Topical tacrolimus treatment of atopic eyelid disease.

  title={Topical tacrolimus treatment of atopic eyelid disease.},
  author={Sarah M Rikkers and Gary Holland and Gail E Drayton and Franz K Michel and Mark F Torres and Stefani R Takahashi},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={135 3},
PURPOSE To describe the effects of topical tacrolimus treatment of severe atopic eyelid disease. DESIGN Interventional consecutive case series. METHODS A description of clinical findings and therapeutic response for five consecutive adult patients (mean age, 56.2 years; range 44-62) treated with topical tacrolimus for severe atopic eyelid disease at one institution. RESULTS Five patients with bilateral atopic eyelid disease that was refractory to treatment with topical corticosteroids… CONTINUE READING


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