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Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 4292570, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/4292570
Clinical Study

Effects of a New Eyelid Shampoo on Lid Hygiene and Eyelash Length in Patients with Meibomian Gland Dysfunction: A Comparative Open Study

1Minamiaoyama Eye Clinic, Renai Aoyama Building 4F, 3-3-11 Kitaaoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0061, Japan
2Department of Ophthalmology, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 1608582, Japan
3Kikugawa Eye Clinic, 5134 Kamo Kikukawa-shi, Shizuoka, Japan
4Miki Eye Clinic, 1-5 Iwata Tsu-shi, Mie, Japan

Received 23 July 2016; Accepted 2 November 2016

Academic Editor: Vasilios F. Diakonis

Copyright © 2016 Asuka Kobayashi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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