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Friday, August 08, 2014

LACRITIN FOR DRY EYE

Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Lacritin is a naturally occurring glycoprotein produced in the lacrimal and meibomian glands that signal improved tear production.  According to this study:

Lacritin is significantly reduced in the tears of SS patients. Topically administered lacritin has therapeutic potential for the treatment of aqueous-deficient dry eye disease.

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