July is Dry Eye Awareness Month, but the key opinion leaders who blog for Healio.com/OSN keep readers updated on the top dry eye news throughout the year.
Here are four dry eye blogs to keep you up to date:
BLOG: Managing the asymptomatic dry eye patient: Tips for every doctor
We’ve made so much progress in our knowledge, diagnosis and treatment of dry eye and its most common cause, meibomian gland dysfunction. Today, with all our current capabilities, it can be frustrating for doctors to detect dry eye not only in patients who are suffering, but also in asymptomatic patients, only to find that those asymptomatic patients don’t always accept the diagnosis. Read more.
BLOG: White flags fly over SkyVision: Surrendering to the power of PBM
Once upon a time, the only thing you had to offer your dry eye disease patient was a simple, largely ineffective artificial tear and your deepest sympathy. Read more.
BLOG: The cataract patient, dry eye and how to comanage both
When a patient has a cataract diagnosis and dry eye — and let’s face it, that’s a very common scenario — comanaging both conditions needs to be handled with care. Read more.
BLOG: Don’t use aged urine drops for dry eye
Dry eye disease is a really tough disease if you have it. It can be tough to treat, too. We prescribe expensive, difficult-to-take medicines to people who are uncomfortable and unhappy. Sometimes they are miserable. Heck, we go so far as to spin down their blood to extract fresh serum or mash up fresh placentas to make drops for them when stuff gets really bad. All the time. And it works. Read more.