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How does liftegrast (Xiidra) treat dry eyes?

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Lifitegrast (Xiidra) are drops taken twice daily to kick-start tear production.

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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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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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