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Dry Eye Syndrome (cont.)

Follow-up

If you have mild DES, you may only need annual follow-up examinations with your ophthalmologist.

If you have more serious DES, more frequent follow-up appointments are required, based on the severity of your disease.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/29/2014

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