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  1. Computer Eye Syndrome 30th May 2006
    ... in my lower ducts to retain tears, I'm also using Restasis twice a day. One Dr also told me that I don't blink...

  2. Conjunctivochalasis 25th May 2006
    ... industry has not caught up with research - i.e. the Restasis that I use is based in castor oil - and studies on...
    ... drops with harmful preservatives for some reason. Has Restasis helped you in any way? Do you have any idea when you...
    ... that my local MD prescribed to use. yes, the Restasis does help, my eyes would definately be much dryer...
    ... half a drop (estimated) twice a day, along with the Restasis (2x/day) - but I really don't want glaucoma and cataracts...

  3. restasis helpful or not? 23rd May 2006
    ... Restasis has helped my dry eyes. After a long battle with Blephariti ... eyedrops, gels, ointments to no avail. Dr. prescribed Restasis and it has worked well for me. I still have to use ... eyedrops, because, Restasis does not lubricate the eyes, it causes the eyes to ... tears. I also had lower plugs put in before trying Restasis . Dr. said I could use 2 drops in each eye and ... save rest for the next time. I use Restasis morning and night. I wrap the vial with kleenex, put ... an individual's problems, everyone is different. Restasis has been well worth the money for me....
    ... Hi again Neverdifferent, I find that Restasis has helped me a little, although I am only on it since...
    ... Never different: Restasis is not available in the UK. However you can try to ... ernational pharmacy. Take your eye doctor information about restasis , and ask him for it. They may be aware of it, they...

  4. suffering from the uk...dry eye 22nd May 2006
    ... pour drops, gels, but nothing would help, I am on Restasis , and thanks god, I am a bit fine. DRY eyes make...
    ... pour drops, gels, but nothing would help, I am on Restasis , and thanks god, I am a bit fine. DRY eyes make ... you could let me know how you managed to get hold of Restasis . I live in the UK and have severe dry eyes and nothing ... which I can't take long term, so I am desperate to try Restasis ....

  5. Question on Nikijo 21st May 2006
    ... there Nikijo, I was just wondering, have you got restasis now? does it work for you? Regards Shahara...
    ... quiet wierd why you have such a hard time in getting Restasis , why do they make so much hassle? I just had to phone ... My eye doctor, didn'T even question me about the restasis , she just wrote me a prescription. Restasis will ... ! At the beginning I thought I'd get allergic to restasis , it burned a lot, but now, I don't have any problems ... Anyway Nikijo, I wish you too the best, and may you get RESTASIS soon!! Regards Shahara...

  6. Dry Eyes+False Eyelashes 21st May 2006
    ... suffering with severe dry eyes since about 5 years. I'm on Restasis since a couple of weeks, and I do feel a little difference...
    ... mkrich, my eyes too look horrible, but I am on Restasis since a while, and I am doing a little bit better...

  7. question about Alrex 17th May 2006
    ... I saw my eye doctor. She let me to try Alrex and Restasis . I have used Restasis for about one year. But I never...

  8. restasis 15th May 2006
    ... Hi Bess, I just started Restasis myself and have not experienced your symptoms. I do...
    ... Hi there, I'm using Restasis since a week now, well the eyes do feel a bit better...
    ... I Have Just Started Using Restasis And Twice I Have Felt A Fluttering Of My Heart Within ... though it's a couple months later. A year ago I tried Restasis for 30 days and had the heart flutters and irregular ... that. I decided after two weeks to stop taking the restasis even though I saw nothing on the package insert or...

  9. Purple vein at the corner of my eye 12th May 2006
    ... castor oil eye drops that are helping along with the Restasis , I wouldn't worry too much about it unless it hurts...

