Are your patients suffering in silence with dry eye disease?
By taking a proactive approach to treatment, ophthalmologists can identify the “silent sufferers.”
Impressions and Takeaways From Patient Case No. 2
John Sheppard, MD, explains the potential harm caused by over-the-counter artificial tears with preservatives on the ocular surface and discusses innovative ocular-sparing treatments that stimulate tear production.
Patient Case No. 2: Managing Evaporative Dry Eye Without Relying on Artificial Tears
John Sheppard, MD, reviews the case of a 63-year-old male with evaporative dry eye, facing challenges in managing his symptoms using over-the-counter artificial tears.
Impressions and Takeaways From Patient Case No. 1
John Sheppard, MD, discusses the impact of continuous contact lens use on dry eye, often masking its signs, and explores treatment strategies for patients using contact lenses.
Patient Case No. 1: Managing Dry Eye in a Habitual Contact Lens Wearer
John Sheppard, MD, presents a dry eye case involving a 48-year-old female patient who has been using contact lenses for approximately three decades.
Examining pharmacological controls of presbyopia
Study reviews mechanisms of action of pilocarpine, carbachol, and brimonidine.
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