TFOS DEWS II Report Executive Summary

Jennifer P. Craig, J. Daniel Nelson, Dimitri T. Azar, Carlos Belmonte, Anthony J. Bron, Sunil K. Chauhan, Cintia S. de Paiva, José A.P. Gomes, Katherine M. Hammitt, Lyndon Jones, Jason J. Nichols, Kelly K. Nichols, Gary D. Novack, Fiona J. Stapleton, Mark D.P. Willcox, James S. Wolffsohn, David A. Sullivan*

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This article presents an Executive Summary of the conclusions and recommendations of the 10-chapter TFOS DEWS II report. The entire TFOS DEWS II report was published in the July 2017 issue of The Ocular Surface. A downloadable version of the document and additional material, including videos of diagnostic and management techniques, are available on the TFOS website:

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)802-812
JournalOcular Surface
Issue number4
Early online date8 Aug 2017
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2017

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© 2017, Elsevier. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International This is a 'Free' Special Article.

Funding: TFOS DEWS II was supported by unrestricted donations from Alcon, Novartis, Shire, Allergan, Bausch + Lomb, Akorn, CooperVision, Dompé, Horus Pharma, Lμbris Biopharma, Oculeve, TearLab, Laboratoires Théa, SIFI, Sun Pharma, Johnson & Johnson VisionCare, Carl Zeiss Meditec, Quint Health, Scope Ophthalmics and Senju.


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