aoc-1214_coverA dry eye disease (DED) epidemic is upon us. You can choose to recognize this and actively seek out patients to treat or you can miss an opportunity for practice growth by ignoring it. If you look, you will find that the majority of your patients have some stage and type of dry eye disease. Ocular surface disease (OSD) is a complicated process involving adequate quantity and quality of tears to maintain a healthy ocular surface. There have been many advances over the years in defining this disease, in the diagnostic tests available, and in treatment options to help our patients who experience what are often life-altering symptoms. There is still much to learn, but maybe we do not have to reinvent the wheel…

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