Treatment of keratoconjunctivitis sicca with topical androgen.

  title={Treatment of keratoconjunctivitis sicca with topical androgen.},
  author={Christof Worda and Johannes Nepp and Johannes C. Huber and Michael O. Sator},
  volume={37 3},
OBJECTIVE Androgens have been reported to influence lipid production of sebaceous glands and even many ocular tissues. The effect of topical androgen therapy on a 54-year-old patient with keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS) and decreased lipid phase of the tear film is reported. METHODS For assessment of the lipid phase of the tear film, break up time (BUT) and lipid layer thickness (LLT) were monitored during 6 months before treatment as well as 3 months while using a daily topical androgen… CONTINUE READING

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