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eye care

Contact lens

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

eye

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

eye

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

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

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Win Money from TFOS!

By On 18 May 2016

WIN MONEY: APPLY NOW FOR TFOS CONFERENCE TRAVEL AWARDS! The purpose of this TFOS Travel Award Program is to provide partial travel support to 15 young investigators, who demonstrate significant achievements in… Read More

art

The Art of the Eye

By On 11 May 2016

Come see “Eye Contact”, a special art exhibit at the TFOS Conference in Montpellier! http://www.tfos2016.org/artexhibition-cfinley.php New York and Rome based artist C. Finley is known for her elaborate geometric paintings, skillful use… Read More

DEWS II

All Eyes on Dry Eye

By On 13 April 2016

Directly following ARVO 2016, TFOS will be gathering the DEWS II team in Seattle. All 13 subcommittees will come together in one space for the first time to share their updates and… Read More