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beauty

TFOS Interview: Leslie O’Dell & the Cosmetic Industry

By On 3 February 2017

We see them marching into Starbucks and ordering green tea – with lemon on the side – for lunch. We see them shopping on a Tuesday afternoon, laden with bags overflowing with… Read More

beauty

Generating Awareness of Dry Eye: Dr. Christopher Starr

By On 27 January 2017

It is the perfect coupling – a celebrity and a charming doctor – and the result is sexy. Damn sexy, in fact. But more importantly, it is effective in generating awareness for… Read More

contact lenses

Dry Eye Disease and Psychology: Interview with Dr. Leejee H. Suh

By On 20 January 2017

When I was a child, I had an imaginary friend. My imaginary friend was, in fact, a child warrior with wings who embarked on adventures around the globe. Whilst my fallacious friend… Read More

Contact lens

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

DEWS II

Dry Eye & Glaring Ocular Needs: Dr. Noopur Gupta, India

By On 23 December 2016

Women in developing countries are often confronted by socio-cultural factors that not only limit their economic and social freedoms, but also their accessibility to appropriate health care services. In fact, a myriad… Read More

artificial tears

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

Diagnoses

Electronic Gadget Use and Dry Eye in Children

By On 25 November 2016

In this day and age of extremely conscientious and even helicopter parenting, it is shocking that many parents allow children to use telephones, tablets, and computers; often, without imposing time restrictions. According… Read More

education

Invisible Diseases

By On 18 November 2016

If you have a broken arm or leg, people are inclined to offer their help. If you are elderly and frail, people tend to offer their help. If you are blind, people… Read More

education

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 (www.eyefocus.co) are organising their next Idea Hack, focusing on developing new ideas in… Read More

ARVO

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