking an evidence-based approach to dry eyeMuch of the guesswork about how to manage dry eye disease was clarified by the results of the Dry Eye Workshop, which established a practical, easy-to-use assessment tool and stepwise treatment approach, said Deepinder Dhaliwal, MD, associate professor of ophthalmology and director, Cornea and Refractive Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.