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I just had laser eye surgery a year ago, any specific eye drops for extreme dryness?

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Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine
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In brief: Yes

Systane is a great over the counter eye moisturizer after surgery.
Restasis is an expensive prescription alternative. For severe dry eyes try a thin layer of petrolatum.

In brief: Yes

Systane is a great over the counter eye moisturizer after surgery.
Restasis is an expensive prescription alternative. For severe dry eyes try a thin layer of petrolatum.
Dr. Christopher Guzik
Dr. Christopher Guzik
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Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

Systane is an over the counter eye drop for relief of eye dryness after lasik.
Restasis is an expensive prescription medication for the same treatment. For extreme dry eye conditions, a thin coat of petrolatum is an effective inexpensive option. Be sure to clean your fingers prior to applying.

In brief: Yes

Systane is an over the counter eye drop for relief of eye dryness after lasik.
Restasis is an expensive prescription medication for the same treatment. For extreme dry eye conditions, a thin coat of petrolatum is an effective inexpensive option. Be sure to clean your fingers prior to applying.
Dr. Christopher Guzik
Dr. Christopher Guzik
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