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1. (WO2018015582) PREPARATION AND USE OF AN EXTRACT OF ARTEMIA SALINA TO TREAT THE OCULAR SURFACE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/015582    International Application No.:    PCT/ES2017/000092
Publication Date: Fri Jan 26 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Jul 15 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61K 35/612
A61P 27/02
Applicants: OCUPHARM DIAGNOSTICS, S.L.
Inventors: PINTOR JUST, Jesús Jerónimo
PÉREZ DE LARA, María Jesús
HUETE TORAL, Fernando
COLLIGRIS, Basilio
CARRACEDO RODRÍGUEZ, Juan Gonzalo
Title: PREPARATION AND USE OF AN EXTRACT OF ARTEMIA SALINA TO TREAT THE OCULAR SURFACE
Abstract:
The present invention relates to the preparation of an extract of the crustacean Artemia salina and to the use thereof to treat diseases of the ocular surface. The invention describes the application of the extract mainly by means of soaps, eyedrops, eye solutions, eye washes, aerosols, in the presence of unguents, creams, gels or contact lenses, inter alia. The application of the Artemia salina extract is efficient for treating pathologies consistent with ocular dryness (dry eye) and the manifestations thereof such as the appearance of injuries or ulcers on the ocular surface or infections caused by microorganisms and associated with dry eye, also on the ocular surface.