The efficacy of autologous serum eye drops for severe dry eye syndrome: a randomized double-blind crossover study

@article{Celebi2014TheEO,
  title={The efficacy of autologous serum eye drops for severe dry eye syndrome: a randomized double-blind crossover study},
  author={Ali Riza Cenk Celebi and Cemalettin Ulusoy and Galip Ertuğrul Mirza},
  journal={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
  year={2014},
  volume={252},
  pages={619-626}
}
To evaluate the efficacy of autologous serum (AS) eye drops for the symptomatic relief of severe dry eye syndrome (DES), as compared to conventional preservative-free artificial tears (PFAT). This prospective double-blind randomized crossover study used the Ocular Surface Disease Index (OSDI), tear film break-up time (TBUT), Schirmer’s Test, and OXFORD Scale at baseline and after each of two 1-month treatment periods to measure the effect of 20 % diluted AS eye drops vs. PFAT in 20 consecutive… CONTINUE READING

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