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How TFOS brought dry eye to the forefront of optometry


Nowadays, you are unlikely to read a journal or go to a meeting without hearing the importance of dry eye disease in our practices and for our surgical patients. This was not always the case.

I want to introduce you to the Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society (TFOS) and the brains behind it: David Sullivan, PhD, and his family— Rose, Ben, and Amy—who dedicate their lives to help us better understand dry eye disease.

01/08/2016, Optometry Times

About Tfos

TFOS is a world leader in eye health education. The purpose of this Society is to advance the research, literacy, and educational aspects of the scientific field of the tear film and ocular surface, Organize and coordinate international conferences, meetings, workshops ...

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Think Blink Campaign

Did you know that blinking can be helpful for your vision? Dry Eye Awareness gets a much needed boost with the launch of a social global campaign dubbed Think Blink.

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