Artificial tears are often the first line of defense for dry eye. Because they are so ubiquitous in eyecare, ophthalmologists and optometrists must regularly evaluate what’s new to the artificial tears market and what tear-use practices are most effective for patients.
Although some patients already use artificial tears, they may decide to visit their eye doctor because the drops don’t seem to be enough. They may think they need to try a different kind of tear or treatment. Some may realize the value of getting to the root cause of their dry eye.
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