Tear break‐up time is related to blink frequency

Keng Hung Maurice Yap

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Abstract The relationship between tear break‐up time and blink frequency was investigated in a group of 41 subjects. A significant relationship between tear breakup time and blinking was found. This suggests that tear stability plays an important role in stimulating normal involuntary blinking. 1991 Institution Acta Ophthalmologica Scandinavica
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)92-94
Number of pages3
JournalActa Ophthalmologica
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1991


  • blink frequency
  • blink interval
  • involuntary blinking
  • tear break‐up time

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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