Academics from the School of Optometry and Vision Science are taking the lead in two of the subcommittees that have been formed for the Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society Dry-Eye Workshops II. Meetings have been held globally to update the research that has taken place since the first TFOS DEWS I publications came out in 2007.
Professors Fiona Stapleton and Mark Willcox have been elected to sit on the TFOS DEWSII Steering Committee. Professor Stapleton will Chair the Epidemiology Subcommittee and Professor Willcox has been elected to Chair the Tear Film Subcommittee.
School representatives on these committees include: Dr Isabelle Jalbert (Epidemiology) (top photo), Dr Maria Markoulli (Pathophysiology) (bottom left photo), Visiting Professorial Fellow, Professor Eric Papas (Tear Film) (bottom right photo), Dr Blanka Golebiowski (Sex Hormones and Gender), Professor Fiona Stapleton (Epidemiology, and Pain and Sensation), Professor Mark Willcox (Tear Film).