We are fortunate to have numerous interventions designed to address the ocular symptoms and local inflammatory component of chronic dry eye disease (DED), but treatment options for the neurological control of tear production have been lacking. Tear production is an autonomic function that relies primarily on the parasympathetic nervous system, and employing efforts that support proper functioning of the parasympathetic nervous system is a new approach to DED that can result in an increase in the patient’s normal tears. Below we discuss two new treatments for neurological DED that could offer patients much-needed relief.  Read The Full Article