Win Money from TFOS!

By On 18 May 2016

WIN MONEY: APPLY NOW FOR TFOS CONFERENCE TRAVEL AWARDS! The purpose of this TFOS Travel Award Program is to provide partial travel support to 15 young investigators, who demonstrate significant achievements in… Read More


The Art of the Eye

By On 11 May 2016

Come see “Eye Contact”, a special art exhibit at the TFOS Conference in Montpellier! http://www.tfos2016.org/artexhibition-cfinley.php New York and Rome based artist C. Finley is known for her elaborate geometric paintings, skillful use… Read More


Congratulations to the TFOS ARVO Travel Award Winners!

By On 26 April 2016

TFOS congratulates the following individuals for winning the TFOS Travel Awards for ARVO 2016: Wei-Sheng Chen (Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston) – Pathological lymphangiogenesis is regulated by galectin-8-dependent crosstalk among VEGF-C,… Read More


All Eyes on Dry Eye

By On 13 April 2016

Directly following ARVO 2016, TFOS will be gathering the DEWS II team in Seattle. All 13 subcommittees will come together in one space for the first time to share their updates and… Read More



By On 5 March 2016

TFOS seeks applicants for the annual TFOS Travel Awards for ARVO 2016. These awards will provide partial travel support for four postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, or young investigators (40 years or younger),… Read More


An Eye on Innovation: Calling all Startups!

By On 4 March 2016

During the 8th International Conference on the Tear Film & Ocular Surface: Basic Science and Clinical Relevance, September 7-10, 2016, in Montpellier, France, TFOS is planning a special innovation night where startups… Read More

Dry Eye Disease

Long-term Use of Autologous Serum 50% Eye Drops for the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease

By On 2 February 2016

As we continue through a rough winter and cold temperatures in most of the US, we must remember how our dry eye disease (DED) patients must be struggling. With their heaters tucked… Read More


Season’s Greetings

By On 15 December 2015

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See Art thru Blind Eyes

By On 5 November 2015

When was the last time you stepped into a museum? Did you look at the paintings? Did you really see the art? Imagine if you were born into a world without color,… Read More

Dry Eye Disease

Take Your Eyes Off That Text!

By On 4 November 2015

Ever wanted to shoot off a quick text, or check an incoming text while driving? I have, and I am not alone. The results could be deadly. Open your eyes and don’t… Read More