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Evaluation of Tear Osmolarity in Non-Sjögren and Sjögren Syndrome Dry Eye Patients With the TearLab System.
To evaluate tear osmolarity with the recently introduced TearLab system (TearLab Corporation, San Diego, CA) in patients with non-Sjögren syndrome dry eye (NSSDE) and Sjögren syndrome dry eye (SSDE), and in healthy subjects, and to compare the results with those from classical dry eye tests.
Thirty-nine eyes of 21 patients with
Clinical Utility of Objective Tests for Dry Eye Disease: Variability Over Time and Implications for Clinical Trials and Disease Management.
To evaluate the efficacy of commonly used biomarkers in dry eye disease management in a longitudinal observational case series study followed by an interventional study in a subset of subjects treated with cyclosporine A (0.05%).
Bilateral tear osmolarity, Schirmer, tear film breakup time (TBUT),
This is the sort of thing that makes me wish I'd ever learned something about statistics. I don't know how to translate this. To someone as ignorant as me it could be anything from validating the usefulness of the tool to politely saying it's just a marketing gimmick stupid. Somebody with a mathematical bone in their body care to comment on what 33 means here?
Reproducibility and repeatability of the OcuSense TearLab™ osmometer.
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