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Thorough exam and an open mind needed to identify dry eye masqueraders

18 days ago   |   By Healio

KOLOA, Hawaii - Specialists must be thorough in their examinations of patients with dry eye symptoms in order to catch dry eye masqueraders, according to a presenter here.
“There is a laundry list of dry eye masqueraders,” Richard S. Davidson, MD, said at Hawaiian Eye 2023.
For example, conjunctivochalasis is often an overlooked cause of foreign body sensation.
“It's really important to take a look at these patients and really look at their conjunctiva,” he said.
Eyelid laxity, subepithelial corneal infiltrates, convergence insufficiency and presbyopia are other
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