Please Note: this exam has now closed. You can take this exam for practice, and the correct answers will be highlighted in gold once you have completed all of the questions. You can also download the answers by clicking on "View Answers" below.
Investigation and Management of Dry Eyes: Anterior Eye and Oculoplastics Part 4
Dates: 27/07/2012 to 07/09/2012
Pass Mark: 60%
The International Dry Eye Workshop (DEWS) defines dry eyes as "a multifactorial disease of the tears and ocular surface that results in symptoms of discomfort, visual disturbance, and tear film instability with potential damage to the ocular surface. It is accompanied by increased osmolarity of the tear film and inflammation of the ocular surface". Dry eyes can have a profound effect on a patient's comfort, vision and quality of life. Accurate diagnosis and classification of its severity is, therefore, important in developing an effective treatment plan, and this article discusses the optimal optometric approach.
You must be logged in to take an exam or view your Grade Book. Log in here.