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Incomplete blinking and dysfunctional tear syndromes
  1. C W McMonnies
  1. Correspondence to C W McMonnies, School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of New South Wales, 77 Cliff Avenue, Northbridge, NSW 2063, Australia; c.mcmonnies{at}unsw.edu.au

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The comprehensive report by Rolando et al1 mentions a role for the structure and the function of the eyelids in ocular surface disease. However, this area appears to have become lost in the balance of the otherwise thorough discussion.

As suggested, inefficient blinking could contribute to any form of dysfunctional tear syndrome,1 but exposure staining of the cornea and conjunctiva appears to …

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