Effect of I-scrub on signs and symptoms of chronic blepharitis

Rahamim Avisar, Hanna Savir, David Deutsch, Jacob Teller

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To assess the effect of I-Scrub (Spectra Pharmaceutical Services), a new detergent eyelid scrub, on the subjective symptoms and objective clinical signs of chronic blepharitis, 20 patients with this disease were treated for three weeks. None of them yielded positive cultures for virulent bacteria from the eyelids and conjunctiva. Most of the patients reported significant reduction in the subjective symptoms and in the severity of the clinical signs as well. No adverse effects were observed. The results of our study suggest that this product is of value as a detergent eyelid scrub in the treatment of chronic blepharitis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)359-360
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of Pharmacotherapy
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1991
Externally publishedYes


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