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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

Condition: Dry Eye
2/3/2010 4:44:59 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
The dry eye part really helped my eyes. I could hardly wear my contacts anymore. After about 2 wks, I could wear my contacts for several hours again. The side effect that I have had -- I do not see anywhere on here or in "side effects". Evidently, my skin is allergic to the drops. Beside my eye- where the tears may seep out at night, my skin looks chapped and hurts, and is very red. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Dry Eye
2/3/2010 1:44:27 AM

Reviewer: judy, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My eyes were driving me crazy with the burning, hurting and feeling like a foreign object was in them. Went to an ophthamologist who diagnosed "no infection," recommended artificial tears and sent me on my way. Very expensive and not very helpful. Tried various brands of artificial tears and gels. None really helped. Went to my optometrist who diagnosed moderate-severe dry eyes with scra ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Dry Eye
1/19/2010 11:06:34 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This has been a miracle drug for me. I had been using artificial tears every 1 1/2 hours. Started using Restasis - zero side effects - and within 3 weeks could cut back to artificial tears once every 2 hours, and after 6 weeks once every 2 1/2 hours. But the best part is that my eyes feel normal again, which they never did with artificial tears alone.

Condition: Dry Eye
12/18/2009 12:31:12 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Taking this drug for about six months now with no relief. Other than my wallet is lighter!

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