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Condition: Dry Eye
2/3/2009 3:26:57 PM

Reviewer: dmf63, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Restasis and punctal plugs helps reduce the misery of Sjogren's Syndrome. I tried Restasis a few years ago without success, but plugging tear drainage ducts seems to help it work better, possibly because it must remain in contact with the eye longer.

Condition: Dry Eye
1/27/2009 8:04:01 PM

Reviewer: AnaManuel, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
As prescirbed by my physician I have used this Restasis for the past two years. My experience has been less than satisfactory and discomfort from day one to present is severe..burning..stinging!!

Condition: Dry Eye
1/24/2009 9:43:00 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have used Restasis for 6 months. For the most part I believe it has been effective. However, I have experienced nose bleeds and blood discharges for quite some time. I too had an increase in Blood Sugar. I never made the connetion until the nasal blood discharges (mostly thick) became a chronic issue, and I read a post here that a person had experienced this as well. My dry eye has improved but ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Dry Eye
1/14/2009 5:40:36 PM

Reviewer: KateN05, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
These drops made my vision so blurry I couldn't drive. Since it has cyclosporine in it which is an immunosuppressive drug which raised my blood sugar level very high (I'm diabetic). So anyone who has a blood sugar problem shouldn't use it. It also gave me nose bleeds. Since it does suppress the immune system it probably explains why some people on here are getting infections in thei ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Dry Eye
12/24/2008 3:18:00 PM

Reviewer: contex, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I used Restasis for 6 months with some relief at first. Later, the burning and itching was too much to bear.

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