The Tear Film book cover

The Tear Film

Structure, Function and Clinical Examination

An essential purchase for all practitioners involved in contact lens fitting and prescribing. This book is published by the British Contact Lens Association in partnership with Butterworth Heinemann.


Published: April 2002

Imprint: Bh Bcla

ISBN: 978-0-7506-4196-8


  • Introduction: The importance of tear film; The cornea and conjunctival surfaces in relation to the tear film; Structure and function of the preocular tear film; Current clinical techniques to study the tear film and tear secretions; Time and the tear film; Pathology of the tear film; The tear film - its role today and in the future.


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