  10. Worst Dry Eye Case-part Ii 5th May 2006
    ... Hi again sahara How is it going on the restasis ? Im still working on getting it - god why does ... to answer your questions: As you know, Im not on restasis yet, but I have definately heard of people (on another ... board) who have got plugs in and restasis has helped them. There is no reason why plugs would ... many months. One person I spoke to recently was on restasis for 8 months with little relief but by 10 months on...
    ... Nikijo, Finally, I was wondering if you ever got Restasis , okay, well, I hope you too will get it someday soon ... , Well, I did use Restasis for 2 days and then stopped, cos my eyes burned and ... get adjust to it. Well, let's see how it works, so Restasis too has castor oil in it. didn't even read it properly...
    ... minutes. Well, let's see how things work out with Restasis . Thanx for your reply sky. Take care. Shahara...
    ... with plugs the upper ones are cauterized. Now I'm on Restasis , it does feel a bit better now, although I'm only...
    ... Yes, I use Restasis with punctum plugs in all four ducts. It worked great...
    ... before I went in for a diagnosis.) I have only been on Restasis for a little over a month. The doctor put me on Lotemax ... for 3 weeks before going on Restasis --the anti-inflamitory really made my eyes feel better ... causes your eyes to become inflamed. He also said the Restasis wouldn't work as well without getting the inflamation ... down. He also told me the Restasis wouldn't work as well if I had the punctal plugs....
    ... Eyed ones, well yes there are some who tell that Restasis wouldn'T work if you have the plugs, but I have heard ... I don't know how long I'll be able to go on with Restasis , cos it'S so damn expensive. But I'll surely try it...
    ... seeing doctors for 8 years about dye eye. i have tried restasis to no avail, since i guess my oil ducts are not producing ... the tears on the eyes. i produce enough tears, so restasis , after about 5 months burned so much and i stopped...

  11. UK/Europe based Dry Eye sufferers 5th May 2006
    ... appointment might take 6 months and i want to get restasis sooner than later....

  12. Switching To Cod Liver Oil 3rd May 2006
    ... there wasn't much difference, I didn't know about " Restasis " until february this year. Because this medication ... isn't in the market yet in Germany. I knew that Restasis needs a very long time until it actually works, Some ... their tear quality has got way better. I've been using restasis only since 4 weeks, but I found it quiet surprising ... thrice, hmm I don't know, and I am optimistic that Restasis might even work sooner on my eyes, but well, let's...

  13. Make up and dry eye syndrome - treatment in UK of dry eye syndrome 2nd May 2006
    ... wondered if anyone has any comments? Also can I get Restasis in the UK as it seems to be the best thing most people...
    ... and what the experts (in america) say. Im afriad restasis is not available in the UK, you can get it imported...
    ... long and helpful reply and for the information about restasis via an international pharmacy. I presume you havent...
    ... so I try not to talk about it much. I havent got restasis yet - I know you can get it via an international pharmacy...
    ... also from the UK. I am also trying to get hold of restasis . To answer your question, no unfortunately you cant...
    ... ususally more effective at controlling inflammation than restasis although steroids cannot be used long term because ... problems within the eye. Some doctors kick start the restasis by using a steroid drop for a couple of weeks. ...
    ... closed too, that was last year in june, now I am on Restasis since a couple of weeks, and thanks god, I am doing...
    ... closed too, that was last year in june, now I am on Restasis since a couple of weeks, and thanks god, I am doing...
    ... closed too, that was last year in june, now I am on Restasis since a couple of weeks, and thanks god, I am doing...
    ... closed too, that was last year in june, now I am on Restasis since a couple of weeks, and thanks god, I am doing...
    ... are you on restasis too? delilah?...
    ... wondered if anyone has any comments? Also can I get Restasis in the UK as it seems to be the best thing most people...
    ... from the opthamologists yesterday after a month of Restasis treatment I have had zero change in my Thygesons. ... very difficult condition to get rid of. I had used Restasis once before and had some relief but it came back and ... giving me a headache. A post was correct in that the Restasis is expensive...$100 US for 32 vials. They suggest...

  14. I have Blepharitis and dry eye both, Please help! 30th April 2006
    ... lot of eye drop and warm compresses. I almost use Restasis for one year. Recently she asked me use Nevanac ... twice a day, Restasis twice a day, Soothe once a day or Systane once a day...
    ... to treat Blepharitis or dry eye and got help? 1) Restasis 2) Systane 3) Xibrom 4) F.M.L ointment 5) Nevanac...

  15. Square One Again 30th April 2006
    ... see if that will help. Nothing else has, including Restasis . If there are other doctors where you are, it...

  16. optic neuritis 18th April 2006
    ... staggering cost of 850.00 and given a prescription for Restasis and you guessed it ... told to come back in a month...

  17. Doesn't Restatis Help,if Plugs Are In? 13th April 2006
    ... Yes, restasis can be used when you have plugs in. Dont quote me ... I have spoken to people with plugs who are on restasis and it does not cause them any problems so dont worry...

