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Stature, diet, dry eye severity dictate omega-3 dosage

Stature, diet, dry eye severity dictate omega-3 dosage
September 15, 2017

LAS VEGAS – Dosing of omega-3 in patients with dry eye depends on disease severity, body mass index and diet, according to Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO, here at Vision Expo West.

Karpecki spoke at the Ocular Surface Disease and Wellness Symposium, which was co-sponsored by Primary Care Optometry News.

Medicare to reimburse genetic testing for AMD

Primary Care Optometry News, September 2017
Jerome Sherman, OD, FAAO
Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in the U.S. and Canada, and any scientific approach to reduce the cases of blindness should be taken…
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Treating Advanced Dry Age-related Macular Degeneration and Geographic Atrophy: Here and Now

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Allergan, Inc.

Dry eye disease (DED) is a condition of the ocular surface in which multiple factors are responsible for the…
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