The effects of topical drugs and preservatives on the tears and corneal epithelium in dry eye.

  • N L Burstein
  • Published 1985 in
    Transactions of the ophthalmological societies of…
Medications used in 'Dry Eye' patients are reviewed for their effects on the corneal surface including the overlying tear film. Preservatives are discussed, since they affect the properties of commercial preparations which may be instilled frequently as a substitute for normal tears. The major beneficial effect which a topically applied agent can have on… CONTINUE READING