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How does testosterone cream treat dry eyes?

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It doesn’t happen often, but your case of dry eye could be related to a lack of testosterone in the oil glands on your eyelids. Your doctor might give you a testosterone cream to apply to your eyelids. It can help your oil glands work better.

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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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