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DRY EYE REDEFINED: Conclusions & Recommendations of TFOS DEWS II Announced

By On 25 May 2017

BALTIMORE, MD, May 07, 2017- The Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society (TFOS) presented the conclusions and recommendations of the TFOS Dry Eye Workshop II (DEWS II™) during a special session of… Read More

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TFOS DEWS II SIG @ ARVO

By On 4 May 2017

The first official presentation of TFOS DEWS II will occur at the 2017 ARVO Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland. Conclusions and recommendations from the TFOS Dry Eye Workshop II – SIG Session… Read More

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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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Dry Eye Disease is A disease, not THE disease: Interview with Dr. Scott Schachter

By On 3 March 2017

“Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden.” Phædrus The mind is a powerful wonder, complimented by… 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 & 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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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