• Diagnostic Test Efficacy of Meibomian Gland Morphology and Function 

      Xiao, Jiaxin; Adil, Muhammed Yasin; Olafsson, Jonatan; Chen, Xiangjun; Utheim, Øygunn Aass; Ræder, Sten; Lagali, Neil; Dartt, Darlene Ann; Utheim, Tor Paaske (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) is the leading cause of dry eye and proposed treatments are based on disease severity. Our purpose was to establish reliable morphologic measurements of meibomian glands for evaluating MGD ...
    • Functional and Morphological Evaluation of Meibomian Glands in the Assessment of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction Subtype and Severity 

      Xiao, Jiaxin; Adil, Muhammed Yasin; Chen, Xiangjun; Utheim, Øygunn A.; Ræder, Sten; Tønseth, Kim Alexander; Lagali, Neil S.; Dartt, Darlene A.; Utheim, Tor Paaske (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Purpose To classify subtypes of meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) and evaluate the dependency of dry eye signs, symptoms, and parameters on MGD subtype. Design Cross-sectional study. Study Population: the right eyes ...
    • Meibomian gland dysfunction is highly prevalent among first-time visitors at a Norwegian dry eye specialist clinic 

      Badian, Reza; Utheim, Tor Paaske; Chen, Xiangjun; Utheim, Øygunn Aass; Ræder, Sten; Ystenæs, Ann Elisabeth; Aakre, Bente Monica; Sundling, Vibeke (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      To investigate the prevalence of meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) in patients presenting with subjective dry eye-related symptoms at their first-time consultation in a Norwegian specialized ocular surface clinic. Additionally, ...
    • Meibomian Gland Morphology is a Sensitive Early Indicator of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction 

      Adil, Muhammed Yasin; Xiao, J; Olaffson, J.S.; Chen, Xiangjun; Lagali, Neil; Ræder, Sten; Utheim, Øygunn Aass; Dartt, Darlene A.; Utheim, Tor Paaske (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Purpose To investigate the relationship between meibomian gland (MG) morphology and clinical dry eye tests in patients with meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD). Design Cross-sectional study. Subjects Total 538 MGD patients ...
    • Patients with non-Sjögren's sicca report poorer general and oral health-related quality of life than patients with Sjögren's syndrome: a cross-sectional study 

      Tashbayev, Behzod; Garen, Torhild Oddveig; Palm, Øyvind; Chen, Xiangjun; Herlofson, Bente Brokstad; Young Vik, Alix Rosslyn; Hove, Lene Hystad; Rykke, Morten; Singh, Preet Bano; Aqrawi, Lara Adnan; Utheim, Øygunn Aass; Utheim, Tor Paaske; Jensen, Janicke Cecilie Liaaen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Understanding the impact of the disease on quality of life is crucial in patient management. In this cross-sectional study, general and oral health-related quality of life questionnaires, and thorough examinations of oral ...
    • Tear production levels and dry eye disease severity in a large Norwegian cohort 

      Yazdani, Mazyar; Chen, Xiangjun; Tashbayev, Behzod; Utheim, Øygunn Aass; Ræder, Sten; Lagli, Neil; Stojanovic, Aleksandar; Dartt, Darlene Ann; Utheim, Tor Paaske (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Purpose: To determine if the Schirmer I test (without anesthesia) cut-off value is a predictor of dry eye severity in a large Norwegian cohort of dry eye disease (DED) patients, which are grouped into six levels of tear ...
    • Utility of Tear Osmolarity Measurement in Diagnosis of Dry Eye Disease 

      Tashbayev, Behzod; Utheim, Tor Paaske; Utheim, Øygunn Aass; Ræder, Sten; Jensen, Janicke Cecilie Liaaen; Yazdani, Mazyar; Lagali, Neil Satish; Vitelli, Valeria; Dartt, Darlene Ann; Chen, Xiangjun (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The prevalence of dry eye disease is high worldwide and poses a great burden on patients’ daily lives. Accurate diagnosis of the disease is important, and it requires application of various methods. Hyperosmolarity is ...