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    Condition: Dry Eye
    2/3/2010 1:44:27 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My eyes were driving me crazy with the burning, hurting and feeling like a foreign object was in them. Went to an ophthamologist who diagnosed "no infection," recommended artificial tears and sent me on my way. Very expensive and not very helpful. Tried various brands of artificial tears and gels. None really helped. Went to my optometrist who diagnosed moderate-severe dry eyes with scra ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Dry Eye
    1/19/2010 11:06:34 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    This has been a miracle drug for me. I had been using artificial tears every 1 1/2 hours. Started using Restasis - zero side effects - and within 3 weeks could cut back to artificial tears once every 2 hours, and after 6 weeks once every 2 1/2 hours. But the best part is that my eyes feel normal again, which they never did with artificial tears alone.

    Condition: Dry Eye
    12/18/2009 12:31:12 PM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Taking this drug for about six months now with no relief. Other than my wallet is lighter!

    Condition: Dry Eye
    12/7/2009 12:27:10 AM

    Reviewer: sutharsan, 13-18 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    good but very expencive.

    Condition: Dry Eye
    12/4/2009 12:17:43 AM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have been taking Restasis for about 9 months. I have Sicca Syndrom and I can tell a big difference when I use the tear drop. I have not had any side affects, with the exception of the stinging. I have even been able to stop using my OTC drops as frequently. Also, one thing to ask your doctor about is plugging your punctals if you have severe dry eye. Good luck to all who use this product, ... Show Full Comment

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