Issue 62

Digital Devices and Dry Eye: A Growing Issue

This issue addresses something that is becoming more common for us all: how our increasing use of digital devices may impact ocular comfort, and whether it can lead to dry eye disease. Professor James Wolffsohn explores this question in his editorial, examining the evidence currently available to help understand the link between screen use and a diagnosis of dry eye. Bridgitte Shen Lee summarises a recent publication she was involved in that reviews the relationship between screen use and dry eye, providing tips for use in practice. Finally, both the conference highlight by Ngozi Chidi-Egboka and the Clinical Insight from Leslie O’Dell, illustrate how digital device use demonstrably impacts the ocular signs and symptoms for children too, resulting in both signs and symptoms of dry eye.