Acupuncture was significantly superior to artificial tears in tear break-up time, Schirmer I test, and cornea fluorescein staining; Low to moderate quality evidence (Yang 2015 – SR & MA of 7 RCTs)(1)


1. Yang L, Yang Z, Yu H, Song H. Acupuncture therapy is more effective than artificial tears for dry eye syndrome: evidence based on a meta-analysis. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2015;2015:143858.