The Schirmer Tear Test is used to measure the rate of tear production. It should be used to evaluate and diagnose tear deficiency as a contributing factor to diseases that occur on the surface of the eye including: Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS), pigmentary keratitis, corneal ulcers, exposure keratitis, and others. It can also be used to evaluate tear duct function prior to eye surgery. This test comes as easy-to-read calibrated strips marked for left and right eyes.
- Each calibrated strip is easy to read.
- Marked for both left and right eyes.
- The blue dye wicks up the scale, creating better visibility when measuring your pet's tear production.
- Designed with a color bar tear front indicator and a millimeter scale on the strip.
Indicated to measure the rate of tear production. It should be used in the evaluation of conjunctivitis to diagnose tear deficiency as a contributing factor to ocular surface diseases including: Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS), pigmentary keratitis, indolent corneal ulcers, exposure keratitis, and others. In addition, it can be used to assess lacrimal gland function prior to cataract surgery.
The Schirmer Tear Tests are intended for single patient use only. Contents are sterile if package is unopened and undamaged. Do not use if package has previously been opened.
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