Disruption of the tear film by the application of small drops of saline and surfactant.

  • P. Cho, B. Brown
  • Published 1998 in
    Contact lens & anterior eye : the journal of the…


The effects of disrupting the tear film by placing 5 or 10 microl drops of saline and mild surfactant solution (SS) directly onto the tear films of 10 subjects were observed and are described here. Disruption of the tear film was only transient, with restoration of the film occurring within about two to three blinks for saline drops, and four to six blinks… (More)


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