Improvement of the ocular surface using hypotonic 0.4% hyaluronic acid drops in keratoconjunctivitis sicca

@article{Iester2000ImprovementOT,
  title={Improvement of the ocular surface using hypotonic 0.4% hyaluronic acid drops in keratoconjunctivitis sicca},
  author={Michele Iester and Gabriella J Orsoni and Gianni Gamba and Monica Taffara and Paolo Mangiafico and Sebastiano Giuffrida and Maurizio Rolando},
  journal={Eye},
  year={2000},
  volume={14},
  pages={892-898}
}
Background The ocular surface changes of keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS) could be the result of the effect of an altered tear film on the epithelial environment.Purpose To evaluate the possibility of improving the environmental conditions of the ocular surface by lowering tear osmolarity, increasing tear film volume and stabilising the tear film. Also, to study the effect of such an improvement on the epithelial cells of the ocular surface.Methods One hundred and thirty-five patients with a… CONTINUE READING
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