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The tear ferning test: a simple clinical technique to evaluate the ocular tear film
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 ...
Development of a new grading scale for tear ferning
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 ...
The TFOS International Workshop on Contact Lens Discomfort: Executive Summary
(Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2013-10-18)
Contact lens discomfort (CLD) is a frequently experienced problem, with most estimates suggesting that up to half of contact lens wearers experience this problem with some frequency or magnitude. This condition impacts ...