Drops decrease tear evaporation

McCulley, James P.
April 2011
Ophthalmology Times;4/1/2011, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p30
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The article focuses on the study of using artificial tears to treat dry eye in San Diego, California. It says that artificial tear products containing propylene glycol reduces evaporation of tears in patients with aqueous-deficient dry eye associated with meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD). Dr. James P. McCulley, chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, mentions the recommended dose for the application of the artificial tears.


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