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Dynamics of the Tear Film

Braun, R. J. (2011) Dynamics of the Tear Film. Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics . (Submitted)

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Abstract

In this paper, current understanding of tear film physiology and mathematical models for some its dynamics are discussed. First, a brief introduction to the tear film and the ocular surface is given. Next, mathematical models for the tear film are discussed, with an emphasis on models that describe the formation and relaxation of the tear film from blinking. Finally, future issues in tear film modeling are listed.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:D - G > General
Research Groups:Oxford Centre for Collaborative Applied Mathematics
ID Code:1262
Deposited By:Peter Hudston
Deposited On:26 May 2011 07:44
Last Modified:09 Feb 2012 14:03

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