Advances in Ocular Tribology

  • Frank J. Holly
  • Thomas F. Holly
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 350)


Tribology is the science and technology concerned with interacting surfaces in relative motion to each other.1 The principles of tribology are also interconnected with the principles of rheology.2 Rheology is the science of shape changes in solids and flow in liquids resulting from external forces. Lubrication and abhesion (antonym of adhesion), as well as friction and adhesion also have surface chemical implications even though those have remained mostly unexplored.3,4


Shear Rate Ocular Surface High Shear Rate Mucus Layer Boundary Lubrication 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank J. Holly
    • 1
  • Thomas F. Holly
    • 1
  1. 1.Dry Eye InstituteLubbockUSA

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