Treating Dry Eye in Glaucoma

Journal: Ophthalmology Times | Issue: November | Author: Dharmendra (Dave) Patel, MD; Attention to ocular surface essential when caring for patients with long-term disease management. Whether from lifestyle changes or just paying more attention, clinicians know that the incidence of ocular surface disease is increasing. Current estimates are more than 16 million U.S. adults are diagnosed with dry eye disease (DED), and although age is a risk factor, the incidence is still notable among those aged 18 to 34 years. (Cont.)