BLOG: Tear osmolarity and choosing an artificial tear

A part of our Dry Eye Protocol v2.0 is using tear osmolarity (TO) to assist in choosing the specific artificial tear or category of artificial tears to recommend to a patient. We always make a very specific recommendation, and we discuss it with our patients in the same manner in which we might discuss a prescription medication. In our SkyVision experience, we’ve found that patients take the need to lubricate more seriously if we discuss it with them in this manner.

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