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

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280 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Dry Eye
2/12/2015 6:34:23 PM

Reviewer: juju999spirit, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Since I started to use Restasis on Feb. 5th, I have not needed eye drops during the day to wet my contacts, and my eyes do not burn by the end of the day. It's like a miracle - it doesn't even sting when I put the drops in my eyes .... I'm one of the lucky one :)

Condition: Dry Eye
2/1/2015 6:31:44 PM

Reviewer: itchy eyes, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Didn't know I had dry eye until I was examined by my optometrist. Since using Restasis, my eyes feel dry, itchy, like I have sand in my eyes...in fact they feel worse than before I started using this product. My new Ophthalmologist recent suggested that I put Systane ointment in my eyes just prior to going to bed...to seal what she believes is a slit between my upper and lower eyelids (they ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Dry Eye
1/29/2015 6:44:06 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My eyes were so dry before I started Restasis, that I often came home from work and would just sit on the couch with my eyes closed because they would hurt so bad. They always felt so tired even though I was putting in eye drops almost every hour. I started Restasis 3 weeks ago and in the last few days, I'm noticing my eyes feel much better! I never had any burning from the drops like other u ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Dry Eye
12/31/2014 9:07:26 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My Optometrist prescribed this for my symptoms of "sand feeling in the eye" and constant need to blink. He told me in 1-2 months I should see significant improvement - then he told me it may take up to 3 months. Since starting restasis, I now have severe redness and soreness of eyelid and corners of my eye, constant tears running down my cheeks, blurred vision and severe problems readi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Dry Eye
12/24/2014 8:03:43 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have had dry eye for 10 months since switching to multi-focal contact lenses. I used OTC drops many times a day and ointment at night but nothing seemed to help. I've been on restasis 2 days now and my voice is hoarse, I have post nasal drip, red eyes and burning I didn't have before. Fortunately my copay was only $20 so expense is not my concern. I am concerned about using an immune ... Show Full Comment

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