GVHD dry eyes treated with autologous serum tears

Bone Marrow Transplant. 2000 May;25(10):1101-3. doi: 10.1038/sj.bmt.1702334.


Two cases of GVHD with severe dry eyes are reported where conventional therapy failed to control ocular signs and symptoms. Autologous serum tears, however, resulted in a beneficial clinical effect with marked attenuation of the symptoms. This therapy proved to be safe during 10 months of treatment. Bone Marrow Transplantation (2000).

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Blood*
  • Evaluation Studies as Topic
  • Eye / pathology
  • Female
  • Graft vs Host Disease / complications*
  • Humans
  • Leukemia, Myeloid, Chronic-Phase / therapy
  • Ophthalmic Solutions*
  • Sjogren's Syndrome / etiology
  • Xerophthalmia / etiology
  • Xerophthalmia / pathology
  • Xerophthalmia / therapy*


  • Ophthalmic Solutions