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How are dry eyes treated with lifitegrast (Xiidra)?

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Lifitegrast is a drug that treats dry eyes. You put drops in your eyes twice a day to kick-start tear production. That helps keep your eyes moist.

SOURCES:

National Eye Institute.

University of California, Berkeley.

Review of Ophthalmology: “A Stepwise Approach to Treating OSD.”

Reviewed by Whitney Seltman on September 12, 2020

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National Eye Institute.

University of California, Berkeley.

Review of Ophthalmology: “A Stepwise Approach to Treating OSD.”

Reviewed by Whitney Seltman on September 12, 2020

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