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 Tear Film and Treatment of Dry Eye Disease
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by William D. Mathers MD

Dr. William D. Mathers is a Professor of Ophthalmology at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon

Faculty Disclosure
Dr. William Mathers is a former consultant for Bio-Logic Aqua Technologies Biomedical Research, developer and producer of Nature's Tears EyeMist.

Goals and Objectives
Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
  1. Describe the structure and function of the tear film.
  2. List at least four causes of dry eye.
  3. State how artificial tears and anti-inflammatory agents treat dry eye, and the problems associated with their use.
  4. Describe how a water mist can be used to alleviate dry eye discomfort.

Target Audience
This program is appropriate for pharmacists.

Course Category This activity has been designated as Knowledge-Based
Technologies Used

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ACPE Accreditation
RxSchool is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This home study web activity has been assigned a maximum of 1.5 credit hours (0.15 CEU) and the ACPE UAN: 372-000-05-009-H04.

Expiration Date: 08/27/2008

Release Date: 08/27/2005

To receive educational credit, participants must pass the online assessment with a score of 70% or better. If you do not receive a minimum score of 70% or better, you are permitted to retake the test. After passing the assessment, you can view, print and track your statements of credit online. There is no fee to participate in this activity.

The material presented here does not reflect the views of Pharmacy Choice, Inc., RxSchool, or the companies providing educational content. These materials may discuss uses and dosages for therapeutic products, processes, procedures and inferred diagnoses that have not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. A qualified health care professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product discussed. All readers and continuing education participants should verify all information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this continuing education activity.

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