What is it about?

Pharmaceutical company, lipid formulations, increasing tear stability, increase retention, increase tear break up time, prolong interval between eyedrops in dry eye and meibomian gland dysfunction, drug delivery, inflammation

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Why is it important?

Different lipid mediators have specific effects in inflammatory pathways.


It may be possible to reduce inflammation by reducing the levels of proinflammatory lipids, and increasing the levels of proresolution lipids (like the resolvins).

Prof Louis Tong
National University of Singapore

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This page is a summary of: Lipid-Based Therapy for Ocular Surface Inflammation and Disease, Trends in Molecular Medicine, December 2015, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.molmed.2015.10.001.
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