The Dry Eye Zone

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Survey: Ophthalmologists apparently agree...

...that we need more and better treatments for dry eye, according to a study sponsored by Aton Pharma (the Lacriserts company).

Dry Eye Survey: Ophthalmologists Cite Treatment Limitations/Gaps in Treatment of Moderate to Severe Dry Eye

Nearly all of the ophthalmologists surveyed (94%) believe more treatment
options are needed for moderate to severe dry eye. While 80% feel current
therapies are effective for mild dry eye, only 33% feel they are effective for
moderate dry eye and 67% feel they are only somewhat effective or not very
effective. Only 5% feel current therapies are effective for severe dry eye,
while 56% feel they are somewhat effective and 38%, not very or not at all