Topical Treatment Of Blepharitis


The object of the invention is to provide a method and composition for treating blepharitis or blepharoconjunctivitis which comprises topical administration of a nitroimidazole compound, e.g. metronidazole in a suitable ophthalmic carrier directly to affected ocular tissues. The carrier can be based on an artificial tear solution, an ointment, a water soluble gel, a nonaqueous carrier or an eyelash shampoo.

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Document History
  • Publication: Mar 5, 1992
  • Application: Sep 17, 1990
    WO US 9005173 W
  • Priority: Aug 16, 1990
    US US 56846190 A

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