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Condition: Dry Eye
7/8/2009 3:35:26 PM

Reviewer: merrymary, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This is the only thing that gives me any relief from my dry eyes associated with Sjogren's Syndrome. Much more effective than Restasis. I put them in every morning and don't think about them or notice them all day. If I forget them, my eyes are burning by lunchtime so much that I can't read or drive. It takes a little practice to get used to putting them in, but probably no more th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Dry Eye
6/3/2009 3:43:51 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I had lasik in 2007, and have had dry eye since. These inserts make my eyes really red, and irritated. Still not 100% convinced about there effectivness

Condition: Dry Eye
12/24/2008 1:03:41 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have used this for 20 years to treat my dry eyes caused by Sjogren's Syndrome. It makes the quality of daily life much better.

Condition: Dry Eye
9/22/2008 8:12:03 PM

Reviewer: Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Extremely uncomfortable to place in, and keep in the lower eyelids. Easily comes out, if you sneeze, or gently rub eye. Produces very sticky tears, and when removed, the eye is excessively dry. A very bad experience with them. I used them for about 3 months hoping for some relief of my chronic condition.

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