Map-dot-fingerprint Dystrophy Medication

Updated: Feb 14, 2019
  • Author: David D Verdier, MD; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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Medication

Medication Summary

The goals of pharmacotherapy are to reduce morbidity and to prevent complications.

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Hyperosmolar agents

Class Summary

Create osmotic gradient that draws water out of the cornea.

Sodium chloride hypertonic, ophthalmic (Muro 128, AK-NaCl)

Used for temporary relief of corneal edema. May improve corneal epithelial adhesion and irregular corneal astigmatism.

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