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Making Dry Eye Management Stick

Available from: 1/12/2023 (AEDT)

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Provider: Mivision

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Activity Outline

How often do patients say they have tried lubricating eye drops and they feel short-term relief from dry eye disease (DED), but are searching for something more long lasting?

In this article, Helen Gleave talks to Dr Jacqueline Tan-Showyin, from the Eye Research Group at the University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney), to discover more about her team’s research on the use of different lubricating eye drops in the management of DED.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the importance of the tear film in maintaining the integrity of the ocular surface
  • Realise the link between dry eye disease and health-related quality of life markers
  • Be aware of the role of hyaluronic acid in commercial eye drops, and why retention and efficacy varies

Max CPD hours awarded: 1.25

Session Information

Making Dry Eye Management Stick
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Acknowledgement of Country

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