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Diagnostic Tests: Schirmer Tear Test (STT) reviews

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An essential diagnostic tool

An essential diagnostic tool

When you take your dog in for an eye examination with your veterinarian, they will ...

Tear production test

Tear production test

This is a test used to see how much tear production your dog has to keep the eye mo...

Essential for diagnosis of dry eye (KCS). Have to hold the strip in patient's eye ...

Part of a general work-up.

Part of a general work-up.

A STT is not diagnostic for nonulcerative keratitis, but it is part of a general da...

Provides useful information.

Provides useful information.

A STT is part of a basic eye "workup." This test doesn't diagnose uveitis, but it ...

Part of an initial work up.

Part of an initial work up.

A STT will evaluate if there is adequate tear production. Blepharitis could occur ...

This will check for an underlying condition that can lead to corneal ulcers.

This will check for an underlying ...

The STT evaluates tear production. "Dry eye" is a condition in dogs that can predi...

Helps diagnose KCS and the severity of it

Helps diagnose KCS and the severit...

Often times KCS can be diagnosed from clinical signs alone. However, if it is a mi...

Routine ocular test that should be done for most irritated eyes

Routine ocular test that should be...

A Schirmer Tear Test (STT) is a simple, quick, and effective test for dry eye (kera...