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Dry Eye Disease and the Role of Inflammation

Provider: Mivision

Contact: Nikki Byrne, [E], [P] 02 8336 8616

Activity Outline

In this article, Dr Brendan Cronin explores the pathophysiological role of inflammation in dry eye disease (DED) and emphasises the importance of addressing inflammation for effective, long-term management. Treatment options, and the role of gastrointestinal and ocular flora in the pathology and treatment of autoimmune diseases and DED, are also discussed.

Learning Objectives

  • Appreciate the multifactorial nature of DED
  • Understand the role of inflammation in the aetiology and mechanisms of DED
  • Understand why treating underlying inflammation is important for long-term disease management
  • Realise the therapy options available and their mechanisms of action

Max CPD hours awarded: 1.5

Session Information

Dry Eye Disease and the Role of Inflammation
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Acknowledgement of Country

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