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Dry Eye Syndromes (Dry Eye Syndrome) Summary

Description: Corneal and conjunctival dryness due to deficient tear production, predominantly in menopausal and post-menopausal women. Filamentary keratitis or erosion of the conjunctival and corneal epithelium may be caused by these disorders. Sensation of the presence of a foreign body in the eye and burning of the eyes may occur.

Also Known As: Dry Eye Syndrome; Syndrome, Dry Eye; Syndromes, Dry Eye

Networked: 359 relevant articles (54 outcomes, 62 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Dry Eye Syndromes

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Ophthalmic Solutions (Eye Drops) : 15 outcomes 11 studies in 63 results : IBA
  2. Cyclosporine (Ciclosporin) : 10 outcomes 5 studies in 24 results : FDA 20 Generic
  3. Hyaluronic Acid (Hyaluronan) : 4 outcomes 7 studies in 18 results : IBA
  4. hydroxypropylcellulose (hydroxypropyl cellulose) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 6 results : FDA 1
  5. Trehalose : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 5 results : IBA
  6. carbomer : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 5 results : IBA
  7. Unsaturated Fatty Acids (Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  8. CF101 : 1 outcome 3 studies in 3 results : IBA
  9. Benzalkonium Compounds (Benzalkonium Chloride) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 5 results : FDA 1 Generic
  10. Essential Fatty Acids : 1 outcome 2 studies in 4 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Dry Eye Syndromes

  1. Blepharitis
  2. Graft vs Host Disease (Graft-Versus-Host Disease)
  3. Inflammation
  4. Glaucoma
  5. Conjunctivitis
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Key Therapies for Dry Eye Syndromes

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  1. Transplants (Transplant) : 2 outcomes in 11 results
  2. Activities of Daily Living (ADL) : 2 outcomes in 3 results
  3. Contact Lenses : 1 outcome 2 studies in 8 results
  4. Laser In Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) : 1 outcome 1 study in 21 results
  5. Lasers (Laser) : 1 outcome 1 study in 9 results
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