publication . Article . 2009

Etiology, prevalence, and treatment of dry eye disease

Johnny L Gayton;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jul 2009 Journal: Clinical Ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.), volume 3, pages 405-412 (issn: 1177-5467, eissn: 1177-5483, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Dove Medical Press
Abstract
Johnny L GaytonEyesight Associates, Warner Robins, GA, USAPurpose: This review article examines the prevalence, etiology, and current therapies of dry eye disease, with special focus on postmenopausal women.Method: A systematic literature search utilizing MEDLINE was conducted to identify peer-reviewed articles related to dry eye published prior to September 2008. The terms “dry eye” and “women” were searched in combination with one or more of the following words or phrases: prevalence, postmenopausal, etiology, risk factors, therapy, medications, surgery, tear film, and quality of life. Articles were selected based on the...
Subjects
free text keywords: prevalence, RE1-994, Clinical Ophthalmology, postmenopausal women, Ophthalmology, Original Research, dry eye disease, etiology
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publication . Article . 2009

Etiology, prevalence, and treatment of dry eye disease

Johnny L Gayton;