The Ocular Surface
Title: The Ocular Surface
Author: Michael Duffin, MD
Keywords/Main Subjects: Dry eye disease; Tear film; Tear film osmolarity; Meibomian gland dysfunction; Blepharitis; Meibomian duct probing; Topical azithromycin; Topical cyclosporine
Diagnosis: Dry Eye Disease
Brief Description: This is an extensive review of dye eye disease, public health factors, etiology, pharmacology, and management are discussed. The physiology and anatomy of the tear film and important ocular surface structures are discussed. The appropriate tests for dry eye and their use are highlighted. A clinical approach to dry eye disease is presented.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds