Skip to content

Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Restasis Opht.

Overall User Ratings

260 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

«Previous 136-140 of 210 Next»
Condition: Dry Eye
3/21/2010 5:39:58 PM

Reviewer: NKL, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
The Restasis is working for me. Before starting I read many of the comments posted here and had concerns about whether it would work. But so far, I've had no problems. I have very dry eyes and over the counter eye drops were not working. My doctor, an optophthalmologist, was concerned about dryness in the eye because it could lead to blindness. He wanted me to take Restasis. But bef ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Dry Eye
3/13/2010 2:08:20 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My lips are dry and swollen after using it for 1 1/2 months. However, my eyes used to blink involuntarily and that has stopped to some degree.

Condition: Dry Eye
2/28/2010 10:45:54 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After 10 days my lips got swollen for two days. Two days later I started to feel a pressure in my chest. My family insisted that I had to go to the emergency due to the nature of the pain. I went and of course they admited me, did all the tests to check my heart and everything was fine. I am sure the Restasis is to blame. The pain lasted 3 more days after I stopped the drops. Was a very bad experi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Dry Eye
2/23/2010 2:43:58 PM

Reviewer: Sundlower, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My doctor put me on Restasis for dry eye and told me it might take a year before I noticed any significant improvement. I have now been on it for two years and haven't seen any improvement at all. My prescription has run out, and I quit!

Condition: Dry Eye
2/23/2010 12:57:38 PM

Reviewer: Joy, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I didn't know I had severely dry eyes until my eye doctor pointed it out. My eyes were itching often but I thought that was just normal, or maybe I was wearing bad mascara. Since I have been using Restasis twice daily, I notice a significant difference in redness, itchiness and dry eye. In fact, if I forget to use the medication I often am reminded by now having a sense of a dry eye. It is li ... Show Full Comment

«Previous 136-140 of 210 Next»

Ask the pharmacist

Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

Ask a Question

Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

man rubbing painful knee
Causes, warning signs.
feet
Solutions for 19 types.
acupuncture needle on shoulder
Live and thrive.
couple kissing
What do you know about locking lips?
lone star tick
How to identify that bite.
woman standing behind curtains
How it affects you.
brain scan with soda
Tips to avoid complications.
disciplining a boy
Types, symptoms, causes.
man with problem
Symptoms, causes, treatments.
woman dreaming
What Do Your Dreams Say About You?
two male hands
Understanding RA.

Newsletters

Subscribe to free WebMD newsletters.

  • WebMD Daily

    WebMD Daily

    Subscribe to the WebMD Daily, and you'll get today's top health news and trending topics, and the latest and best information from WebMD.

  • Men's Health

    Men's Health

    Subscribe to the Men's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, nutrition, and more from WebMD.

  • Women's Health

    Women's Health

    Subscribe to the Women's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, diet, anti-aging, and more from WebMD.

By clicking Submit, I agree to the WebMD Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policy

WebMD the app

Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

Find Out More
IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.