What is it about?

Barrier function in the ocular surface is important in health and disease. This article describes the purpose and methods for determine barrier.

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Why is it important?

Loss of barrier function results in ocular surface edema and loss of transparency, with visual disturbance and reduced quality of life.


Barrier function is important in clinical patients as well as animal disease models.

Prof Louis Tong
National University of Singapore

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This page is a summary of: Barrier Function in the Ocular Surface: From Conventional Paradigms to New Opportunities, The Ocular Surface, April 2015, Elsevier,
DOI: 10.1016/j.jtos.2014.10.003.
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