The cornea is the very outer layer of the eye. Corneal disorders might include refractive errors, allergies, injuries, and more.
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Ophthalmology (New England Eye Center) at Tufts Medical Center in Boston specializes in the testing and treatment of all types of eye diseases and visual problems.
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Patients that suffered from neuropathic pain or photoallodynia, reported immediate relief of pain after use of TrueTear® intranasal neurostimulator (ITN). We propose a pilot study for treatment of neuropathic corneal pain (NCP) with ITN with the following specific aims:
- To elucidate the efficacy of ITN in ameliorating pain among neuropathic corneal patients.
- To elucidate the safety, efficacy, longevity of ITN in ameliorating pain among neuropathic corneal patients during a 90-day period with daily use.
- o assess quality of life changes by treating neuropathic corneal pain with ITN during a 90-day period with daily use.
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