On March 4-6, eyecare practitioners from all over the world gathered online for Eyes On Dry Eye 2022, a three-day educational event all about dry eye disease diagnosis, treatment, and management.

Of course, with so much fantastic education happening at once, we knew that people had to choose between multiple sessions. So we're releasing much of the excellent content from Eyes On Dry Eye for you to watch at your leisure—whether it's for the first time or to review important lessons!

Keep scrolling to see selected lectures from our amazing speakers on topics ranging from the role of dry eye treatment in glaucoma management to how to get started building your very own dream dry eye center, and don't forget to check out our list of future events!

Please note that these videos are provided for review only.

Innovations in Dry Eye Disease

Lisa M. Nijm, M.D., J.D.
Derek Cunningham, O.D., FAAO
Damon Dierker, OD, FAAO
Ahmad Fahmy, OD, FAAO, Dipl. ABO

In this session, a dry eye expert panel made up of Lisa M. Nijm, M.D., J.D., Derek Cunningham, O.D., FAAO, Damon Dierker, OD, FAAO, and Ahmad Fahmy, OD, FAAO, Dipl. ABO, discuss innovations in dry eye treatment through patient cases they've encountered in the exam chair.

Pardon the Obstruction: MGD Treatment Trends

Elizabeth Yeu, MD
Doug Devries, OD
Walter O. Whitley, OD, MBA, FAAO

This "edutaining" session will be a speedy roundtable based on "Pardon the Interruption" and will cover MGD, lid interventions, new technologies and treatments, heat vs cold, first-line therapies, and more

The Patient Journey: Why Technicians are Critical to Success

Selina R. McGee, OD, FAAO
Shelbee Thompson

In this co-hosted conversation between OD and tech, we'll explore the crucial role of optometric technicians in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of dry eye. From moving beyond the questionnaire to moving through ancillary testing, the technician really is an Eye Health Hero in the dry eye practice!

How to Build Your Very Own Dream Dry Eye Center

Carly Rose, OD, FAAO

Where to start when building your dream Dry Eye Center: technology, scope of practice, and the growth of Aesthetics and Dry Eye!

How to Implement a DED Protocol in a Surgical Practice

Blake K. Williamson, MD, MPH, MS
Joshua Davidson, OD, FAAO, FSLS

A conversation about the failures and successes that led to the creation of a dry eye protocol in a surgical center, with tips on implementing a protocol, how to generate internal and external patient referrals, and what to know about the MD's perspective

How to Improve Surgical Outcomes in DED Patients

Melissa Bollinger, OD
Mitchell A Jackson, MD

This case-based presentation will cover the common questions when it comes to improving surgical outcomes with dry eye care, keeping doctor and patient goals aligned, and when and how to optimize the tear film prior to cataract surgery

How to Accelerate Growth of In-office DED Procedures

Mina A. Farahani, MD, MS
Tom Chester, OD, FAAO

A conversation about identifying pain points and offering practical solutions to patients, including patient scripts, overcoming roadblocks, and dealing with disappointment

How to Implement a DED Protocol in a Primary Care Practice

Mark E. Schaeffer, OD

This presentation will cover the roadmap of implementing dry eye protocol in a primary care practice, including time management, vision vs medical insurance, patient flow, and more, plus patient cases!

Ask Us Anything - DED Experts Answer Your Burning Questions

Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS
Leslie E. O'Dell, OD FAAO

Two experts in dry eye answer the most common questions in dry eye diagnostics and treatments

The Dry Eye Cheat Sheet

Crystal Brimer, OD, FAAO

Want a list of quick and dirty rules to live by in treating dry eye? Log on to see Dr. Brimer's cheat sheets. Learn what to include in your dry eye evaluation, when to bring the patient back, and which treatments to prescribe for the best outcomes.

Dry Eye on a Dime

Laura M Periman, MD
Sathi Maiti, OD

In this session, Sathi Maiti, OD, and Laura Periman, MD, discuss simple and easy-to-implement lifestyle practices that dry eye patients can use to supplement the treatment they receive from their eye doctor.

