Structure, Composition and Physiopathology of the Lacrimal Film

  • S. Liotet
  • O. Kogbe
Part of the FIDIA Research Series book series (FIDIA, volume 11)


The formation of the lacrimal film is the result of a precarious equilibrium, contributed to by many anatomical, physiological, mechanical and physical factors. As the subject is so vast, we will deal briefly with what is already well known, and will then focus on the more recent advances, and on the clinical and pharmacological applications of our present knowledge of the lacrimal film.


Goblet Cell Ocular Surface Lacrimal Gland Acne Rosacea Lipid Layer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Liotet
    • 1
  • O. Kogbe
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre National d’Ophtalmologie des Quinze-VingtsParisFrance

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