Anterior / Ocular Surface Disease; General Eye Care / Patient Consulting

Challenges With Dry Eye

Mark Kontos, MD, invites Preeya Gupta, MD, and Brandon Ayres, MD, to talk about challenges associated with dry eye disease and how new products and technology allow surgeons to take better care of these patients. Drs. Gupta and Ayres explain the tools they use to screen for the disease prior to treatment and how to manage cataract surgery patients who present with dry eye symptoms. They also discuss the recent FDA approval of lifitegrast and how this drug fits within their treatment approach.