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Condition: Dry Eye
4/22/2009 8:50:08 PM

Reviewer: knae9202, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
im having trouble with the ins to aprove it or have to pay full price, which was around to $ 200. 300. out of pocket

Condition: Dry Eye
4/12/2009 8:38:00 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have had outbreaks of shingles in my left eye for 2 years now I have only been using this drug for 3 days now it seems to be working fine, my eyes are not as dry,the shingles damaged my tear duct in my left eye,I HAVE BEEN NOT SLEEPING AS WELL.

Condition: Dry Eye
4/3/2009 3:57:48 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I only just started this two days ago. No burning for me so far. Hope it helps but the price is prohibitive. Looking for low-cost alternatives or programs. However, I noticed a few posts about fish oil. Please try to find a vegetable source for Omega 3 and Omega 6's! Fish oil can be toxic! I have arsenic poisoning from taking the fish oil in mega-doses that doctor recommended. Do your o ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Dry Eye
3/30/2009 2:14:53 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Burning was present each time for approx. 1/2 hour. Very expensive. Could not sleep and I could not figure out why I was dizzy! then I read the other reviews! Doctor never mentioned any side effects! Remembering every 12 hours was very burden-some. I quit using it, have all but one vial used and $300.00 later! Hated the experience and the cost.

Condition: Dry Eye
3/28/2009 11:56:46 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
After battling Sjorgren's for many many years, I have found fantastic relief after only using Restatis for only 1 month. I have stopped using all other eye drops & ointments. However, I have been having sore thorats, post nasal drip and headaches which began about the time I started the eye drops. I'm not sure if they are related but sadly after reading other reviews I believe so. H ... Show Full Comment

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