Vitamin B5

Dry Eyes.

Clinical Study Title:
Clinical study of the effectiveness of a dexpanthenol containing artificial tears solution (Siccaprotect) in treatment of dry eyes.

Plain English Summary:
This study looked at the effectiveness of eye drops containing vitamin B5 for patients who reported dry eyes. Participants were given either artificial tears, or artificial tears containing vitamin B5. A total of 50 participants were included in this study. They were using the drops 5 times a day for the 6 weeks of the study. Those participants whose eye drops contained the vitamin B5 supplements had greater reductions in symptoms of dry eyes. The use of vitamin B5 is beneficial in aiding treatment of eye permeability.
Gobbels M. Gross D.
Univ.-Augenklinik Bonn.
Country of Publication
Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde. 209(2-3):84-8, 1996 Aug-Sep.

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