Ocular surface disease needs to be managed before and after surgery

Lindstrom, Richard L.
December 2009
Ocular Surgery News;12/10/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 23, p3
Academic Journal
The author emphasizes the importance of managing ocular surface diseases, which include dry eye, blepharitis and ocular allergy, before and after surgery. He argues that a new test for tear film osmolarity from TearLab has the potential to enhance the ability of technicians to screen for aqueous deficient or evaporative dry eye. He recommends several strategies for ocular surface diseases based on his experiences.


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