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About Ahmad Fahmy, OD, FAAO, Dipl. ABO

Dr. Ahmad Fahmy is the Director of Optometric Services at Minnesota Eye Consultants. He received his professional training and the Doctor of Optometry degree in 2001 from the Illinois College of Optometry, and completed residency training in the perioperative care …

About Damon Dierker, OD, FAAO

Dr. Dierker is Director of Optometric Services at Eye Surgeons of Indiana, an adjunct faculty member at the Indiana University School of Optometry, and Immediate Past President of the Indiana Optometric Association. Dr. Dierker is the Co-Founder and Program Chair …

About Lisa M. Nijm, MD, JD

Dr. Lisa Nijm is a board-certified, corneal, cataract, and refractive surgeon at Warrenville EyeCare & LASIK, a licensed attorney, and an assistant clinical professor of ophthalmology at the UIC Eye and Ear Infirmary. She serves on the board of directors …

About Derek Cunningham, OD, FAAO

Dr. Cunningham’s advanced research covers a vast spectrum of eyecare and neuroscience including; dry eye treatments, glaucoma medications and surgeries, retinal disease, cataract and lasik surgeries, cosmetic treatments and products, vision enhancement, and sports vision. His innovative research has been …

About Selina McGee, OD, FAAO

Dr. McGee is the visionary founder of Precision Vision of Edmond, a boutique-style eyecare practice that specializes in dry eye disease, specialty contact lenses, and aesthetics. She is also the co-founder of Precision Vision of Midwest City, an MD-OD practice …

About Shelbee Thompson, CPO

Shelbee started her career in Optometry in 2019 and is a certified Paraoptometric Technician. Shelbee helps provide the patient care and testing, as well as assist the Doctors to keep the flow of clinic in order. She enjoys helping fit …

About Carly Rose, OD, FAAO

Dr. Carly Rose was born and raised in the Greater Cincinnati area. She received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Northern Kentucky University.  Following graduation, she decided to experience city living and moved to Chicago in optometry school. When …

About Blake K. Williamson, MD, MPH, MS

Dr. Blake K. Williamson, MD, MPH, MS is a third-generation eye doctor who continues the legacy of his family, which has been taking care of the great people of Louisiana for nearly 70 years. Within a few short years of …

About Joshua Davidson, OD, FAAO, FSLS

Dr. Joshua Davidson grew up in Bay City Michigan where, from the age of 11, he had his eyes set on Optometry. Dr. Davidson graduated from All Saints Catholic Central and attended The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor as …

About Melissa Bollinger, OD

Dr. Bollinger has practiced for 28 years and has spent the majority of her career working alongside anterior segment surgeons. As a result, she has managed the pre-and post-operative care of thousands of cataract, cornea, and refractive surgery patients. She …

About Mitchell A. Jackson, MD

Mitchell A. Jackson, M.D., is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in cataract and refractive surgery. He received his medical degree from Chicago Medical School, completed his internship at Columbus Hospital and his Ophthalmology residency at University of Chicago Hospitals. Currently, Dr. …

About Mina A. Farahani, MD, MS

Dr. Farahani specializes in the diagnosis and management of disorders of the cornea and external and ocular surface disease. Dr. Farahani completed her fellowship training in cornea and refractive care at the University of California, Irvine. She earned her medical …

About Tom Chester, OD, FAAO

Over the past few years, Dr. Chester has dedicated much of his time to leadership and the community, ophthalmic research and continuing education among his peers.
In his spare time, Dr. Chester enjoys soccer, gardening and spending time with his …

About Mark Schaeffer, OD

Dr. Mark Schaeffer serves as Clinical Field Manager at MyEyeDr in Birmingham, Alabama where he practices full-scope optometry. In addition to his clinical work, he is affiliated with several pharmaceutical companies in consulting for ocular disease and contact lenses. Dr. …

About Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS

Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS, is the founder and CEO of Matossian Eye Associates, an integrated ophthalmology and optometry private practice with locations in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Dr. Matossian is a specialist in the treatment and management of dry …

About Leslie O'Dell, OD, FAAO

Dr. O’Dell focuses on the management of ocular disease including glaucoma, dry eye, and diabetic eye disease as the Clinical Director of Medical Optometry America in York, PA. Dr. O’Dell graduated from Salus University (PCO) in 2003 and completed a …

About Crystal Brimer, OD, FAAO

Dr. Brimer is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill and Southern College of Optometry, a Fellow of the AAO, and a primary clinical investigator. She owns a specialty dry eye clinic in Wilmington, NC, dedicated to treating dry eye differently. Dr. …

About Laura Periman, MD

Laura Periman, MD is a board-certified ophthalmologist, fellowship-trained cornea and refractive surgeon and Ocular Surface Disease Expert. Dr Periman completed her Ophthalmology Residency as well as Cornea/Refractive Fellowship at the University of Washington in Seattle. She has nine peer reviewed …

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 …

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