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Optometry Virtually Connected 2023
Optometry Virtually Connected 2023
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Stream 1 - Dry Eye - Presentation 2

Session Program

11:30 am

This presentation will explore the aims of conducting a dry eye diagnostic examination followed by a review of the clinical signs associated with ocular surface inflammation and dysregulation, specifically that which can lead to a diagnosis of dry eye. The spectrum of dry eye disease severity and a practical approach for targeted topical and oral therapeutic management will be discussed.  
Learning Objectives: 
  • Review the cycle of inflammation associated with the ‘vicious circle of dry eye disease’.
  • Appreciate diagnostic criteria for dry eye disease categorisation.
  • Consider current topical and oral therapeutic management strategies that best combat the clinical signs observed.