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Before and after assessment of tear lipids, mass spectrometry, OAHFAs

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This is the first study that evaluates the longitudinal changes in the lipidome after dry eye intervention.


OAHFAs and phospholipids are the most dynamic lipid species after eyelid warming treatment in dry eye.

Prof Louis Tong
National University of Singapore

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This page is a summary of: Longitudinal changes in tear fluid lipidome brought about by eyelid-warming treatment in a cohort of meibomian gland dysfunction, Journal of Lipid Research, July 2014, American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (ASBMB), DOI: 10.1194/jlr.p051185.
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