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2021 Jan 12

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Low-dose naltrexone is effective and well-tolerated for modulating symptoms in patients with Neuropathic Corneal Pain.



Neuropathic corneal pain (NCP) is caused, by damage or disease of the somatosensory nervous system that innervates the cornea and presents with symptoms of pain or persistent unpleasant sensations, such as burning, dryness, or light sensitivity. This retrospective study aims to assess the efficacy and tolerability of low-dose naltrexone (LDN) in refractory NCP patients.