I love to focus on the fundamentals of ocular disease
For many OD’s and their families, children, and patients, it’s back to school time. It is a unique time to get back to mainstream daily activities and re-focus on the fundamentals of life. As an optometrist, I love to focus on the fundamentals of ocular disease, especially dry eye disease.
Many times I have counseled my patients on what I consider to be “ground zero” in treating dry eyes. I ask questions like, “Are you drinking plenty of filtered water every day? Do you eat lots of processed foods or more whole foods? How much sugar is in your diet?”
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