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Demystifying Dry Eye – Tips for Handling Dry Eye in a Busy Practice

Date: Fri 11/09/2020 - Sun 11/09/2022

Provider: Mivision

Optometrist Credits: Opto: 0.20 General Credits + 0.20 Clinical Diagnostic Credits and DO: 1 pt.
Dispensing Optician Credits: 1

Event Type(s): Online

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Dry eye can be a complicated condition for both the patient and practitioner. The highly variable clinical presentation1 can make it hard to weed out the true dry eye disease from mimicking conditions; and figure out what can be treated solo, what needs to be co-managed in practice, and what needs to be referred. Even when the diagnosis of dry eye has been made, there is such a large variation in treatment options that finding the right solution for each patient can be a whole new skill set.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
To understand the basic principles of diagnosing dry eye,
To recognise the systemic medications associated with dry eye,
To understand the technology utilised by the Systane family of ocular lubricants, and
To understand the importance of tailoring the management plan to the patient’s needs.ure.

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