DED Magnified: A Real-World Case Library - Case 2

Activity Description and Purpose

With a large treatment armamentarium available for dry eye disease (DED), it can be challenging to select the right treatment(s) for the right patient. In this second case of the DED Magnified: A Real-World Case Library series, Dr. Marc R. Bloomenstein identifies the tale-tell signs and symptoms of a case of evaporative DED and the optimization of treatment for the patient.

Target Audience

This educational activity is intended for ophthalmologists and optometrists.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, participants will be better able to:

  • Review causative factors of dry eye disease
  • Design evidence-based treatment plans for persons with dry eye disease
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.25 COPE
  • 0.25 Participation
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Marc R. Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO
Director of Optometric Services
Schwartz Laser Eye Center
Scottsdale, Arizona

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Marc R. Bloomenstein, OD, is an advisory board member of AbbVie Inc, Alcon, Astellas Pharma Inc, Bausch & Lomb Incorporated, Bruder Healthcare, Harrow, Inc, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, OCuSOFT Inc, Oyster Point Pharma, Inc, Reichert, Inc, Sight Sciences, STAAR Surgical, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc, Syndexis, Tarsus Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Thea Pharma Inc, and Topcon Medical Systems, Inc; and is on the speakers bureau for AbbVie Inc, Bausch & Lomb Incorporated, Dompé US, Inc, Oyster Point Pharma, Inc, Sight Sciences, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc, and Tarsus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Peer Reviewer

This activity was peer reviewed. The peer reviewer has no relevant financial relationships.

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Accreditation Statement

 MedEdicus LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

MedEdicus LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

COPE approved for 0.25 CE credit for optometrists.
COPE Course ID: 91851-TD (Asynchronous)
COPE Course Category: Treatment/Management of Ocular Disease


This activity, COPE Activity Number 128638, is accredited by COPE for continuing education for optometrists.

Disclosure of Commercial Support

MedEdicus has received commercial support from Bausch & Lomb Incorporated for this activity in the form of an unrestricted educational grant.

The content of this ACCME-/COPE-accredited CME/CE activity was planned and prepared independently by MedEdicus without input from members of an ineligible company.

Off-Label Discussion

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Available Credit

  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.25 COPE
  • 0.25 Participation
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