Drug beneficial for those with or without Sj?gren's dry eye

March 15, 2004

Anaheim, CA-Cyclosporine 0.05% ophthalmic emulsion (Restasis, Allergan) provides similar, significant improvement in the signs and symptoms of dry eye in both patients with keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS) associated with autoimmune disease and in those with non-Sj?gren's KCS, said Scott M. Whitcup, MD, at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.