A 38-year-old member asked:
What is the treatment for severe dry eye after lasix (furosemide) surgery?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Plugs,drops,ointment: Dry eye is a very common side effect from lasik. First use preservative free artificial tears 4-5/day. Then consider punctal plugs to block the tear drains. You can also consider ointment at bedtime and/or Restasis twice a day. Also, drink more water, sleep more, don't have a fan blowing in you face and wear sunglasses when outside.
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LASIK Surgery 18 years experience
Dry eye: Dry eye after lasik surgery is treated with non-preservative artificial tears during the day, ointment at night, warm compresses, and omega-3 fatty acid supplementation. If persistent symptoms, Restasis and bilateral lower lid plugs may be placed. See your eye doctor.
5.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Apr 16, 2017
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