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Dry eye is one of the most common complaints seen by eye doctors, accounting for nearly one fourth of all office visits. Caused by insufficient tear production or excessive tear evaporation, dry eye can be a mild, episodic feeling of discomfort associated with certain circumstances, such as exposure to dry, hot or windy environments; however, it can also be a chronic medical condition that, if left untreated, may lead to increased risk of infection or visual impairment.
Research highlights how cornea T cells may track and combat viral infections

Research highlights how cornea T cells may track and combat viral infections

Research sheds light on non-invasive conjunctival goblet cell testing in patients

Research sheds light on non-invasive conjunctival goblet cell testing in patients

Newly synthesized peptides show promise for treating gastrointestinal disorders

Newly synthesized peptides show promise for treating gastrointestinal disorders

Researchers gain insight into synthesis and functions of lipids found in tears

Researchers gain insight into synthesis and functions of lipids found in tears