Current thinking on dry eye disease & its management
Posted by: Shafiq Rehman
Dry eye disease in one or more of its manifestations is a very common eye problem. Every GP and Optometrist will have come across many patients complaining of dry, irritable, “scratchy” eyes numerous times in their practice. It affects between 5-30% of the population depending on how one defines it. Before we discuss treatment of dry eye it would be wise to lay out some accepted facts about the tear film;
Normal tear volume is 6-7ul, pH is 7.6. The …
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