Margie Recalde, OD, focuses her blog on the nuances of diagnosing and treating dry eye: the need for early intervention, tips for doctors just starting out and paradigm shifts in treatment. She owns Lifetime Optometric, a private practice in the Central Valley of California, and specializes in dry eye.

Disclosure: Recalde is a speaker/consultant for Allergan, Bausch + Lomb and Sun Pharma.

BLOG: Tips for starting a dry eye practice

March 4, 2020

Dry eye disease is everywhere; however, many optometrists are overlooking this opportunity to provide better care for their patients’ eye health while also adding…

BLOG: Grow your practice by treating dry eye

January 8, 2020

Treating dry eye is an opportunity to grow your practice, both in numbers and in revenue. As optometrists, we are the primary gatekeepers for our patients’ eye…

BLOG: Dry eye treatment paradigm shifts

November 27, 2019

We’ve seen a paradigm shift in our approach towards patients, evolving from merely looking at the eye itself to considering the patient as a whole. The Dry Eye…

BLOG: Early intervention matters when treating dry eye

October 22, 2019

As eye care practitioners, we seek to preserve the vision and ocular health of our patients — we are the gatekeepers who can find eye disease before it progresses…