  18. The Worst Dry Eye Case!!! Desperate 12th April 2006
    ... worst dry eye' on here! I dont think you can get restasis in germany - I cant get it in the UK. I assume ... eye, steroids drops should help dampen this down. Restasis is also an anti-inflammatory but has a much longer...
    ... several months to notice a significant effect from restasis and many people continue with it for much longer ...
    ... and I've used every kind of eye drop, including the Restasis which I am on now. It's horrible, when I wake up ... work, they say it sometimes takes 6 months before the Restasis takes effect and yes it's too expensive but what do...
    ... tons of eye drops to see which ones work better. The Restasis takes so long to work and I am giving it a year before...
    ... was a nice check for $400. I recently started on Restasis about a month ago. I didn't realize it takes a long...
    ... Sahara: You know if your finding the price of restasis to expensive most people recommend keeping it in the...

  19. Best eyedrops for dry eyes?? 8th April 2006
    ... minutes. You can also ask your doctor about prescription Restasis , which can be quite expensive if you don't have insurance...
    ... I have servere dry eyes as well. I use both Restasis 2 times a day and Refresh For Servere Dry Eyes as ... cause my eyes to feel even worse in the morning. Restasis works better after you have used them for a while...

  20. Eye strain/pain please help....Restasis.... 7th April 2006
    ... dont have any thyroid disorders and I've had taken restasis . About 10 years ago when I got dry eyes is when I...

  21. Huge Difference for Dry Eye & MGD 7th April 2006
    ... known to man), prescription drops (steroids, NASID's, Restasis , anti-inflammatories - you have to see my medicine...

  22. Ouit using Restasis.... 5th April 2006
    ... for posting those! I never could get any good from Restasis either. My Dr. had me start taking fish oil, so I...
    ... Hi do you know if restasis could cause eye strain?? I started getting eye strain ... and "pain" about the same time I started using restasis ....
    ... thread! I felt like I was the ONLY one that thought Restasis was a waste. I have been dealing with dry eyes for...

  23. painful eyes 3rd April 2006
    ... of the aqueous side of it. He has also mentioned Restasis - not sure why though because we cant get it and he...

  24. mucus in eye in morning 1st April 2006
    ... eyes day and night and my eyes are so dry, I am on Restasis and NAC drops from a compounding pharmacy but I also ... t use Visine. If you can afford it try getting on Restasis , they say it takes about 6 months to work? As for...

  25. Burning eyes 1st April 2006
    ... i was refering to being perscribed medication like restasis , steroids. In the UK optitions prob do the same thing ... to know much about dry eye and the persriction med restasis is not available....
    ... i was refering to being perscribed medication like restasis , steroids. In the UK optitions prob do the same thing ... to know much about dry eye and the persriction med restasis is not available. Sorry, didn't know you were in...

  26. Rosacea on my face that's causing my eye problems? 22nd March 2006
    ... arteficial drop and steroid drop on the market as well as restasis . I have also tried doxycycline and punctum plugs....
    ... eyelids with. Washrag was too rough on eyelids. Using Restasis twice a day plus preservative free eyedrops has helped ... . Restasis does not moisten the eyes, need to use other eye drops ... 5 minutes after using Restasis . I use Refresh Plus, Refresh Celluvisc, or Systane...

  27. Purple, Misty, Michell, Faith... 15th March 2006
    ... not having Blepharitis these days. The plugs plus Restasis and eye drops are keeping my eyes in good condition...

  28. Very upset about high IOP. 12th March 2006
    ... them all. I am assuming you have already tried restasis to no avail? Like me you are young, in your twenties...

  29. Severe dry eyes & steroid drops 2nd March 2006
    ... england (who know squat) if he has persricbed you restasis ? We have an international company which can import ... restasis as well but the problem is the doctors look at you ... york at the end of the month to see Dr Laknay. To get restasis and doxy and a better diagnosis. maybe in the...
    ... been given for your condition? have you tried to get restasis ? who did you see at moorfields? I tried to get restasis...
    ... HI there Nikijo, got Restasis yet? just curious. Bye Regards Nikijo...
    ... doc. day before yesterday. she asked, : Are you sure Restasis will help you, we haven't got any study's about it ... aernt able to advice you properly. All I know is that Restasis is in the states since a while now, and I've heard...
    ... culprit - these should help. SAHARA - Nope! not got restasis yet - Im looking to see when is the earliest I can...

