What is it about?
Dry eye is a common problem encountered by many people. Eyedrops containing lipids may help in several ways. The article describes the different kinds of treatment that interferes with lipids in the ocular surface.
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Why is it important?
Targeting lipids can alter tear stability, or reduce inflammation.
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This page is a summary of: Lipid-Based Therapy for Ocular Surface Inflammation and Disease, Trends in Molecular Medicine, July 2016, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.molmed.2016.05.008.
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