Tag Archives: Corneal Surface

Well, hail to Dr. Paul Koch for his kind comments from Carribean Eye.  Just to reiterate my new implementation of Fluramene in my diagnostic armamentarium for ocular surface disease has been a real time-saver.  At the recent Winter Advanced Refractive Symposium in Park City, Utah, ocular surface disease management was a big topic especially in [...]

It is widely accepted that an abnormal, hyperosmolar tear film cannot successfully support the ocular surface ultimately leading to a loss of mucin-producing goblet cells and an increase in conjunctival and corneal surface desquamation. In general, the cell-to-cell junctions of the corneal epithelium are more resistant to the adverse effects of a dysfunional tear film [...]