  30. Rce 2nd March 2006
    ... that he could see the traumatized area. I am on Restasis , and I also use BOTH Systane and Refresh Liquigel ... in second. My personal experience has been that Restasis is wonderful, but NOT the best drop for "just before ... your eyes closed - get drops in eyes (or water) -use Restasis eyedrops, but not as your end of night, lubricating...

  31. Filamentary Keratitus 28th February 2006
    ... dry eye, Theralife Eye and Bio Tears. Have you tried Restasis ?? Welcome to the thread! Purple, Three days...
    ... NOT SURE WHY THIS IS HAPPENING? I HAVE TRIED THE RESTASIS AND I THOUGHT IT WAS A TOTAL WASTE OF MONEY!! I PAID...
    ... potentially doing more harm than good. For example, Restasis is an anti-inflammatory drop. Well, I was so severely...
    ... mucus that comes out. So he wants me back on the Restasis for 3 months and he also gave me a perscription for ... all of this was happening. So I will be back on the Restasis and try the NAC drops, keep on the no-smoking and...
    ... stuck when they blink - that's me. I hope the Restasis works for you. It's just too bad that you have to...
    ... updated to how the NAC drops work and back on the Restasis . D...
    ... eye drops today but I haven't tried them yet. My Restasis was $114.00!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Its freakin ridiculous ... shipping and not the $14, I just had forked over $114 for Restasis and then she pulls this crap, I think its wonderful...
    ... drops from them as well as Cyclosporine drops (before Restasis came out) and some other drops. They have a lot of...
    ... every single day and night. I am not sure if the Restasis will work with the NAC drops, but I am seriously doubting...
    ... Delilah, Sorry you are paying out so much for Restasis . I have almost a whole months supply I am not using ... refused to put the bandage lense on and prescribed Restasis . Frustrating! My eye was such an ugly mess that no ... office hours. But a third doc said I should not be on Restasis while I am getting abrasions from filaments as it ... and abrasions. So he put on the lense, stopped the Restasis and I take an anitbiotic drop. It is this plan that...
    ... strings, I wonder if I need to use them as long as the Restasis ?...
    ... strings, I wonder if I need to use them as long as the Restasis ? There is a surgery called PTK (I think) that regenerate ... Thankfully for the rest of mankind it is rare... Restasis may be tried but I do not have the go ahead yet. If...
    ... mucus strings and dry as freaking bones, Im on the Restasis and tomorrow I go see my local eye doctor and Im going...
    ... after using these Castor Oil Eye drops, I am still on Restasis and I am going to continue using the Restasis as well...
    ... could give me and all his patients. Im still on the Restasis and all the vitamins, but I just had to let you all...
    ... coming out for those of us who didn't have success with Restasis . It is called Diquafosol. The FDA says there is no ... need for it because it does the same thing as Restasis . So they pulled it. It is doing well in Japan though ... , possibly because they don't have Restasis there. The FDA thinks that everyone should just use ... Restasis . We shouldn't have any options. But what about those ... of us who Restasis doesn't work for, or who can't use it?...
    ... little bit better, Im going to continue using the Restasis and the Castor oil eye drops. I really think that...

  32. Doc Visit Results 27th February 2006
    ... eye is being repeat treated with another trial of Restasis , and if I recall right, I either didn't do well with ... but he was afraid of increased pressure, hence the Restasis being given instead of a regular steroid. That's...
    ... your doctor appointment went OK. I hope that the Restasis will work for you and help to get rid of some of the ... dryness. One tip that helps me is to keep the Restasis in the fridge. If I don't then it will burn when...
    ... away soon. Glad that you are gonna be trying the Restasis . I've been on it about 4 months now, not sure if...

  33. SEVERE dry eye (And I do mean severe!) 20th February 2006
    ... have tried fish/omega oils. What can I do??? I tried restasis but it was so expensive ($60 a month) I stopped using...
    ... for? What treatments have you tried other than Restasis ? Do you have Blepharitis? Do you know what...
    ... for? What treatments have you tried other than Restasis ? Do you have Blepharitis? Do you know what...

