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Schirmer tear test procedure

Known as: schirmer tearing test, Schirmer test, schirmer's test 
 
National Institutes of Health

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2014
2014
PURPOSE Previous studies have shown that ovariectomy (OVX) induces lacrimal gland regression and that androgens are implicated… Expand
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2014
2014
  • E. Bitton, W. Wittich
  • Contact lens & anterior eye : the journal of the…
  • 2014
  • Corpus ID: 34299862
INTRODUCTION The Schirmer test (ST) evaluates the volume of tears in potential dry eye candidates via a strip placed in the lower… Expand
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2014
2014
Purpose:  To compare the impact of dry eye syndrome (DES) on vision‐related quality of life (VR‐QoL) between outpatients and… Expand
2011
2011
  • S. Vashisht, S. Singh
  • International journal of applied & basic medical…
  • 2011
  • Corpus ID: 27189588
Background: Dry eye is the most common ocular morbidity found in elderly patients. There is no gold standard/standard test for… Expand
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
PURPOSE. To study screening methods and associated factors of Meibomian gland disease and dry eye subtypes in a specialized eye… Expand
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2010
2010
Objective: To assess the results of 1-minute and 5-minute Schirmer test (ST) when eyes are open (STo) and closed (STc) in normal… Expand
2007
2007
Purpose: To compare the repeatability of the Schirmer test (ST) administered with the eyes open (STo) with the repeatability of… Expand
1995
1995
Abstract Chinese subjects living in Hong Kong (HK-Chinese) were recruited in order to investigate the effect of soft contact lens… Expand
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
  • P. Cho, M. Yap
  • Optometry and vision science : official…
  • 1993
  • Corpus ID: 23134015
In most parts of the world, the Schirmer test (ST) is still the main test used by optometrists for the assessment of tear… Expand
1990
1990
Human tear fluid was collected with blunted glass capillaries before and after performing the Schirmer test (ST). The test caused… Expand