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    • Application of a new grading scale for tear ferning in non-dry eye and dry eye subjects 

      Masmali, Ali M.; AL-Qhtani, Sultan; Al-Gasham, Talha M.; El-Hiti, Gamal A.; Purslow, Christine; Murphy, Paul J. (Elsevier, 2014-09-14)
      Purpose: To apply the Masmali tear ferning (TF) grading scale on non-dry eye (NDE) and dry eye (DE) subjects to test the validity of the grading scale in practice, and to describe the grading scale range for NDE and DE. ...
    • Development of a new grading scale for tear ferning 

      Masmali, Ali M.; Murphy, Paul J.; Purslow, Christine (Elsevier, 2013-10-25)
      Purpose: This paper reports on the development of a new tear ferning (TF) subjective grading scale, and compares it with the Rolando scale. Method: TF patterns obtained from tear film samples collected from normal and dry ...
    • Repeatability and Diurnal Variation of Tear Ferning Test 

      Masmali, Ali M.; Al-Bahlal, Jarallah M.; El-Hiti, Gamal A.; Akhtar, Saeed; Purslow, Christine; Murphy, Paul J.; Almubrad, Turki (Wolters Kluwer, 2015-09-01)
      Objectives: To investigate tear ferning (TF) test repeatability between sessions by observing changes in the tear fern pattern during the day. Methods: Twenty-three healthy young adults (15 men and 8 women), ranging in age ...
    • The tear ferning test: a simple clinical technique to evaluate the ocular tear film 

      Masmali, Ali M.; Purslow, Christine; Murphy, Paul J. (Wiley, 2014-08-20)
      A healthy tear film is very important for many major functions of the ocular surface. Dry eye disease is a significant clinical problem that needs to be solved but the poor correlation between clinical signs and reported ...


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