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Abstract: Bleph treatment

Ophthalmologe. 2009 Jun 6. [Epub ahead of print]
[Treatment of chronic blepharokeratoconjunctivitis with local calcineurin inhibitors.]

[Article in German]

Auw-Hädrich C, Reinhard T.
Universitäts-Augenklinik, Killianstrasse 5, 79106, Freiburg, Deutschland,

Topical calcineurin inhibitors (cyclosporin A 1%, FK506, pimecrolimus) can be useful for treating chronic blepharokeratoconjunctivitis in addition to lid hygiene and lubricants. This treatment leads to an improvement of dry eye symptoms and reduces inflammation.