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Condition: Dry Eye
9/26/2009 11:09:23 AM

Reviewer: Annie39, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
After reading many reviews about the terrible burning and cost of this medication I thought I would share some tips. I was lucky to have a very well informed eye doctor and staff. They told me to use the holder in the starter kit-refrigerate the vials so they burn much less-open the vial, use in AM-place opened vial in the holder-which holds it upright-back in the refrigerator to use again in PM. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Dry Eye
9/20/2009 11:49:29 PM

Reviewer: imisery, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The first time I used it I developed inflammation and discharge after a couple of months, which was relieved when I stopped. I have one punctal plug in each eye, use Lotemax, and Eurythromycin for infection. One year later my ophthamologist wants me to use it again. Three days after starting my eyelid with the plug is swollen and feels that the plug is protruding. Pretty miserable. The web site sa ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Dry Eye
8/15/2009 11:39:58 PM

Reviewer: Judye, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was on Restasis two years when I decided to stop using it a month ago. For three or four months my eyes were redder and watering like crazy. For two weeks following cataract surgery in May, I stopped the Restasis. I noticed the watering stopped and my eyes were not as red. They actually felt better than they had in months. That's when it dawned on me the Restasis was probably the problem wit ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Dry Eye
8/9/2009 9:06:40 PM

Reviewer: not satisfied, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
my side effects include upset stomach and lost of appetite and shortness of breath...

Condition: Dry Eye
8/8/2009 11:21:38 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was told that this would be the drop that help my dry eyes...did NOT happen. I was still having to use the "tears" as often as if not more often as before. Definitely does not live up to it's advertisements when it comes to the needs of my eyes.

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