Table 1: 20 most cited papers from 2007 to 2018 in the dry eye citation network.

AuthorsPaper titleJournalYearCitation index

Lemp et al. [2]The definition and classification of dry eye disease: report of the Definition and Classification Subcommittee of the International Dry Eye Workshop (2007)The Ocular Surface. 2007 Apr; 5(2): 75–92.2007913
Smith et al. [1]The epidemiology of dry eye disease: report of the Epidemiology Subcommittee of the International Dry Eye Workshop (2007)The Ocular Surface. 2007 Apr; 5(2): 93–1072007380
Miljanović et al. [8]Impact of dry eye syndrome on vision-related quality of lifeAmerican Journal of Ophthalmology. 2007 Mar; 143(3): 409–15.2007271
Bron [9]Methodologies to diagnose and monitor dry eye disease: report of the Diagnostic Methodology Subcommittee of the International Dry Eye Workshop (2007)The Ocular Surface. 2007 Apr; 5(2): 108–52.2007253
Sullivan et al. [10]An objective approach to dry eye disease severityInvestigative Opthalmology & Visual Science. 2010 Dec; 51(12): 6125–30.2010213
Lemp et al. [11]Tear osmolarity in the diagnosis and management of dry eye diseaseAmerican Journal of Ophthalmology. 2011 May; 151(5): 792–798.e1.2011211
Schaumberg et al. [12]Prevalence of dry eye disease among US men: estimates from the Physicians’ Health Studies.Archives of Ophthalmology. 2009 Jun; 127(6): 763–8.2009207
Lam et al. [13]Tear cytokine profiles in dysfunctional tear syndrome.American Journal of Ophthalmology. 2009 Feb; 147(2): 198–205.2009192
Pflugfelder et al. [14]Management and therapy of dry eye disease: report of the Management and Therapy Subcommittee of the International Dry Eye Workshop (2007)The Ocular Surface. 2007 Apr; 5(2): 163–78.2007182
Knop et al. [15]The international workshop on meibomian gland dysfunction: report of the Subcommittee on Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathophysiology of the Meibomian Gland.Investigative Opthalmology & Visual Science. 2011 Mar 30; 52(4): 1938–78.2011171
Stevenson et al. [16]Dry eye disease: an immune-mediated ocular surface disorder.Archives of Ophthalmology. 2012 Jan; 130(1): 90–100.2012156
Massingale et al. [17]Analysis of inflammatory cytokines in the tears of dry eye patients.Cornea. 2009 Oct; 28(9): 1023–7.2009147
De Paiva et al. [18]IL-17 disrupts corneal barrier following desiccating stress.Mucosal Immunology. 2009 May; 2(3): 243–53.2009146
Nelson et al. [19]The international workshop on meibomian gland dysfunction: report of the Definition and Classification SubcommitteeInvestigative Opthalmology & Visual Science. 2011 Mar 30; 52(4): 1930–7.2011141
Tomlinson et al. [20]The international workshop on meibomian gland dysfunction: report of the Diagnosis Subcommittee.Investigative Opthalmology & Visual Science. 2011 Mar 30; 52(4): 2006–49.2011133
Liu et al. [21]A link between tear instability and hyperosmolarity in dry eye.Investigative Opthalmology & Visual Science. 2009 Aug; 50(8): 3671–9.2009129
Arita et al. [22]Noncontact infrared meibography to document age-related changes of the meibomian glands in a normal population.Ophthalmology. 2008 May; 115(5): 911–5.2008128
De Paiva et al. [23]Dry eye-induced conjunctival epithelial squamous metaplasia is modulated by interferon-gamma.Investigative Opthalmology & Visual Science. 2007 Jun; 48(6): 2553–60.2007122
Enríquez de Salamanca et al. [24]Tear cytokine and chemokine analysis and clinical correlations in evaporative-type dry eye disease.Molecular Vision. 2010 May 19; 16: 862–73.2010122
Chotikavanich et al. [25]Production and activity of matrix metalloproteinase-9 on the ocular surface increase in dysfunctional tear syndrome.Investigative Opthalmology & Visual Science. 2009 Jul; 50(7): 3203–9.2009120