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Eyes are dry from glaucoma drops. Other than artificial tears are there any other remedies.

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Dr. Christopher Paris
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Preservative allergy

Allergy to preservative should be ruled out.
Typically this manifest as itching and redness. Preservative free medication is available. If actually secondary to dryness, try different tear drops. All are variations of lubricant and water. Just need to find right combo. Perhaps a gel based drop such as systane gel would give more relief. Restasis and punctal plugs are alternatives. Flax oil.

In brief: Preservative allergy

Allergy to preservative should be ruled out.
Typically this manifest as itching and redness. Preservative free medication is available. If actually secondary to dryness, try different tear drops. All are variations of lubricant and water. Just need to find right combo. Perhaps a gel based drop such as systane gel would give more relief. Restasis and punctal plugs are alternatives. Flax oil.
Dr. Christopher Paris
Dr. Christopher Paris
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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology

In brief: Dry eyes

Preservative free artificial tears, oral omega 3's, and warm compresses.
If not helping you can try punctual plugs and or restasis.

In brief: Dry eyes

Preservative free artificial tears, oral omega 3's, and warm compresses.
If not helping you can try punctual plugs and or restasis.
Dr. Michael Ham
Dr. Michael Ham
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