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50827 Oral Options: What our patients can put in their mouths to help their Dry Dye

Date: Fri 12/08/2022 - Sat 13/08/2022

Provider: Cornea and Contact Lens Society

Optometrist Credits: 0.34 General

Event Type(s): Conference

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Impacting around 30% of New Zealanders, Dry Eye Disease is a chronic, progressive condition that impacts ocular comfort, vision, productivity & quality of life. There are many environmental & lifestyle factors that play a role in tear film stability, ocular comfort and the development of dry eye disease. There are also a lot of things our patients can put in their mouths to help their Dry Eye Disease… from prescription azithromycin, omega-3s and probiotics, this talk will reflect on the current evidence and future possibilities of oral management of Dry Eye.

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hilton Hotel
147 Quay Street
Auckland
New Zealand

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