Effects of Lubricating Agents with Different Osmolalities on Tear Osmolarity and Other Tear Function Tests in Patients with Dry Eye

TAŞKIRAN ÇÖMEZ A., Tufan H. A., Kocabiyik O., Gencer B.

CURRENT EYE RESEARCH, vol.38, no.11, pp.1095-1103, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/02713683.2013.806670
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1095-1103
  • Keywords: Dry eye, OSDI, osmolality, Schirmer's test, tear film break-up, tear osmolarity, OCULAR SURFACE DISEASE, COMFORT
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: To evaluate the effects of different artificial tear eye drops on Ocular Surface Disease Index (OSDI), tear osmolarity, Schirmer's I test, and tear break-up time (TBUT) in patients with dry eye disease.