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TFOS DEWS II Impact: The Ocular Surface Impact Factor

By On 14 July 2019

Just in time for Dry Eye Awareness Month. . . The Journal Impact Factors for 2018 have just been released. These Impact Factors are based upon citations in 2018 to journal articles published… Read More

Dry Eye Disease

TFOS Ambassador Meeting

By On 5 June 2019

TFOS is hosting a special one-day meeting on Saturday, September 21st, in Rome, Italy. The European TFOS Ambassadors will present what they consider the unmet needs for the management (e.g. diagnosis &… Read More

Dry Eye Disease

TFOS Milestone

By On 18 April 2019

The impact of the TFOS DEWS II report, which was published in mid-2017, has been truly amazing. As shown below, ten of the most cited articles published in The Ocular Surface since… Read More

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TFOS 2020: Save the Date!

By On 1 November 2018

Mark your calendars for the next International TFOS Conference: September 9-12, 2020, Cernobbio, Italy More details soon. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Amy Gallant Sullivan:… Read More

Dry Eye Disease


By On 1 November 2018

Please share your preferred DED diagnostic and therapeutic practices! We are looking for champions in all countries to promote the survey with clinicians who treat dry eye disease. By participating in our… Read More

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By On 1 November 2018

Thanks to Esen Akpek and her colleagues on the Cornea and External Disease Panel for including aspects of the TFOS DEWS II report in the recently published American Academy of Ophthalmology Dry… Read More


TFOS Award Winners @ ARVO 2018!

By On 30 April 2018

Congratulations to the following individuals for winning the TFOS Travel Awards for ARVO 2018: Yang Liu (Schepens Eye Research Institute, Boston, USA) – Is hypoxia beneficial for the meibomian gland? (Abstract #4954)… Read More

Dry Eye Disease

Detection of Early Markers for Sjögren Syndrome in Dry Eye Patients

By On 3 April 2018

Estimates are approximately 4 million Americans suffer from Sjögren’s Syndrome (SS) or about 1 in 10 of your dry eye patients. The hallmark symptoms are dry eye and dry mouth but Sjögren’s… Read More


TFOS Travel Awards @ ARVO

By On 8 March 2018

TFOS seeks applicants for the annual TFOS Travel Awards for ARVO 2018. These awards will provide partial travel support for up to four postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, or young investigators (40 years… Read More


TFOS Ambassadors Announced

By On 4 January 2018

TFOS has created a very ambitious, global TFOS Ambassador Program. Our goal is to promote TFOS initiatives and membership throughout the world. Towards that end, we have sought to recruit dynamic and… Read More