Schirmer Tear Test

Schirmer Tear Test is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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Rationale
To assess tear duct function.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings

  • 10 mm of moisture on test strip after 5 min. It may be slightly less than 10 mm in older adult patients.

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
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