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January 1985


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The General Hospital Steelhouse Lane Birmingham B4 6NH, England

Arch Dermatol. 1985;121(1):22. doi:10.1001/archderm.1985.01660010025005

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In Reply.—  The average amount of 0.05% clobetasol propionate in paraffin base was 2.5 g every four weeks, when applied to whole of the skin of upper and lower eyelids of one eye. The amount was correspondingly lower when applied to smaller areas of the eyelids. Patients were instructed to apply the ointment sparingly and to avoid seepage of ointment in the eye. No routine IOP studies were undertaken, as our ophthalmologist did not think it necessary because of the small amount of ointment used.

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