Using synthesized onion lachrymatory factor to measure age-related decreases in reflex-tear secretion and ocular-surface sensation

@article{Higashihara2009UsingSO,
  title={Using synthesized onion lachrymatory factor to measure age-related decreases in reflex-tear secretion and ocular-surface sensation},
  author={Hisayo Higashihara and Norihiko Yokoi and Morihiro Aoyagi and Nobuaki Tsuge and Shinsuke Imai and Shigeru Kinoshita},
  journal={Japanese Journal of Ophthalmology},
  year={2009},
  volume={54},
  pages={215-220}
}
PurposeTo use synthesized onion lachrymatory factor (SOLF) to investigate age-related changes in reflex-tear secretion and ocular-surface sensation. [] Key Result After the SOLF stimulus, corneal sensitivity was examined by Cochet-Bonnet esthesiometry (CB), and reflex-tear secretion was examined by the Schirmer I-test (ST).ResultsTLI was significantly shorter in group A than in the other groups (P < 0.0001), and the groups B and D also differed significantly from each other (P = 0.0013).
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