[Tear film analysis and its relation with palpebral fissure height and exophthalmos in Graves' ophthalmopathy].

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PURPOSE To evaluate tear film quality by rose bengal staining and its stability by breakup time, relating with palpebral fissure height and exophthalmos in patients with Graves' ophthalmopathy. METHODS We studied 54 eyes of 27 patients with Graves' ophthalmopathy, either in the inflammatory or in the chronic phase of the disease. The evaluation consisted… (More)

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@article{Brasil2005TearFA, title={[Tear film analysis and its relation with palpebral fissure height and exophthalmos in Graves' ophthalmopathy].}, author={Maria Vitoria Oliveira Moura Brasil and Oswaldo Ferreira Moura Brasil and Rodrigo Perez Vieira and M{\'a}rio Vaisman and Oct{\'a}vio Moura Brasil do Amaral Filho}, journal={Arquivos brasileiros de oftalmologia}, year={2005}, volume={68 5}, pages={615-8} }