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

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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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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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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

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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 DEWS II is nearing completion!

By On 23 November 2016

The TFOS DEWS II is nearing completion! The Harmonization Committee, which is composed of Jennifer Craig, Lyndon Jones, Daniel Nelson, Fiona Stapleton, David Sullivan, Mark Willcox and James Wolffsohn, will meet in… Read More

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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

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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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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

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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