Dry Eye Disease: Underdiagnosed but Increasingly Common

Dry Eye Disease: Underdiagnosed but Increasingly Common

Recent research indicates that up to 21% of Canadians may be suffering from Dry Eye disease, and if you spend a lot of time in front of a screen, you may experience some irritating symptoms.

Stinging, burning, or itching – if left alone, dry eye symptoms can worsen. And negatively impact your quality of life.

In this program, we’re talking with Dr. Seterah Ziai, Co-Founder of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society to find out more about the causes and treatment options for this growing disease.

Dr. Seterah Ziai

Dr. Seterah Ziai
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Ottawa Eye Institute
Board Member, Canadian Ophthalmological Society
Co-Founder and Past President of Canadian Women in Medicine

Helene Tremblay

Hélène Tremblay
Dry Eye Patient

Woman Rubbing her eyes

This program was supported by a leading Canadian Research-Based Pharmaceutical Company.

To learn more, please speak with your eyecare professional with any concerns regarding symptoms of dry eye disease or visit eyelove.ca