In this video, Dr. Melissa Barnett gives an overview of Scleral Lenses and provides resources for further exploration.
In this video, Dr. Melissa Barnett explains how to prepare dry eye for contact lenses, with a focus on regular cornea patients.
A lot of people ask me how to start a focus on dry eye in their practice—but the reality is, if you are practicing as a primary care optometrist, you may already have the beginnings of a thriving dry eye specialization. In the latest installment of Dry Eye Coach, I interviewed noted dry eye […]
Dry Eye in the Contact Lens Patient Although there are myriad reasons why patients drop out of contact lens wear, ocular surface disease, and dry eye in particular, is a significant factor in many cases. At the same time, a diagnosis of dry eye does not have to mean the end of contact lens wear. […]
Adding IPL: Does It Make Sense for Your DED Practice? Intense Pulse Light (IPL) is used in various applications in skin care, for instance, in hair removal and to yield collagen remodeling to eliminate fine lines and wrinkles. More recently, evidence has emerged suggesting that IPL may also be beneficial for treatment of dry eye […]
Hint: It all starts with passion. When I am talking about dry eye with colleagues, I often get two main questions: ‘why should I care about dry eye’ and ‘how do I get started?’ The first of those questions may be the easier one to answer: Because there is unmet need in the population of […]
Find Dry Eye by Looking For It … But Should You Ever Stop Looking For It? There is an adage that is tossed around at eye care meetings these days that if you want to find dry eye in your clinic population, just look for it. By all accounts, this is a true statement. If […]