Learn about mask-associated dry eye

September 16, 2020
Gretchyn M. Bailey, NCLC, FAAO, Editor in Chief, Content Channel Director

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Karen Walsh, BSc(Hons) PGDip MCOptom FIACLE

What to do about mask-induced dry eye

Yes, patients’ eyes are feeling more dry while wearing masks during the pandemic. Karen Walsh, BSc(Hons) PGDip MCOptom FIACLE, professional education team leader and clinical scientist at Centre for Ocular Research and Education (CORE) at the University of Waterloo explains mask-associated dry eye (MADE) is happening and how to prevent it. Check out https://core.uwaterloo.ca/covid-19/ for a patient-friendly infographic on MADE and other resources.

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