Evaluation of the adhesive properties of the cornea by means of optical coherence tomography in patients with meibomian gland dysfunction and lacrimal tear deficiency.

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Pietro Emanuele Napoli; Franco Coronella; Giovanni Maria Satta; Maria Silvana Galantuomo; Maurizio Fossarello;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 12 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0115762, pmc: PMC4275270
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Diagnostic Medicine | Corneal Disorders | Physiology | Medical Physics | Medicine | Clinical Medicine | Q | Biophysics Theory | R | Science | Ophthalmology | Medicine and Health Sciences | Biophysics
    mesheuropmc: genetic structures | sense organs | eye diseases

Objective The aim was to determine the influence of meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) and aqueous tear deficiency dry eye (ADDE) on the adhesive properties of the central cornea by means of optical coherence tomography (OCT), and to investigate the relationship between ... View more
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