  34. Filamentary Keratitus 16th February 2006
    ... eye syndrome is behind this I think. One doc pushed restasis but I researched it and only 15% of 1200 patients ... you need to discontinue. Have you tried this drug restasis ?? There are some well touted natural remedies on the...
    ... I tried Restasis but I was allergic to it. I am allergic to so many...
    ... be solved is the underlying cause, dry eye. In the restasis study on 15% of the 1200 patients got relief and the...
    ... refered me out because I showed hesitation at taking restasis . He also would not precribe doxycycline, said he saw ... along with this eye problem and pain. I have read that restasis can cause immunal problems, is often not successful...
    ... You are right. Taking Restasis is only going to mask the problem. If there is any...
    ... You are right. Taking Restasis is only going to mask the problem. If there is any...
    ... end to abrasions and filaments. Last resort will be restasis , some time off Klonopin may help....
    ... investigating that. An anti-inflammatory drop like Restasis would certainly help any inflammation in your Lacrimal...

  35. Dry Eyes: New Eye Drops By Allergan. [bleph Sufferers] 6th February 2006
    ... discovered that Allergan have intoduced a drug called Restasis for dry eye. For chronic inflammation of / inside ... must read this new drug report. Do a Google search on Restasis by Allergan, it was intoduced in October 2005. ...
    ... Hi restasis has been out for dry eyes since 2003 in america, but...

  36. Dry eyes related to skin problems? 3rd February 2006
    ... plugs, which I told him didn't work. And he mentioned Restasis , which I told him didn't work. He shrugged and said...

  37. Corneal Erosion 1st February 2006
    ... keratitus, cause, simply dry eye. My third doc wants me on restasis but it takes one to three months to start working...
    ... can get it just about anywhere. 4. I've heard of Restasis and it is relatively new for dry eye. Not sure of...

  38. Dry Eyes Are Killing Me! 30th January 2006
    ... Then it was on to the steroid drop Lotemax, and then Restasis . Strangely enough, somewhere within this time frame ... is Dioxycycline twice daily at 100mg per dose, and Restasis twice daily. I was also wondering how long it will...

  39. DRY EYES & BLEPHAROSPASM. 20th January 2006
    ... Just discovered Allergan have intoduced a drug called Restasis for dry eye. You must if you suffer from severe ... eyelid discomfort read this drug report. Do Google on Restasis by Allergan, it was intoduced in October 2005....

  40. Question About Mgd 1st January 2006
    ... Mike, Did you ever try Restasis ? I still think you will get better from this, seeing...

  41. MGD and Blepharitis will it end? 30th December 2005
    ... work. Finally had lower lid plugs put in and started Restasis , it worked. I put eyedrops in eyes every 2 hours, ... reduce eyelid soaks/scrubs to once a day but keep using Restasis and eyedrops. It is now a matter of keeping blepheritis ... sometimes I wait too long to put drops in. I use Restasis after morning eyelid soak/scrub, wait 5 minutes and...
    ... does give the rest of us hope. I wish I could try Restasis , since I can't find any drops that work. Unfortunately...
    ... Restasis does not clear up blepharitis, it stimulates the eyes ... moisturizing eyedrop is needed about 5 minutes after using Restasis and during the day and night. Restasis works for some ... and not for others, all depends on the individual. Restasis is very expensive, but, it is worth it if it works...
    ... things feel o.k. it is easy to let time slip by. After Restasis started working, eyes lasted longer between drops...

  42. This Is Strange But Nice! 29th November 2005
    ... either. I think 10mm is normal. So, hopefully the Restasis (been on it about 30 days) will kick in for me soon...
    ... alot easier on me if they just did the plugs and the restasis when I first started having problems! Grrr.... :...
    ... The only thing is that they don't recommend using Restasis if you have plugs or have been cauterized. Don...
    ... this. I remember months ago thinking that plugs and Restasis were only for those who were REALLY bad off...but...

  43. Whats the best eye ointment or gel for dry eyes? 14th November 2005
    ... extremely dry, you might to ask your Eye Doc about Restasis . You need a prescription for that. Good Luck,...
    ... have also tried everything from warm compresses to restasis to goggles. I am kind of running out of options but...

  44. My Eyes Are Frequently Red and Tight 3rd November 2005
    ... If dry eye is the cause of this does anyone know if restasis would help with this??...

  45. Restasis might cause worse myopia? 21st October 2005
    ... I think I am having a problem with Restasis too. My vision would become very blurred after only ... more stuff in my eyes than before. So I am stopping Restasis for 2 weeks to see if that is what it is and if not...

