Journal of Eye Diseases and Disorders

Journal of Eye Diseases and Disorders
Open Access

ISSN: 2684-1622

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Jeanette AS

Jeanette AS

Tanzania

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  • Research Article
    Dry Eye Treatments and Preference Survey
    Author(s): William CS, Henry H, Jeanette AS and Lindsay ANWilliam CS, Henry H, Jeanette AS and Lindsay AN

    Purpose: To survey ophthalmologists regarding their current therapy preferences and desires for future treatment to help guide providers in choosing treatments and pharmaceutical startups in developing future therapies. Methods: A prospective survey developed internally and sent twice to ophthalmologists. Results: There were 76 responses. Approximately 30% of respondents stated they examined a few cases of DED patients a day and 20% noted DED was a majority of their practice. Almost all physicians recommended tear replacement drops (95%) for their patients while 80% prescribed cyclosporine. Importantly, 40% started prescribing lifitegrast and the same percent prescribe tetracycline. When asked what new mechanisms of action physicians preferred, about 70% indicated improved tear film stability, while 50% desired greater l.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2684-1622.18.3.118

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