The Lowdown on Demodex
Demodex is one of the most common, but often overlooked, causes of ocular surface inflammation.
This article will look at the nature and prevalence of demodex, it's association with blepharitis, meibomian gland dysfunction and symptoms of dry eye. The best diagnostic practice, when to consider treatment and when to inform patients is also discussed.
In addition, the evidence base for safe treatment will be covered and the article will give an overview of the plethora of new treatments coming to the market. In particular it will help practitioners differentiate products with a therapeutic benefit from those which are less effective.
CPD Points: 1
Visionstryt credits: 1
Expiry Date: 31/12/2021
Dispensing Essentials CET Article
This CET article was written to accompany a peer review session.
Kids R Fun! Paediatric eyecare for the busy optometrist
This presentation will discuss the role of the optometrist in providing eye care for children, including appropriate clinical tests and diagnosis of common paediatric ocular conditions.