Effectiveness of dry eye therapy under conditions of environmental stress

Alan Tomlinson, Louise Madden, Peter A. Simmons

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Dry eye is often characterized by increased tear evaporation due to poor tear film quality, especially of the lipid component of the tear film. Using an environmental chamber to induce environmental stress, this study compared the effect of three lubricant eye drops on various aspects of tear physiology in a crossover design (evaporation was the principal outcome measure).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)229-236
Number of pages8
JournalCurrent Eye Research
Issue number2
Early online date7 Jan 2013
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2013


  • vision sciences
  • dry eye treatment
  • tear film


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