Novel wipes may offer easy, comfortable treatment for blepharitis before cataract surgery

Vincenzo Scorcia
MILAN — An easy-to-to use disposable wipe containing natural anti-inflammatory and antiseptic substances showed superior results compared with the standard treatment for blepharitis, according to a study.
“Blepharitis is a common, frequently overlooked condition which affects nearly 60% of patients undergoing cataract surgery and may significantly impact on the preoperative measurement and postoperative outcomes,” Vincenzo Scorcia, MD, said at the OSN Italy meeting.
Affected patients tend to have an unstable tear film, leading to inaccurate keratometry readings

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