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Rebecca Petris
Tuesday Tip for ECPs: CPAP and dry eye

Tuesday Tip for ECPs: CPAP and dry eye

Did you get the memo about CPAP and dry eye? CPAP masks often leak and cause eye irritation by blowing air over or into the eyes. Many CPAP providers and sleep centers are surprisingly ill equipped to help their patients who suffer from CPAP-related eye irritation, including failing to refer them to an eye doctor. On the other hand, many eyecare professionals are also unaware of their patients' CPAP use. In the Dry Eye Shop's 15 years of existence I've constantly come across a number of problems stemming from this, including: Many people who are not receiving any ongoing eye care may suffer from eye issues for...

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