carmellose

carmellose

A substance that can be applied to the skin or to mucous membrances to form a protective film. Brand names are Celluvisc and, with pectin and gelatin, Orabase.
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29) Such an effect is perhaps slightly different from the inclusion of a polymer such as carmellose, with the eye drop to be used at the time of lens insertion to, presumably, bulk-up the post-lens tear film and so improve comfort.