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Restasis or other prescription drops good treatment for chronic dry eye?

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Dry Eyes & Restatsis

Dry eyes can be very frustrating!there are many therapy options: best to start naturally (warm compresses, diluted baby shampoo scrubs) & move up a "ladder approach.
" Restasis works but takes weeks & may need steroid drop at same time (to help you tolerate restasis) more info at: http://eyedoc2020.Blogspot.Com/2013/04/best-step-ladder-approach-to-dry-eye.Html i hope this helps you!

In brief: Dry Eyes & Restatsis

Dry eyes can be very frustrating!there are many therapy options: best to start naturally (warm compresses, diluted baby shampoo scrubs) & move up a "ladder approach.
" Restasis works but takes weeks & may need steroid drop at same time (to help you tolerate restasis) more info at: http://eyedoc2020.Blogspot.Com/2013/04/best-step-ladder-approach-to-dry-eye.Html i hope this helps you!
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Dr. Robert Alexander
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Cause dependent

Restasis does help in certain types of dry eye situations to increase tear production.
May not always be able to overcome the lack of secretion of tears. Should be followed closely by your eye doctor.

In brief: Cause dependent

Restasis does help in certain types of dry eye situations to increase tear production.
May not always be able to overcome the lack of secretion of tears. Should be followed closely by your eye doctor.
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