Research in dry eye: Report of the research subcommittee of the international Dry Eye WorkShop (2007)

Ilene K. Gipson, Pablo Argüeso, Roger Beuerman, Stefano Bonini, Igor Butovich, Reza Dana, Darlene Dartt, Dan Gamache, Bryan Ham, Marcia Jumblatt, Donald Korb, Friederich Kruse, Yoko Ogawa, Friedrich Paulsen, Michael Stern, Deborah F. Sweeney, John Tiffany, John Ubels, Mark Willcox

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Abstract

Members of the DEWS Research Subcommittee reviewed research into the basic mechanisms underlying dry eye disease. Evidence was evaluated concerning the tear film, lacrimal gland and accessory lacrimal glands, ocular surface epithelia (including cornea and conjunctiva), meibomian glands, lacrimal duct system and the immune system. Consideration was given to both animal and human research data. Results are presented as a series of information matrices. Identifying what is known and providing supporting references. An attempt Is made to identify areas for further investigation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)179-193
Number of pages15
JournalOcular Surface
Volume5
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2007

Keywords

  • DEWS
  • Dry Eye WorkShop
  • Dry eye
  • Mechanisms of dry eye
  • Pathology of dry eye

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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    Gipson, I. K., Argüeso, P., Beuerman, R., Bonini, S., Butovich, I., Dana, R., Dartt, D., Gamache, D., Ham, B., Jumblatt, M., Korb, D., Kruse, F., Ogawa, Y., Paulsen, F., Stern, M., Sweeney, D. F., Tiffany, J., Ubels, J., & Willcox, M. (2007). Research in dry eye: Report of the research subcommittee of the international Dry Eye WorkShop (2007). Ocular Surface, 5(2), 179-193.