[Nonpreserved topical steroids and lacrimal punctal occlusion for severe keratoconjunctivitis sicca].

PURPOSE To analyze the efficacy of topical nonpreserved steroids before punctal occlusion in the treatment of severe keratoconjunctivitis sicca associated with Sjögren's syndrome. METHODS We performed a prospective study including 15 patients, 30 eyes, (group 1) treated with topical nonpreserved steroids for 2 weeks and then punctal occlusion, and 15… CONTINUE READING