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Raising the Bar in Dry Eye Care : Interview with Rebecca Petris, Founder of The Dry Eye Company

By On 2 December 2016

TFOS recently spoke with Rebecca Petris, founder and CEO of The Dry Eye Company, about how we can raise the bar in dry eye care. She shared her personal history and how… Read More



By On 30 June 2016

The 8th International Conference on the Tear Film & Ocular Surface: Basic Science and Clinical Relevance will occur from September 7-10, 2016, at the Corum in Montpellier, France. This Conference is sponsored… Read More


CONGRATS! TFOS Conference Travel Award Winners Announced

By On 28 June 2016

On behalf of the Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society (TFOS), congratulations to the following for winning one of the TFOS Travel Awards for the upcoming 8th International Conference on the Tear… Read More


EyeFocus Idea Hack

By On 28 June 2016

Are you an entrepreneur, innovator, clinician, academic, patient or student interested in healthcare innovation? Our partners at EyeFocus Accelerator ( are organising their next Idea Hack, focusing on developing new ideas in… Read More


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


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


A New Viewpoint: An Eye-Focused Accelerator

By On 28 April 2015

There are an estimated 280 million visually impaired worldwide, with 39 million completely blind. Considering that 80% of eye disease could be prevented or cured, innovation is needed to disrupt and improve… Read More


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


TFOS i2 = initiating innovation

By On 25 March 2015

Thank you to all those who participated in the start of the TFOS i2 = initiating innovation series. This all-day meeting, which was held in London on Saturday, March 21, focused on… Read More


Congratulations to the TFOS Vision Contest Winners!

By On 17 February 2015

Thank you to everyone who submitted ideas for the TFOS Vision Contest! We received “Visions” from around the world, from Brazil to India. Many ideas were technology or science related, but some… Read More