Glossary

LASIK Eye Surgery: LASIK, which stands for laser in-situ keratomileusis, is a type of laser surgery of the eye.

Meibomian Glands: An exocrine gland that secretes meibum, an oily substance that prevents evaporation of the eyes tear film.

Osmolarity: The concentration of a solution expressed as the total number of solute particles per liter.

Rosacea: A chronic, inflammatory skin condition that causes redness and often small, red, pus-filled bumps on the face.

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