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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

dry eye

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

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

beauty

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

Contact lens

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

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

Dry Eye Disease

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

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