TFOS DEWS II Tear Film Report.

@article{Willcox2017TFOSDI,
  title={TFOS DEWS II Tear Film Report.},
  author={Mark D. P. Willcox and Pablo Arg{\"u}eso and Georgi As Georgiev and Juha Holopainen and Gordon W. Laurie and Tom J Millar and Eric B Papas and Jannick P. Rolland and Tannin A. Schmidt and Ulrike Stahl and Tatiana Suarez and Lakshman N. Subbaraman and Om{\"u}r {\"O} Uçakhan and Lyndon W. Jones},
  journal={The ocular surface},
  year={2017},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={
          366-403
        }
}
The members of the Tear Film Subcommittee reviewed the role of the tear film in dry eye disease (DED). The Subcommittee reviewed biophysical and biochemical aspects of tears and how these change in DED. Clinically, DED is characterized by loss of tear volume, more rapid breakup of the tear film and increased evaporation of tears from the ocular surface. The tear film is composed of many substances including lipids, proteins, mucins and electrolytes. All of these contribute to the integrity of… CONTINUE READING
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