TRADITIONAL TESTS


The Norwegian Dry Eye Clinic uses a panel of traditional tests to diagnose generic dry eye disease, aqueous-deficient dry eye and MGD-related evaporative dry eye. The panel consists of measurement of the blink rate and calculation of the blink interval and ocular protection index, tear meniscus height, corneal sensibility with Cochet-Bonnet esthesiometer, tear film break-up time, grading of corneal and conjunctival fluorescein staining, Schirmer test I and II, meibum quality and meibum expressibility.


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The picture shows inflammation signs on the surface of the cornea which can cause both pain and impaired vision. In such cases, prescription of anti-inflammatory eye drops necessary to heal the ocular surface.


WHAT IS DRY EYE?


Dry eye disease is one of the most common problems treated by eye physicians and optometricians.


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