When beauty doesn’t blink: Cosmetic Dry Eye

Laura Periman, MD

Part I

Part II

As Seen From Here

Josh Young, MD: Read/Listen to Original Publication 

Two Part Series: “ASFH Beauty is in the Eye of the Cosmetic Wearer


Our online research showed 88.76% (150/169) of consumers do not talk to their eye-care providers about their cosmetics’ use. 70.42% (119/169) do not look at ingredients when deciding what products to purchase. With so many hidden chemicals capable of harming our patients’ ocular surface, we need to start the conversation with them. Start educating patients that their delicate eyelids and ocular surface need thoughtful and special care. What is ‘good’ for the skin may be detrimental to the delicate ocular surface.