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A Lifestyle Epidemic: Ocular Surface Disease

By On 2 December 2020

The TFOS Board of Directors is pleased to announce the next TFOS Workshop, entitled “A Lifestyle Epidemic: Ocular Surface Disease.” This TFOS Workshop will focus on what we do to ourselves, as… Read More


Innovation – Interview with Yann Quentric, President of Iris Pharma

By On 17 February 2017

It would be hard to dispute that working from an office situated minutes from the ocean and ensconced by a forest in a mountain town may stimulate you emotionally, but does it… 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


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

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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

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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

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TFOS CLDW Report & Translations online!

By On 24 May 2014

TFOS CLDW Report & Translations online! June 17, 2014 – Contact lens discomfort is a problem experienced by as many as 50% of all contact lens wearers!… Read More

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TFOS Conference Program & Updates

By On 10 January 2013

DETAILS!! TFOS CONFERENCE: TAORMINA, SICILY 2013 The 7th International TFOS Conference on the Tear Film & Ocular Surface: Basic Science and Clinical Relevance, will occur from 18-21 September 2013, in Taormina, Sicily.… Read More

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TFOS Workshop on Contact Lens Discomfort (CLD)

By On 24 September 2012

The TFOS CLD Workshop is well underway. Subcommittees have been, and will be, meeting at the following times and locations: “Neurobiology of discomfort and pain” at the InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel… Read More