What is it about?
Using the second law of thermodynamics, we can calculate tear evaporation rates by measuring temperature on the ocular surface.
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Why is it important?
As evaporative dry eye is the most common type of dry eye in the community, this modality has several potential applications for screening and for selecting patients for eyelid warming treatment.
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This page is a summary of: Thoughts concerning the application of thermogram images for automated diagnosis of dry eye – A review, Infrared Physics & Technology, May 2020, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.infrared.2020.103271.
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