Diagnosis of dry eye.

  title={Diagnosis of dry eye.},
  author={A. J. Bron},
  journal={Survey of ophthalmology},
  volume={45 Suppl 2},
  • A. J. Bron
  • Published 2001 in Survey of ophthalmology
Dry eve disease is characterized by symptoms, ocular surface damage, reduced tear film stability, and tear hyperosmolarity. There are also inflammatory components. These features can be identified by various kinds of diagnostic tests (symptom questionnaires, ocular surface staining, tear break-up time, and osmometry), although there may not be a direct correlation between the number or severity of symptoms and the degree of ocular surface damage or tear deficiency. Once the diagnosis of dry eye… CONTINUE READING

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