Acupuncture treatment in patients with keratoconjunctivitis sicca: a pilot study.

@article{Grnlund2004AcupunctureTI,
  title={Acupuncture treatment in patients with keratoconjunctivitis sicca: a pilot study.},
  author={Marita Andersson Gr{\"o}nlund and Ulf Stenevi and Thomas Lundeberg},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica Scandinavica},
  year={2004},
  volume={82 3 Pt 1},
  pages={283-90}
}
AIM To evaluate the effects of acupuncture in patients with keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS). MATERIAL AND METHODS Twenty-five patients (20 women, five men) with KCS were randomly assigned to an acupuncture treatment group or a control group. The effects of acupuncture were evaluated by a questionnaire on symptoms, visual analogue scale recordings, registration of drop frequency, and dry eye tests. Ten acupuncture sessions were given. Follow-up was carried out after 2-3 weeks and again after… CONTINUE READING

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