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Coupling fluid and solute dynamics within the ocular surface tear film: a modelling study of black line osmolarity.

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We present a mathematical model describing the spatial distribution of tear film osmolarity across the ocular surface of a human eye during one blink cycle, incorporating detailed fluid and solute dynamics. Based on the lubrication approximation, our model comprises three coupled equations tracking the depth of the aqueous layer of the tear film, the concentration of the polar lipid, and the concentration of physiological salts contained in the aqueous layer. Diffusive boundary layers in the ...

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10.1007/s11538-012-9746-9

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University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Mathematical Institute
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Mathematical Institute
Role:
Author
Journal:
Bulletin of mathematical biology
Volume:
74
Issue:
9
Pages:
2062-2093
Publication date:
2012-09-01
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1522-9602
ISSN:
0092-8240
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342284
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English
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2012-12-19

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