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.
After almost two and a half years of effort, the TFOS DEWS II report is available to all for FREE at www.TearFilm.org. This massive undertaking involved 150 clinical and basic research experts from around the world, who utilized an evidence-based approach and a process of open communication, dialogue...
Prestigious award honors innovation and leadership in the field of contact lenses and anterior segment disease. Newswise — Boston, Mass. — David A. Sullivan, M.S., Ph.D., FARVO, Senior Scientist at Schepens Eye Research Institute of Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Associate Professor of...