Reimagining Dry Eye: A Free, Four-Part Webinar Series

Join the Cornea Society for Reimagining Dry Eye, an exploration into the pathophysiology and novel research driving the latest, transformative treatment paradigms. Come to one webinar or all each will feature intriguing discussions guided by our four unique panels and attendees’ questions.

About the Webinars


Attend this program for pearls you can use every day.

Each Reimagining Dry Eye webinar will be a deep-dive, detailed discussion of the pathophysiology and treatment paradigms for dry eye disease (DED). Attendees will learn about new treatment paradigms, consider shifting treatment paths in their own practices, and help build consensus among ophthalmologists who diagnose DED daily in this new definition of DED. This consensus-building will in turn assist in further research, improved diagnosis and improved patient care throughout the world.



Each webinar will consider the research presented in the open-access paper, “Defining Dry Eye from a Clinical Perspective,” from the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. The paper was written by an international team from Japan, the United States, China, France, Korea, Germany and Italy.

Webinar attendees are highly encouraged to read the paper before the webinar to formulate their own reactions and questions.

The presenters in each session will bring relevant cases and offer their key takeaways and discussions of dry eye disease treatment. Since each panel features different participants, each of the webinars will be unique. Attend all four to expose yourself to a broader range of conversational foci and diverse perspectives.

Can’t attend them all? No problem — The webinars are complementary to, but do not build on, one another.



The Reimagining Dry Eye webinar series is free and open to all, regardless of Cornea Society membership status. It’ll provide immense value to anyone who sees dry eye in their clinics, including comprehensive ophthalmologists, cornea subspecialists, young ophthalmologists and optometrists, whether U.S.- or internationally-based.



Each webinar is eligible for one AMA PRA Category 1credit, for a total of four credits if you attend all four webinars. Webinar content will be recorded and available to view for CME credit through July 15.


Panelists & Timing

All webinars are scheduled 5:30–6:30 p.m. PT / 8:30–9:30 p.m. ET / 1:30-2:30 a.m. GMT.


  • Featured Speaker: Reza Dana, MD, MSc, MPH, Massachusetts Eye and Ear
  • Moderator: Deepinder K. Dhaliwal, MD, L.Ac, University of Pittsburgh
  • Panelist: Sonal S. Tuli, MD, Med, University of Florida
  • Panelist: Lisa M. Nijm, MD, JD, University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Warrenville Eye Care and LASIK Center



  • Featured Speaker: Kazuo Tsubota, MD, PhD, Keio University
  • Moderator: Bennie H. Jeng, MD, University of Maryland
  • Panelist: Esen K. Akpek, MD, Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • Panelist: Matilda F. Chan, MD, PhD, University of California, San Francisco



  • Featured Speaker: Stephen C. Pflugfelder, MD, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Moderator: Elmer Y. Tu, MD, Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • Panelist: M. Soledad Cortina, MD, Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • Panelist: Deborah S. Jacobs, MD, MS, Massachusetts Eye and Ear



  • Featured Speaker: Sarah Hamm-Alvarez, PhD, USC Keck School of Medicine
  • Moderator: Kathryn A. Colby, MD, PhD, NYU Langone Health
  • Panelist: Anat Galor, MD, MSPH, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
  • Panelist: Annie Nguyen, MD, USC Keck School of Medicine


Register Now

Registering for one webinar registers you for all. You’ll receive reminder emails and links to the webinars before each one. Each session will be presented on Zoom.


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This continuing medical education activity is supported through an educational grant from Oyster Point Pharma, Inc.