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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

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Integrative Health: Interview with Dr. Laura Periman

By On 24 February 2017

While a spoonful of sugar might help the medicine go down, certain foods or supplements do not serve as a cure-all. Despite his most endearing and tenacious efforts, Adina did not fall… Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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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Giving Back to the Community: Dr. John Ubels

By On 9 December 2016

Over the past decade, scientists have explored the impact of positive-to-negative interaction ratios in our work and personal life. This ratio can be used to predict everything from workplace performance to divorce. Some research… Read More

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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

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TFOS CONFERENCE: REGISTER NOW

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

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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