Acupuncture for treating dry eye: a systematic review

@article{Lee2011AcupunctureFT,
  title={Acupuncture for treating dry eye: a systematic review},
  author={Myeong Soo Lee and Byung-Cheul Shin and Tae-Young Choi and Edzard Ernst},
  journal={Acta Ophthalmologica},
  year={2011},
  volume={89}
}
Purpose:  The objective of this review was to assess the effectiveness of acupuncture as a treatment option for treating the condition of dry eye. 
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