A comparison of vitamin a and cyclosporine a 0.05% eye drops for treatment of dry eye syndrome.

  title={A comparison of vitamin a and cyclosporine a 0.05% eye drops for treatment of dry eye syndrome.},
  author={Eun Chul Kim and Jun-Sub Choi and Choun-Ki Joo},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={147 2},
PURPOSE To compare the efficacy of vitamin A (retinyl palmitate) and cyclosporine A 0.05% eye drops in treating patients with dry eye disease. DESIGN Prospective, randomized, controlled, parallel group study. METHODS A total of 150 patients with defined dry eye disease participated (50 in each treatment group). In 3 identical clinical trials, patients were treated twice daily with cyclosporine A 0.05%, or four times daily with retinyl palmitate 0.05%, or with neither cyclosporine or retinyl… CONTINUE READING
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