Allergies, environmental factors, contact lenses or eye cosmetics often due to inflammation of the eyes, which require a visit to an eye doctor. Thus, a nerve-wracking time, which hardly improved their inflammation but rather worsen begins but for some patients. Dr. Mark J Berger has firm opinions on the matter. Many patients get a diagnosis towards dry eyes “or eyelid inflammation” and corresponding information about only after several doctor appointments. Before that passes often much time with no or unclear statements and dubious treatment options. The patient happy to make, is sometimes handled in direction of conjunctivitis.
Doctors should understand, that the correct diagnosis and correct treatment long term savings for the entire health care system and very important for the continued success of the treatment is the early detections. Of course, there are many ophthalmologists who strive for the best possible treatment of dry eyes. The treatment, it is not easy no one there universal solutions and on the other hand because the treatment much time and patience. Here, a dedicated usage on the part of the doctor as also of the patient is required. The patients are usually willing to afford this operation if they know that they will be assisted and the dry eyes represent a serious impairment of daily life. Some eye doctors, the impression is that dry eyes are not bad, what causes that many patients of the treatment are disappointed and feel themselves by the doctor not taken seriously. As a result, patients feel misunderstood. The patient should clearly ask that its concerns will be taken seriously and he expected the doctor treatment suggestions.
If the diagnosis is established once the treatment follows. Here it’s good communication between doctor and patient, so that the doctor makes it clear that dry eyes may require a lengthy treatment. Since it with dry eyes”more targeted measures, but yes is no right treatment are, who should initiate the doctor, it helps the patient little if they are sent home with the recommendation to get eye drops, in the pharmacy. This is frustrating for patients and he doesn’t know what he should do to get his complaints in the handle. A good doctor takes the time to explain the next steps to the patients and to explain how the treatment goes on. Eyelid hygiene is an important issue here, and there are certainly a number of patients who do not know how to correctly perform eyelid hygiene and when there is first noticeable successes.