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Synonyms for tear

Synonyms for tear

to separate or pull apart by force

to remove from a fixed position

tear down: to pull down or break up so that reconstruction is impossible

tear down: to make defamatory statements about

a hole made by tearing

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a drop of the clear liquid secreted by the glands of the eyes

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to fill with tears

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Synonyms for tear

a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands

an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart

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an occasion for excessive eating or drinking

the act of tearing

to separate or be separated by force

strip of feathers

fill with tears or shed tears

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Electrolytes The addition of electrolytes, mainly bicarbonate and potassium, to artificial tears can be beneficial for the ocular surface.
Although popular, artificial tears and lubricants have limitations in that the complex structure of the tear film, containing water, salts, hydrocarbon, proteins and lipids, cannot be completely substituted.
In a study by Aragona et al [17] has shown that long term treatment with sodium hyaluronate containing artificial tears improves rose bengal stains with dry eye, suggesting that treatment with this agent promotes corneal and conjunctival epithelial healing.
Artificial tears may be useful for symptomatic relief.
A primary approach to managing dry eyes is to utilize artificial tear solutions.
People who have severe cases of dry eye may find little or no relief for these symptoms from artificial tears, have eyes that are unusually sensitive to light and may experience severe eye pain or notice changing vision.
My eye doctor says this can be dangerous and I need to use artificial tears.
One witness, Steven Taylor, chief executive officer of the Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation, talked about the new rule has affected patients' access to artificial saliva and artificial tears.
Artificial tears can be applied to the eye but they need to be applied every couple of hours and so there are few pet owners who have a lifestyle that would allow good control with artificial tears alone.
05% ophthalmic emulsion significantly outperformed artificial tears for the treatment of ocular rosacea in a double-blind, randomized, multicenter study.
Sally Barnes, Manhattan Beach, California, suggests a simple blood test for Sjogren's Syndrome, an autoimmune disease that attacks moisture-producing glands and is treated with artificial tears and medicines to quell inflammation and an overactive immune system.
It is closely related to rheumatoid arthritis and is treated in much the same way with the addition of artificial tears and skin moisturisers.
A Dry eye syndrome can be treated with artificial tears or eye lubricant ointments.