Issue 40

New Dry Eye Technology

Dry eye disease is a complex and challenging condition. Let us walk you through some of the newer technology and methods that have been developed to help diagnose and manage this condition. In this edition of Contact Lens Update, Sruthi Srinivasan shares some examples of new technology designed to facilitate diagnosis and management of dry eye; William Ngo summarizes an article describing the use of an intranasal device to stimulate tear production; Clara Llorens-Quintana assesses the sensitivity of a new method of differentiating between normal and dry eye subjects using high speed videokeratoscopy. For guidance on following the DEWS II report’s recommendations for managing and treating dry eye, check out a series of instructional videos from the Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society!