September 18-21, 2013, Taormina, Sicily.
This Conference was designed to:
Assess the current knowledge and 'state of the art' research on the structure and function of tear film-producing tissues, tears and the ocular surface in both health and disease
Promote an international exchange of information that will be of value to basic scientists involved in eye research, to clinicians in the eye care community, and to pharmaceutical and device companies with an interest in the treatment of tear film or ocular surface disorders.
The attendance at the last conference, which occurred in Florence, Italy in 2010, exceeded that of the previous Taormina 2007 Conference. More than 600 scientists, physicians and industry representatives from more than 30 countries, including Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Poland, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, UK, United Arab Emirates and the United States registered as active participants.
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