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LDN for Opthalmic use


Andy Stein, PharmD

Discussion on the clinical use of naltrexone for ophthalmic pain.

1)      Brief physiology of the eye, specifically cornea

2)      Epidemiology of corneal neuropathy and corneal abrasions

3)      Brief overview of mechanism of action of LDN

4)      Clinical use of LDN to facilitate corneal healing

5)      Current studies and literature that supports that use

Session Outline:

Overview of normal physiology, what can go wrong, and some clinical trials in which naltrexone was tried showing merit and a future place in therapy.