• The level of inflammatory tear cytokines is elevated in congenital Aniridia and associated with meibomian gland dysfunction 

      Landsend, Erlend Christoffer Sommer; Utheim, Øygunn Aass; Pedersen, Hilde Røgeberg; Aass, Hans Christian Dalsbotten; Lagali, Neil; Dartt, Darlene Ann; Baraas, Rigmor C.; Utheim, Tor Paaske (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-04)
      Purpose: To investigate the tear cytokine profile in congenital aniridia, and correlate cytokine levels with ophthalmologic findings. Methods: We examined 35 patients with aniridia and 21 healthy controls. Tear fluid was ...
    • Review on the possible pathophysiological mechanisms underlying visual display terminal-associated dry eye disease 

      Fjærvoll, Ketil Andreas Olsen; Fjærvoll, Haakon Kristoffer Olsen; Magnø, Morten Scherven; Tellefsen Nøland, Sara Julie Maria; Dartt, Darlene Ann; Vehof, Jelle; Utheim, Tor Paaske (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background: Visual display terminal (VDT) use is a key risk factor for dry eye disease (DED). Visual display terminal (VDT) use reduces the blink rate and increases the number of incomplete blinks. However, the exact ...
    • Simple limbal epithelial transplantation: Current status and future perspectives 

      Jackson, Catherine; Ernø, Ina Myklebust; Ringstad, Håkon; Tønseth, Kim Alexander; Dartt, Darlene Ann; Utheim, Tor Paaske (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-12-04)
      Damage to limbal stem cells as a result of injury or disease can lead to limbal stem cell deficiency (LSCD). This disease is characterized by decreased vision that is often painful and may progress to blindness. Clinical ...
    • Tear production levels and dry eye disease severity in a large Norwegian cohort 

      Yazdani, Mazyar; Chen, Xiangjun; Tashbayev, Behzod; Utheim, Øygunn Aass; Ræder, Sten; Lagli, Neil; Stojanovic, Aleksandar; Dartt, Darlene Ann; Utheim, Tor Paaske (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      Purpose: To determine if the Schirmer I test (without anesthesia) cut-off value is a predictor of dry eye severity in a large Norwegian cohort of dry eye disease (DED) patients, which are grouped into six levels of tear ...