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TFOS 2020 Conference

TFOS 2020 Conference Cancellation

By On 4 June 2020

As this coronavirus pandemic persists, the TFOS Board of Directors has decided to cancel the TFOS 2020 Conference in Cernobbio, Italy (September 9 – 12, 2020). This decision was very difficult, but… Read More


Note to the TFOS Community RE: COVID-19

By On 19 March 2020

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to assure the TFOS community that the health, safety and well-being of our TFOS 2020 Conference participants remain our highest priority. We are… Read More

TFOS 2020 Conference

TFOS 2020 Conference Registration Open!

By On 10 December 2019

  “You may have the universe if I may have Italy.” – Giuseppe Verdi, Italian composer. Back once again by popular demand… The 9th International TFOS Conference on the Tear Film &… Read More

Dry Eye Disease

TFOS Ambassador Meeting Update: September

By On 4 September 2019

TFOS is hosting a special one-day meeting on Saturday, September 21st, in Rome, Italy. The European TFOS Ambassadors will present what they consider the unmet needs for the management (e.g. diagnosis &… Read More

Dry Eye Disease

Patient-Focused Summary of TFOS DEWS II Report Announced for Dry Eye Awareness Month 2019

By On 24 July 2019

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 24, 2019 Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society Amy Gallant Sullivan @Eyeppl (Boston, MA) Today, in recognition of Dry Eye Awareness Month, TFOS announced the… Read More

Dry Eye Disease

TFOS Milestone

By On 18 April 2019

The impact of the TFOS DEWS II report, which was published in mid-2017, has been truly amazing. As shown below, ten of the most cited articles published in The Ocular Surface since… Read More


TFOS Award Winners @ ARVO 2018!

By On 30 April 2018

Congratulations to the following individuals for winning the TFOS Travel Awards for ARVO 2018: Yang Liu (Schepens Eye Research Institute, Boston, USA) – Is hypoxia beneficial for the meibomian gland? (Abstract #4954)… Read More


TFOS Travel Awards @ ARVO

By On 8 March 2018

TFOS seeks applicants for the annual TFOS Travel Awards for ARVO 2018. These awards will provide partial travel support for up to four postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, or young investigators (40 years… Read More


TFOS Ambassadors Announced

By On 4 January 2018

TFOS has created a very ambitious, global TFOS Ambassador Program. Our goal is to promote TFOS initiatives and membership throughout the world. Towards that end, we have sought to recruit dynamic and… Read More

Dry Eye Disease

Download the TFOS DEWS II APP!

By On 21 November 2017

Available for free on both Apple & Android! The dry eye reference at your fingertips! TFOS DEWS II is available on your phone & tablet, for free! Access the landmark Report that… Read More