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A trend or a new reality: Interview with Dr. Etty Bitton

By On 17 March 2017

Trends often dictate what is offered in the marketplace. We live in a consumer-driven society and as niche markets develop in scale and penetration, new offerings are introduced, constantly stimulating a market… Read More

DEWS II

Dry Eye Disease is A disease, not THE disease: Interview with Dr. Scott Schachter

By On 3 March 2017

“Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden.” Phædrus The mind is a powerful wonder, complimented by… Read More

DEWS II

Dr. Bridgitte Shen Lee : Education and Leveraging Social Media

By On 11 February 2017

Education systems around the world have been deeply influenced by the need for speed, or what George Ritzer has termed “McDonaldization”, a process that attempts to reduce learning to a commodity that… Read More

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Eye Health and Technology: Dr. Whitney Hauser

By On 13 January 2017

Some things naturally fit together such as Ginger and Fred, champagne and Paris, or DNA and coding. Other things may not have an obvious fit but once brought together are symbiotic and… Read More

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Looking at the Full Picture: Dr. Jennifer Rayner

By On 16 December 2016

The sign of an intelligent people is their ability to control their emotions by the application of reason. Marya Mannes But the sign of an intelligent people is also their ability to… Read More

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TFOS Travel Awards @ ARVO 2015

By On 25 March 2015

TFOS seeks applicants for the annual TFOS Travel Awards for ARVO 2015. These awards will provide partial travel support for four postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, or young investigators (40 years or younger),… Read More

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DEWS II: ALL EYES ON DRY EYE

By On 29 January 2015

The TFOS Board of Directors congratulate Amy Gallant Sullivan for raising the funds necessary to launch the sequel to the original TFOS Dry Eye WorkShop (DEWS). This was an extraordinary effort. The… Read More

DEWS II

Eyeing Startups in France: A View From Opia Technologies…

By On 28 January 2015

France does not traditionally have a reputation of a startup culture. The word ‘entrepreneur’ is French, but the definition seems more fitted for California’s Silicon Valley or Boston’s Innovation District… Well, times… Read More

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Eye Opener: Long luscious lashes?

By On 17 November 2014

We’re so over all of the Halloween fake-contact-lens warnings… But just because we’ve put the phantom back in the closet for another year does not mean that we will forget about painting… Read More

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October Updates!

By On 30 October 2014

DEWS II: THE TFOS DRY EYE WORKSHOP UPDATE! TFOS has received more than 300 nominations for participants in the DEWS II. Thank you! Once we have raised enough funds to support this… Read More