What is it about?
Lipids yield much information about the human ocular surface, including presence of inflammation, stability of the tears etc.
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Why is it important?
It is pretty acceptable to use either capillary tube or schirmers paper strips for lipid collection.
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This page is a summary of: Extensive characterization of human tear fluid collected using different techniques unravels the presence of novel lipid amphiphiles, Journal of Lipid Research, November 2013, American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (ASBMB), DOI: 10.1194/jlr.m044826.
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