  46. The Date Is Set!!!! 12th October 2005
    ... would burn and feel like stuff was in them. I started Restasis at this time and got bottem plugs put in. At...
    ... would go away. He also gave me a prescription for Restasis . When I asked for a time frame he said it is hard...
    ... didn't help that those errands were picking up my Restasis and buying some more drops and lid scrubs...hahaha...
    ... m sure that is rare though. Between that and the Restasis that I just started last week, I may not know which...

  47. Amniotic Membrane (AMT) 23rd September 2005
    ... the "wrinkling" as I take fatty acids, glucosamine, restasis , systane, and still have dry eyes. arrrgggh! And...
    ... been dry ever since. I use Hydro eye, glucosamine, restasis , systance, but still can't get back to the way my...
    ... when I've had Schirmer's scores - prior to using Restasis - the scores were in the middle range, as I recall ... . After I started using the Restasis , I think the Schirmer's scores were ok... I personally ... supplements, - and the only thing that helps is both Restasis and the Hydro eye - and the hydro eye contains a mucin...

  48. Is it a kind of Blepharitis’s symptom or my glasses' problem. 8th September 2005
    ... want to know some more details of how you used the Restasis . I know that some times the posterior blef. is called ... meibomitis.. and all these are related. What is the Restasis for ? Do you use computers ? Thank you PS...

  49. Help! 1st August 2005
    ... still VERY dry to keep using lubricating drops and restasis . He also told me that I have something called Blepharitis...
    ... You need to continue using your tear drops & Restasis , and treat the blepharitis as your doctor instructed...
    ... plugs in both eyes and I am doing warm compresses and restasis daily. Do you know how long it takes before dry eyes...
    ... plugs in both eyes and I am doing warm compresses and restasis daily. Do you know how long it takes before dry eyes...

  50. Dry Eyes??? 16th July 2005
    ... tried, as a last resort, there is an eyedrop called Restasis that encourages eyes to produce more tears and there...

  51. I saw Purple's doctor 15th July 2005
    ... purple's NYC doctor. He gave me a perscription for Restasis without hesitation. He was surprised my first oph ... He was super nice. I look forward to starting the restasis because I don't know what else to look forward to...
    ... long run, I'm sure they'll be helpful. I hope the Restasis works for you! Oh, sometimes the girls from the...
    ... months now :( I have all 4 punctas pluged I've been on Restasis for thep ast 7 months and since I have Sjogren's I...

  52. Need info on Steroid Drops 10th July 2005
    ... plugs put in, but they only made me worse. I tried Restasis when it came out, and it helped for a while, but no...
    ... me to continue for the second month. Did you use Restasis only and no other eyedrops? Did you use Restasis ... eyes feel dry before using eyedrops to lubricate? Restasis does not lubricate the eyes, it only encourages eyes ... preservative eye drops for moisture in eyes. Use Restasis , wait 5 minutes, then use eyedrops for moisture. I...

  53. Question for Montgumski 9th July 2005
    ... lacrimal component of my tear film so he prescribed to me Restasis . I've been on the Restasis now for about a month ... easier to tolerate then before and I contribute that to Restasis . That's about all I have to say for now. If you...
    ... quantity or quality of the lacrimal gland tears. What Restasis does is it suppresses the immune system. I'm not...

  54. Good Eye Scaring Me Now 7th July 2005
    ... m afraid of taking any eye medications, especially Restasis (won't touch it with a ten foot poll after reading...

  55. Is there any kind of eye drop ( over -the counter) can help lots of tears? 3rd July 2005
    ... about one and half month ago, my doctor let me try Restasis and FML S.O.P (Ophthalmic ointment ) for one month...
    ... catch drips. Did you use an eyedrop after using the Restasis ? Remember, Restasis is not a moisturizer for the eyes ... to use regular eyedrops about 5 minutes after the Restasis to keep eyes moist. Using eyedrops every 2 hours will...

  56. Blepharitis--Chronic or Curable? 29th June 2005
    ... Sometimes, I think this is a life sentence. I tried Restasis , and had an allergic reaction to it, so that will...
    ... finally cleared but still had dry eyes big time. Started Restasis and later had tear duct plugs. All during this time ... better. It is quite an ordeal, must wait 5 mins after Restasis before using the Celluvisc, then PM ointment, but...
    ... dry eyes, I have tear duct plugs in lower lids, use Restasis morning & night, Refresh Celluvisc every 2 hours,...
    ... eyedrops do not solve the dry eye problem, there is Restasis that will help encourage eyes to produce tears in ... instead of draining like they do normally. I now use Restasis and have the tear duct plugs plus use eyedrops. Restasis...
    ... not as bad now as in the beginning. We don't have Restasis in Canada. Wish we did. I would like to try it....

