What are the treatments for level 4 dry eye disease in Sjögren syndrome?

Updated: Mar 05, 2021
  • Author: Sriya K Ranatunga, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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The following therapies may be indicated:

  • Systemic anti-inflammatory therapy, including acetylcysteine

  • Topical vitamin A

  • Electrocautery and other techniques for permanent punctal occlusion

  • Glasses fitted with moisture shields to decrease evaporation


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