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Treatment of dry eye induced global changes in tear proteins

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So far only two other reports evaluated longitudinal changes in global tear proteins after treatment of dry eye One focused on diquafosol which is an eyedrop that increased tear secretion. Our report focused on tear protein changes after eight sessions of acupuncture. This agrees with a previous study that found lacrimal supportive proteins to be increased after acupuncture

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This sheds light on the mechanism of acupuncture in the treatment of dry eye

Prof Louis Tong
National University of Singapore

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This page is a summary of: Changes in Tear Proteome After Acupuncture Treatment in Dry Eye, Clinical Ophthalmology, December 2021, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.2147/opth.s334942.
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