Introduction.- Definition and classification of dry eye.- Epidemiology of dry eye.- How to choose the right artificial tear.- Practical office based screening and diagnostics.- Medical management of dry eye.- Procedural / surgical management of dry eye.- Case studies.- Future directions and research.
Colin C.K. Chan is an Associate Professor at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, Faculty of Science, University of New South Wales, Australia and a practicing corneal and refractive surgeon at the Vision Eye Institute at Chatswood and Bondi Junction. Dr. Chan is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists and holds a number of further positions, including as Director of the Dry Eye Clinic at Bondi Junction and Chatswood; Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Central Clinical School (Medicine), University of Sydney; and Director, Refractive Surgery Degree, Unit 1, Save Sight Institute and University of Sydney. He is a member of the External Eye Disease Advisory Boards at Alcon Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and Bausch and Lomb Ltd. Dr. Chan is a reviewer for numerous renowned journals and is the author of more than 25 research papers in peer-reviewed journals as well as several book chapters. He has been principal or co-investigator on various clinical trials, including one investigating eye drop formulations in subjects with dry eye disease.