Table 1

Prepared strip containing 1.3 μl 0.5% fluorescein into left eye (group 1) or right eye (group 2), and 1.3 μl of 0.5% placed into inferior fornix of fellow eye. Schirmer's test read after 3 minutes. A TCR of 1 reflects a concentration of fluorescein of 0.5% at 3 minutes. Log TFI is the natural logarithm

Schirmer (mm)TCRLog TFI
Prepared strip into left eye and drop into right eye
 p Value0.140.280.77
Prepared strip into right eye and drop into left eye
 p Value0.930.180.31