TearLab Osmolarity System

Testing at point of care for improved patient satisfaction, re-treatment ratesAfter spending a few months testing for dry eye and treating the tear film before doing preoperative measurements, the re-treatment rate dropped from 11% to 3%.
Reviewing anterior segment ARVO 2017 postersSo much basic science research is presented at this meeting, and most of it will be years before it makes its way to clinical trials. Let’s concentrate on research that might be of use to us in the exam room very soon.
Incorporating lactoferrin and immunoglobin testingWhile ophthalmic diagnostic lab tests—specifically those targeting ocular surface disorders—have been around for over 20 years, it is only within the past five years that they have begun to gain measurable use.
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.
Combating dry eye with punctal plugsRecently, much discussion has taken place within the dry eye community regarding the role of punctal plugs in the treatment of dry eye.
How to get non-symptomatic dry eye patients to comply with treatment
How to get non-symptomatic dry eye patients to comply with treatmentDr. Scott Schachter offers advice on how to better manage non-symptomatic dry eye patients and encourage them to comply with your treatment plan
Incorporating meibomian gland imagingAdding this technology can improve your diagnosis and better educate your patients
3 steps to improve ocular health of dry eye patientsPatients with dry eye can be kept healthy—and happy—by diagnosing properly, following specific treatment plans, and providing excellent communication.