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What is cellulose?

Cellulose is a building block of plant cells and fiber. Cellulose cannot be digested by people, and is used to add bulk to the diet.

This answer is based on the source infromation from the the National Cancer Institute
Cellulose is a prescription eye insert that belongs to a class of medications called artificial tears. It is placed in the eye to treat dry, irritated eyes. It is also used to treat decreased corneal sensitivity and keratitis. It works by helping maintain eye moisture, which protects the eye from infections, injury, and the symptoms of dry eyes. Cellulose is often prescribed when the solution version of artificial tears does not relieve symptoms. Cellulose is also found under the brand name Lacrisert.

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