Patent Number: 6,254,893

Title: Composition for treating dry eye

Abstract: A calcium-based ophthalmic composition for treating dry eye including a hydrophobic carrier, such as petrolatum, and a calcium salt. Also a method for treating dry eye comprising the step of administering the composition according to the present invention.

Inventors: MacKeen; Donald L. (Bethesda, MD)

Assignee: DEO Corporation

International Classification: A61K 33/42 (20060101); A61K 33/06 (20060101); A61K 45/00 (20060101); A61K 9/00 (20060101); A61K 45/06 (20060101); A61K 31/4178 (20060101); A61K 31/4164 (20060101); A61K 033/06 (); A61K 033/10 (); A61K 031/194 (); A61K 009/14 (); A61K 047/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018