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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

artificial tears

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

DEWS II

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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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

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

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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