OTHER TREATMENT STRATEGIES
Rebamipide is a new drug that can stimulate cells on the eye surface to produce mucins (mucus). Mucins forming the innermost layer of the tear film and attach the tear film to the eye surface.
Contact lenses may protect the corneal surface. Scleral lenses are applied to protect and hydrate the corneal surface, maintain adequate visual acuity, and reduce photophobia and pain. The Norwegian Dry Eye Clinic cooperates with optometrists with special training in the field of contact lenses.
Filter glasses decrease light sensitivity by blocking specific wavelengths of light. Patients suffering from abnormal high degree of light sensitivity can get relief by using filter glasses.The Norwegian Dry Eye Clinic cooperates with optometrists with special training in the field of filter glasses.
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