Azithromycin is a common antibiotic that is commonly used to treat respiratory tract infections and other localization. He has a wide range of actions. Scientists from Harvard medical school suggested to use it for the treatment of dry eye syndrome in ophthalmology.
Currently the disease is gaining momentum, while the means to completely get rid of pathology does not exist. The disease is caused due to dysfunction meibomian glands. In America there is no official scheme of treatment of this pathology.
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Scientists have discovered that the anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effect of azithromycin enables you to get rid of the syndrome. Disappears inflammatory reaction of the conjunctiva, the disappearance of pain and itching in the eyeball. In addition, the drug stimulates the glands, which gradually restore its activity.