Dry Eye Pearls with Dr. Jodi Luchs

In an interview with Dr. William Trattler, Jodi Luchs, M.D. discusses the diagnosis and management of dry eye. A clear tear-film and well hydrated eye are critical for successful outcomes in any kind of refractive or cataract surgery. Assessing signs and symptoms of tear insufficiency, Meibomian gland disease. The biggest challenge is the asymptomatic patient that may still have a tear film instability - by staining pattern, tear break-up time (TBUT), etc. Lid margin assessment: erythema, collarettes in lid margin and lashes, qualitative evaluation of Meibomian gland expression, glandular inflammation. (Read more...)

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