Fluorometholone treatment faster than cyclosporine A for Sjögren’s syndrome ocular dryness

Successful treatment of ocular dryness with fluorometholone occurred faster than treatment with cyclosporine A in patients with Sjögren’s syndrome, according to a recent report.Between January 2013 and September 2013, researchers selected 40 patients with primary or secondary Sjögren’s syndrome (SS) from the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital of Fudan University in Shanghai, China, for inclusion in a randomized, open, parallel-group study. Patients included in the study had non-anesthetized Schirmer test results of 5 mm per minute or less, a 1% corneal fluorescein staining (CFS) score of three or greater (Read more...)

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