TITLE

Schirmer's test

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1952
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "Schirmer's test" is presented. It refers to the use of an absorbent paper placed in the conjunctival sac to test ocular irritation and dry eye such as keratoconjunctivitis sicca. By this test tear production can be estimated through the rate and amount of wetting of the paper.
ACCESSION #
21244941

 

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