Dry Eye Syndromes D015352

Diseases [C] » Eye Diseases [C11] » Lacrimal Apparatus Diseases » Dry Eye Syndromes

Description

Corneal and conjunctival dryness due to deficient tear production, predominantly in menopausal and post-menopausal women. Filamentary keratitis or erosion of the conjunctival and corneal epithelium may be caused by these disorders. Sensation of the presence of a foreign body in the eye and burning of the eyes may occur.   MeSH

Subtype Terms (3)

Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca
30 drugs (16 approved, 14 experimental)

Sjogren's Syndrome
97 drugs (40 approved, 57 experimental)

Xerophthalmia
3 drugs (1 approved, 2 experimental)



Organization Involved with Phase 4 Indications (76)

Organization Involved with Phase 3 Indications (69)

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