Acupuncture for the Treatment of Dry Eye: A Multicenter Randomised Controlled Trial with Active Comparison Intervention (Artificial Teardrops)

@inproceedings{Kim2012AcupunctureFT,
  title={Acupuncture for the Treatment of Dry Eye: A Multicenter Randomised Controlled Trial with Active Comparison Intervention (Artificial Teardrops)},
  author={Tae-Hoon Kim and Jung Won Kang and Kun Hyung Kim and Kyung-Won Kang and M Shin and So-young Jung and A Kim and Hee-Jung Jung and Jin-bong Choi and Kwon Eui Hong and Seungdeok Lee and Sun Mi Choi},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the effects of acupuncture compared to a control group using artificial tears. METHODS SETTING & DESIGN multicenter randomised controlled trial (three local research hospitals of South Korea). STUDY POPULATION 150 patients with moderate to severe dry eye. INTERVENTION Participants were randomly allocated into four weeks of acupuncture treatment (bilateral BL2, GB14, TE 23, Ex1, ST1, GB20, LI4, LI11 and single GV23) or to the artificial tears group (sodium… CONTINUE READING
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