Meibomian Gland Dysfunction and Blepharitis.
Antibiotics are often used systemically to prevent Blepharitis eye infections in dry eye patients. Blepharitis and Meibomian Gland Dysfunction often go hand in hand.
are several studies concerning the use of topical azithromycin in
ocular surface diseases. . Dr. Gary Foulks and his group at the
University of Louisville compared the effectiveness of topical
azithromycin versus oral doxycycline therapy in meibomian gland
dysfunction and Belpharitis.
Twenty-two subjects were treated with topical
azithromucin solution for one month and seven subjects were treated
with oral doxycycline for two months. The study concluded that while
both topical azithromycin and oral doxycycline improved clinical signs
and symptoms of meibomian gland dysfunction, the "response to
azithromycin is more rapid and more robust than doxycycline."
another study from the Ohio State University School of Optometry
evaluated the efficacy of a four-week treatment with topical 1.0%
azithromycin solution versus rewetting drops in patients with contact
lens related dry eye. An over two-hour improvement in comfortable
contact lens wear time was noted throughout the four-week study period
with azithromycin solution use.
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