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Date:5/4/2009

aseline. Mean TFBUT increased from 2.98 to 4.08 sec. (P < 0.0001) and mean corneal/conjunctival staining decreased from 1.21 to 0.79 units (P < 0.0001). Investigators reported that 70% of subjects experienced an improvement of dry eye symptoms and 53% experienced an improvement in dry eye signs while wearing contact lenses. It was also reported that Lacrisert was longer lasting 93% of the time when compared to rewetting solutions.

"The data in this study show that Lacrisert relieves the signs and symptoms of dry eye in contact lens wearers with a history of dry eye," concluded the ORA investigators. "Patients experienced significant improvements in tear film stability as well as ocular surface damage. Lacrisert may be longer-lasting than other available treatments."

American Ophthalmological Society (AOS)

Marguerite McDonald, M.D., F.A.C.S., will present additional data from the study in a presentation at AOS, "LACRISERT(R) (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert) Reduces the Signs and Symptoms of Dry Eye Syndrome (DES) and Improves Patient Quality of Life" (Marguerite McDonald, Gerard D'Aversa, Henry Perry, John Wittpenn and Eric Donnenfeld for the LAC-07-01 Study Group, Saturday, May 16).

Dr. McDonald reports that patients experienced significant improvements in discomfort, burning, dryness, grittiness, stinging, and light sensitivity (P < 0.0001) after 4 weeks of treatment with Lacrisert. Overall, 57% of subjects experienced an improvement of dry eye symptoms and 54% in clinical signs (including Schirmers Test, conjunctival staining and TFBUT).

"The study shows Lacrisert significantly reduces symptoms and clinical signs of moderate to severe dry eye, which is borne out by my own clinical experience as well," stated Dr. McDonald.

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