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TFOS DEWS II Definition and Classification Report.
The goals of the TFOS DEWS II Definition and Classification Subcommittee were to create an evidence-based definition and a contemporary classification system for dry eye disease (DED). The newExpand
TFOS DEWS II Epidemiology Report.
The subcommittee reviewed the prevalence, incidence, risk factors, natural history, morbidity and questionnaires reported in epidemiological studies of dry eye disease (DED). A meta-analysis ofExpand
The incidence of contact lens-related microbial keratitis in Australia.
OBJECTIVE To establish the absolute risk of contact lens (CL)-related microbial keratitis, the incidence of vision loss and risk factors for disease. DESIGN A prospective, 12-month,Expand
Microbial keratitis predisposing factors and morbidity.
PURPOSE To examine predisposing factors, treatment costs, and visual outcome of microbial keratitis in an ophthalmic casualty and inpatient population. DESIGN Retrospective medical records review.Expand
Risk Factors and Causative Organisms in Microbial Keratitis
Purpose: To establish the risk factors, causative organisms, levels of antibiotic resistance, patient demographics, clinical presentations, and clinical outcomes of microbial keratitis at a tertiaryExpand
TFOS DEWS II pain and sensation report.
Pain associated with mechanical, chemical, and thermal heat stimulation of the ocular surface is mediated by trigeminal ganglion neurons, while cold thermoreceptors detect wetness and reflexlyExpand
Differences in clinical parameters and tear film of tolerant and intolerant contact lens wearers.
PURPOSE To determine whether intolerance to contact lens wear is attributable to clinical or protein characteristics of the tear film. METHODS Thirty-eight subjects participated; 20 were successfulExpand
TFOS DEWS II Report Executive Summary.
This article presents an Executive Summary of the conclusions and recommendations of the 10-chapter TFOS DEWS II report. The entire TFOS DEWS II report was published in the July 2017 issue of TheExpand
Risk factors for microbial keratitis with contemporary contact lenses: a case-control study.
OBJECTIVE To assess the relative risks (RR) of microbial keratitis (MK) for contemporary contact lens (CL) types and wearing schedules. DESIGN A 2-year prospective case-control study begun inExpand
Contact lenses and other risk factors in microbial keratitis
Microbial keratitis is a potentially binding disease that is rare in normal eyes unless associated with contact lens (CL) wear. To assess the risks of CL use, and other major causes, for keratitis, aExpand