Category Archives: Dry Eye

Dry Eye Infographic Dry Eye is one of the most prevalent eye conditions in the world, affecting millions of people, with billions of dollars spent on treatment every year. We’ve been seeing a lot of infographics circulating around the web, so we thought we’d try our hand at creating our own about Dry Eye. Enjoy! [...]

Jumping Through Hoops to Prescribe Restasis   We’re having a problem here in Rhode Island prescribing Restasis, especially for patients who have Blue Cross. Until about six months ago we had no problems prescribing Restasis for patients with inflammatory dry eye. Then Blue Cross introduced a new prescription benefit plan that allowed only generic medications, [...]

Evaluation of the Tearing Patient Evan H. Black, MD, FACS Last month we discussed the relationship between tearing and dry eye. Based on some questions and comments, I thought it would be a good idea to take things back a step and talk about the general evaluation of the tearing patient. Complaints of tearing problems [...]