Today, ophthalmologists are well aware that dry eye is a serious issue; it has ramifications not just for patient quality of life, but also for the success of ocular surgery. Nevertheless, it can be challenging to treat effectively, in part because so many different factors can cause its symptoms, and conservative management with over-the-counter tears doesn’t address root causes. In order to have any hope of addressing those, the ophthalmologist has to start by correctly diagnosing the underlying reason for the problem. Read More