This module is designed to support pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and other healthcare professionals to understand the various important aspects of dry eye care and its management. It builds son part one of our series which can be accessed here if you missed it.
Before completing this CPD activity consider your current knowledge in relation to dry eye syndrome.
In the first module (Understanding Dry Eye: an introduction) we described how dry eye drops evolved from basic dry eye drops that are still available and, for a number of various non-clinical reasons, are the most widely prescribed by the NHS. Part 2 will explore how our knowledge, understanding and ability to develop superior products that undoubtedly benefit the patient more has moved on.
- Understand how ocular surface agents work.
- Learn about the mechanism of dry eye.
- Find out about the ingredients in eye drops for dry eye that keep microbes at bay.
Andrew D Price FBDO(HONS)CL, COA(USA) is managing director of the ADP Consultancy and developer of the eye drop database A clinician seeing patients in contact lens and ocular surface clinics, he conducts clinical trials, is an educator and author. He is a member of the ABDO National Clinical Committee, and a consultant to Thea Pharmaceuticals.
The content has been reproduced with permission from both Andrew and also the publication Dispensing Optics.