Dry Eye and Ocular Surface Disorders by Stephen Pflugfelder (Editor), Roger Bauerman (Editor),

By Stephen Pflugfelder (Editor), Roger Bauerman (Editor), Michael E. Stern (Editor)

As well as speaking present tools for prognosis and assessing the array of traditional and newfound healing strategies for dry eye and ocular floor problems, this edifying reference deals medical history on general ocular floor and tear movie functioning; descriptions of the mechanisms keen on irritation; and a assessment of the unified idea of dry eye etiology.

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6. These reflexes, which include reflex lacrimation, a cardiovascular reflex, the blink reflex, and Bell’s phenomenon, are all nonsuppressible and function to protect the eye from potential danger. Thus, the excess lacrimation often associated with dry eye is a reflex in response to the discomfort and pain elicited by conditions on the ocular surface. Corneal hyperesthesia has been observed in dry eye patients, as well as an inverse correlation between sensory threshold and the degree of corneal punctate epitheliopathy.

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