This is a new guideline from NICE advising that ciclosporin ophthalmic emulsion (Ikervis) can be used for treating dry eye disease that hasn't responded to artificial tears. It has an anti-inflammatory effect on the cornea and lacrimal gland. The marketing authorisation is for treating severe keratitis in adult patients with dry eye disease.
Written by Louise Hudman
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