Dry Eye Dazzles

Hellem, Amy
May 2012
Review of Optometry;5/15/2012, Vol. 149 Issue 5, p22
Trade Publication
The article presents the editor's view on the dry eye syndrome and the eye care practice in the U.S. The author relates her experience of learning the importance of dry eye research in eye care during a roundtable discussion on the subjective and objective symptoms disparity in the optometric practice in 2001. She notes the association between dry eye and meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) and cites a report on the effects of anti-inflammatory treatment in MGD by optometrist Joseph P. Shovlin.


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