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The Dry Eye Content You Missed at Eyes On 2022

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Missed Eyes On 2022? This largest virtual event of the year for ECPs featured some incredible sessions from leaders in the field of dry eye. Access on-demand recordings now.

On December 3 - 5, 2022, eyecare practitioners from all over the world joined us for Eyes On 2022, a three-day cross-disciplinary eyecare meeting focused on emerging clinical trends, technologies, and treatments in eyecare, and how ECPs can effectively utilize these in-clinic to deliver optimal patient care. Designed for an audience of ophthalmologists and optometrists, the meeting covered new diagnostic standards, treatment options, pharmaceutical agents, and other emerging developments along with co-management strategies.
In preparation for our upcoming dry eye event, Eyes On Dry Eye 2022, we've collected the best sessions from Eyes On 2022 on dry eye disease and management! Keep scrolling to watch our amazing speakers lecture on topics ranging from IPL to platelet rich plasma, and don't forget to register for EODE 2022!
Please note that while some of these courses were given as live CE, they cannot be watched on demand for credit. These videos are provided for review only.

The Dry Eye Treatment Cocktail: Patient Cases, Conversations, and Customizations

Kambiz Silani, OD

In this lecture, Kambiz Silani, OD, discusses how he treats dry eye with his dry eye treatment "cocktail"—a combination of a standard dry eye questionnaire, slit lamp evaluation, and more. He also explores various patient cases and walks through each treatment method.

Treating Advanced Dry Eye Disease with Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Mahnia Madan, OD, FAAO

Due to their similarity to the pH level of natural tears and several healing growth factors, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) eye drops could be the future of dry eye treatment. Mahnia Madan, OD, FAAO, discusses the composition of PRP, how it works to treat dry eye, and explores interesting patient cases.

The Multifactorial Approach to Dry Eye Disease

Hardeep K. Kataria, OD, FAAO

In this lecture, Hardeep K. Kataria, OD, FAAO, discusses her multifactorial approach to treating dry eye disease. She reviews the pathophysiology of dry eye to identify the multiple risk factors and entry points into the "vicious cycle" of dry eye, along with the dynamic therapeutic strategy and how to implement it in your practice.

Updates and Best Practices: Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Therapy for Dry Eye

Sathi Maiti, OD

Intense pulsed light (IPL) therapy has been historically used in dermatology but is now a great treatment option for dry eye. Here, Sathi Maiti, OD, reviews the background of IPL, what makes a patient a good candidate for IPL, patient case studies, and more.
Sathi Maiti, OD
About Sathi Maiti, OD

Sathi Maiti, OD is an ocular surface disease fellow at the Periman Eye Institute and primary care optometrist in Seattle, WA. She is a sub-investigator of a number of clinical trials related to dry eye and ocular surface disease. She graduated from the UC Berkeley School of Optometry in 2014 where she studied endothelial cell traits as a NEI research trainee and taught undergraduates human anatomy as a graduate student instructor. She is passionate about issues regarding social justice and is a member of the Optometric Physicians of Washington’s Diversity, Inclusion, and Access taskforce. She volunteers her optometric skills extensively through local organizations like Public Health Reserve Corp, Uplift Northwest, Seattle/King County Clinic, and VOSH-NW. She particularly values education and mentorship, and mentors local high school students interested in eye care through Project InSight. In her free time, she loves to play with her pup Kali, draw, crochet, and embroider, and share her love for all things eyeball-related on her optometry instagram account, follow her at @dr.maitiseyeballsandstuff!

Sathi Maiti, OD
Mahnia Madan, OD, FAAO
About Mahnia Madan, OD, FAAO

Dr. Mahnia Madan is a graduate of Pacific University College of Optometry and did a residency in ocular disease and surgical co-management at the Eye Center of Texas in Houston. Dr. Madan is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and has lectured on the management of ocular diseases including dry eyes and glaucoma. She practices in Vancouver, BC where she splits her time between an ophthalmology and an optometry practice. Her practice focuses on the use of innovative treatments for advanced dry eye disease such as Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Intense Pulse Light (IPL). She and her team developed the technique to make PRP eye drops in her Vancouver clinic. She also currently serves as President for the BC Doctors of Optometry in BC.

Mahnia Madan, OD, FAAO
Kambiz Silani, OD
About Kambiz Silani, OD

Dr Kambiz (Kam) Silani is the chief clinical director of Beverly Hills Optometry. In 2013, he proudly started their Advanced Dry Eye Center in Beverly Hills, CA. As a second generation eye care specialist, his high tech practice focuses on utilizing and adopting office-based devices to properly diagnose and treatment patients for various ocular conditions, most notably ocular surface disease. In the optometric community, Dr Silani's modern approach toward the treatment of MGD, dry eye disease, ocular rosacea and blepharitis has made him an influencer, thought leader, consultant, and speaker for a number of tech and eye care companies (including Johnson & Johnson Vision, Alcon, Lumenis, SightSciences, Oculus, PatientPop and others). In fact, he was even featured on the network TV show, The Doctors, and has been invited as a guest for numerous publications, podcasts and media outlets.

Kambiz Silani, OD
Hardeep Kataria, OD, FAAO
About Hardeep Kataria, OD, FAAO

Dr. Hardeep Kataria is originally from the United Kingdom. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Florida and is a 2012 graduate from the New England College of Optometry. After completing her residency in Primary Care and Ocular Disease, she relocated to the sunny west coast of Los Angeles, California. She practices in a medical office primarily managing dry eye disease and medical glaucoma. She is passionate about using advanced diagnostic techniques to treat dry eye disease and glaucoma, and enjoys the challenge of complex cases. Outside of optometry, Dr Kataria enjoys weightlifting and enjoying the coastal weather of Southern California.

Hardeep Kataria, OD, FAAO
Eyes On Eyecare Editorial Team
About Eyes On Eyecare Editorial Team

Led by Editor-in-Chief Eleanor Gold, PhD, Eyes On Eyecare is a digital publication that provides clinical and career education to the young generation of optometrists and ophthalmologists. We work with eyecare professionals to create compelling, educational content available for free to all those in the eyecare industry. To learn more about our team, values, and other projects, visit our About page.

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