Managing dry eye and blepharitis

Discover the link between dry eye and blepharitis and learn how to help customers effectively manage these conditions.

10 minute module


Dry eye is a common chronic condition that is estimated to affect up to 33% of the worldwide adult population.1 The prevalence of the condition increases with age and approximately 1 in 3 people aged over 65 are affected.2 There is a link between dry eye and blepharitis (which affects the eyelids), as the glands in the eyelid play a role in effective tear formation, and many people with blepharitis also develop dry eye symptoms.


  • Recognise and understand the link between dry eye and blepharitis
  • Identify when to refer customers
  • Help customers manage their dry eye and blepharitis

References are available at the end of the module.
Date: April 2022

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