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EpiCast Report: Dry Eye Syndrome - Epidemiology Forecast To 2022

Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 4

1.1 List of Tables 6

1.2 List of Figures 6

2 Introduction 7

2.1 Catalyst 7

2.2 Upcoming Reports 7

3 Epidemiology 8

3.1 Risk Factors and Comorbidities 8

3.1.1 Risk of dry eye syndrome increases 35% each decade after age 40 9

3.1.2 Women are twice as likely to have dry eye syndrome as men 9

3.1.3 Use of certain medications may increase the risk of developing dry eye syndrome 10

3.1.4 Diets rich in omega-3 fatty acid may prevent dry eye syndrome 11

3.1.5 Certain environmental conditions can double the risk of dry eye syndrome 11

3.2 Global Trends 12

3.2.1 US 12

3.2.2 5EU 12

3.2.3 Asia 13

3.3 Forecast Methodology 14

3.3.1 Sources used 14

3.3.2 Forecast Assumptions and Methods 17

3.3.3 Sources Not Used 19

3.4 Epidemiology Forecast (2012–2022) 19

3.4.1 Prevalent Cases of Dry Eye Syndrome 19

3.4.2 Age-Specific Prevalent Cases 21

3.4.3 Sex-Specific Prevalent Cases 22

3.4.4 Age-Standardized Prevalence of Dry Eye Syndrome 24

3.4.5 Prevalent Cases of Dry Eye Syndrome by Severity 25

3.5 Discussion 27

3.5.1 Conclusions on Epidemiology Trends 27

3.5.2 Limitations of Analysis 29

3.5.3 Strengths of Analysis 29

4 Appendix 30

4.1 Bibliography 30

4.2 About the Authors 33

4.2.1 Epidemiologists 33

4.2.2 Reviewers 34

4.2.3 Global Director of Epidemiology and Clinical Trials Analysis 35

4.2.4 Global Head of Healthcare 36

4.3 About GlobalData 36

4.4 About EpiCast 37

4.5 Contact Us 37

4.6 Disclaimer 37

List of Tables

Table 1: Risk Factors and Comorbidities for Dry Eye Syndrome 8

Table 2: Sources of Epidemiology Data Used for the Forecast 14

Table 3: 9MM, Prevalent Cases of Dry Eye Syndrome, Ages ?45 Years, Men and Women, N (Millions), 2012–2022 20

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