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Impression Cytology of the Lid Wiper Area

Impression Cytology of the Lid Wiper Area

Article DOI: 10.3791/54261
August 9th, 2016


Summary August 9th, 2016

We collected, stained and imaged cells from the conjunctiva of the inner eyelid margin of human subjects. By characterizing cell morphology and metabolic activity, this method may further our understanding of dry eye and the role that friction between the ocular surfaces may play in perceiving ocular discomfort.


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