The efficacy of autologous serum eye drops for severe dry eye syndrome: a randomized double-blind crossover study


Celebi A. R. C. , Ulusoy C., Mirza G. E.

GRAEFES ARCHIVE FOR CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.252, no.4, pp.619-626, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 252 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00417-014-2599-1
  • Title of Journal : GRAEFES ARCHIVE FOR CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.619-626
  • Keywords: Preservative-free artificial tears, Autologous serum, Dry eye syndrome, OSDI, TBUT, CORNEAL, EYEDROPS, KERATOCONJUNCTIVITIS, DISEASE, TEARS

Abstract

Background To evaluate the efficacy of autologous serum (AS) eye drops for the symptomatic relief of severe dry eye syndrome (DES), as compared to conventional preservative-free artificial tears (PFAT).