Effects of lodoxamide, disodium cromoglycate and fluorometholone on tear leukotriene levels in vernal keratoconjunctivitis

@article{Akman1998EffectsOL,
  title={Effects of lodoxamide, disodium cromoglycate and fluorometholone on tear leukotriene levels in vernal keratoconjunctivitis},
  author={Abdullah Akman and Murat Irkec and Mehmet Orhan},
  journal={Eye},
  year={1998},
  volume={12},
  pages={291-295}
}
Purpose We compared tear leukotriene B4 (LTB4) and leukotriene C4 (LTC4) levels of vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) patients with those of age-matched controls and evaluated the effects of disodium cromoglycate (DCG) 2%, lodoxamide 0.1% and fluorometholone 0.1% on the tear LTB4 and LTC4 levels of the VKC patients.Methods Thirty VKC patients were divided into three groups and their tear LTB4 and LTC4 levels measured with an enzyme-linked immunoassay technique before and after treatment with… CONTINUE READING
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