Clinical model puts dry eye first

In the final instalment of Insight’s five-part dry eye series, optometrist Ms Marilyn Stern reveals how low overheads and no refraction equipment set Perth’s first dedicated dry eye clinic apart. So too does its patient demographic, with several teens counted among them. Read more

Optimel secures its niche

In Part 4 of Insight’s dry eye series, Melcare Biomedical CEO Anthony Moloney reveals how his company’s Australian-made product has proven to significantly reduce the severity of dry eye symptoms when compared with a conventional ocular lubricant – and hints there may be further therapies on the horizon. Read more

Dry Eye Directory grabs global attention

In Part 2 of Insight’s dry eye series, independent optometrist Mr Leigh Plowman discusses how Google rankings of a dry eye directory introduced last year have been building worldwide, connecting patients to practices who have invested in treating dry eye. Read more

New approaches targeting dry eye subtypes

In Part 1 of Insight’s dry eye series, Dr Laura Downie explains how an explosion in global investment in dry eye research and development is paving the way for a range of new therapies, particularly those more specifically aimed at dry eye subtypes. Read more

Sterilid eyecare solutions

SteriLid is a science-based solution for daily lid hygiene which is important for those with blepharitis and dry eye, as well as those preparing for eye surgery.

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VitA-POS

VitA-POS (retinol palmitate 138 μg/g, 5g) is a smooth, preservative and phosphate-free eye ointment containing Vitamin A for night-time relief of dry eye.

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