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Condition: Dry Eye
7/13/2014 1:04:35 PM

Reviewer: tamumom99, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been using for 12 days. After first day my eyelids and my face around and under the lids were extremely red,crusty,cracked, tight and dry. I had "pockets" of fluid under my eyes down to almost my cheeks. The redness has improved some but the crustiness has spread all around my eyes and is not improving. The fluid pockets have decreased some but are still present. It really loo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Dry Eye
7/4/2014 2:54:12 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I discontinued Restasis use a week ago and now realize how many side effects I was having without realizing they were from the drug. Extreme sensitivity to light is gone, itchy-scratchy blood shot-eyes and red rimmed lids are gone, dry mouth is much improved, AND I'm not needing OTC Refresh drops any more than while I was using this expensive Rx drug! I had explained away the symptoms as cause ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Dry Eye
6/19/2014 6:06:36 PM

Reviewer: NO WAY!, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My eyes were dry in certain situations : in the car, in air-conditioning and in spring. Nothing really bad. I've been using Restasis for over a month and my eyes feel like, they are on fire. My eyes are 100% worse. I wish, I would have never tried this product! I paid such a ungodly price for this stuff, I felt obligated to use the 3 month supply I got. Well...I'm using this as a "les ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Dry Eye
6/8/2014 4:37:16 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have used 3 months and now I have tears flying down my face every second, I have to hold a hanky in my hand every minute to wipe the tears away. I hate RESTASIS! I was told by my Walgrees pharmacy not to take the restasis, that they are harsh for eyes!!! My doctor insisted. Then I had to go on eye steroids then antibotics, RESTASIS has caused me more issues than not. I am so pissed off abou ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Dry Eye
6/6/2014 7:12:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I tried the samples given by my doctor. Eyes didn't respond well. They became redder and I had a headache with use. I didn't fill the prescription but did check the price with a few pharmacies. RIDICULOUS. I'll try another option for dry eyes including omega 3.

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