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This study used several metrics to evaluate ocular surface changes after cataract surgery. Apparently the only thing measured in this study that did not return to baseline within the study period was goblet cell density, which could explain a lot about why some people get significant dry eye symptoms after cataract surgery.
Changes in the tear film and ocular surface after cataract surgery.
To evaluate changes in corneal sensitivity, tear film function,