  57. Red Eyes 25th June 2005
    ... producing enough tears, there is a new medicine called Restasis that helps encourage the eyes to produce tears (last ... glands healthy and keep Blepharitis at bay. Then I use Restasis morning and night to encourage natural tears, then...

  58. Finally Got Up Courage... 24th June 2005
    ... To start the Restasis ! I've stood the dry eye stuff long as I can, so this...

  59. New Thread Re: EYES 15th June 2005
    ... be much cheaper than tear drops, too. You could try Restasis . Just because it didn't work for me (well, I am downright...
    ... new "Corvette" 'puter! Yep, I'm ready to do some Restasis and see what happens. My eyes are dry as a dessert...
    ... machine not all clogged up with junk. So how's that Restasis treating you? AOK I hope. Gotta run, gotta go...
    ... tests, but something is crazy. I finally tried Restasis . Swelled my eyes up next a.m. like a toad! Guess...
    ... something for the way people are acting lately. Sorry the restasis did that to you. I assume you've stopped them, so...
    ... They are supposed to be used for the same thing as Restasis . But it's a different medicine. The FDA had approved...

  60. Doxy for corneas/ what about the sun? 14th June 2005
    ... Been taking 100mg of doxycycline daily and Restasis 2 x day-but now that it's summer-of couse the doxy ... problems that this is the basic protocol-doxy and Restasis . Anyone tried any other med? Even with sunscreen I...

  61. Saw Doctor Got Shot! 13th June 2005
    ... I'm trying to get up courage to start trying the Restasis . Been sitting in there for two or three weeks! I...
    ... given any pain. Still don't know if I'll risk the Restasis or not, Faith. Time will tell. In a hurry-have to...

  62. about Use Restasis 9th June 2005
    ... to be kept clean and germ-free. When I was using Restasis , I used the same vial twice before discarding. Figured ... once open so used it even longer. I gave up using Restasis two weeks ago after trying it for four months. It...
    ... it is Bleparoconjunctivitis. She asked me to use Restasis , but I think the Restasis is used to treat dry eyes...
    ... doctor all the details when she suggested you use Restasis . If she doesn't take the time to answer all your ... see someone else. You have the right to know. Restasis is used for keratoconjunctivitis sicca, or chronic ... dry eyes. In the company's brochure or Web site ( restasis .com), they claim it helps increase tear production...
    ... I am using Restasis and it seems to be helping. Had to stop using eyedrops ... seems to be controlled now. Doctor told me the Restasis is very expensive and for me to use 2 drops in each...
    ... I've been useing Restasis for the last 5 months. Both of my cornea's were so ... has been this way for the last 5 months. I was using Restasis 2 xs a day now up to 4xs a day. I'm not giving up ... Now, my optho. told me that the sales rep. for restasis told him that the same vial could be used more then...
    ... protruding, which was irritating my corneas. Never tried Restasis but I read that you can preserve the drops longer...
    ... I have just begun use of Restasis and had hoped it would help the dry eye situation...

  63. can dry eyes cause twitching 30th May 2005
    ... right eye being so dry. Another question, if you use restasis drops, do you have to use them continously or once...

  64. Got punctals.. next step, restasis. Anyone had good results with restasis? 28th May 2005
    ... but hadn't felt any relief at all. I started taking restasis 2 wks ago. So far no results. There is a slight...
    ... s getting worse and I know the only thing left is restasis and I haven't heard one person who said it worked...
    ... treatments. This maybe a little premature but I believe Restasis is helping a lot. I have like no side effects so far ... there is an inflammatory component to your dry eye. Restasis is anti-inflammatory, so it might be right up your...
    ... I don't have any burning whatsoever. The Restasis helps me a lot....
    ...
    ... taking it for about 3 weeks as well. I believe the Restasis helps when I don't use the computer so much. If I...

  65. Dry eye and driving 26th May 2005
    ... don't seem to help at all. I have just started on restasis , so far besides the burning, it hasn't helped, but...

  66. Need help for conjunctivitis 23rd May 2005
    ... said it is irritation), My doctor asked me to use Restasis once a day, Doxycycline I tablet ( 100 MG) Every ... two questions here, 1) I am tearing right now, the Restasis works by increasing the amount of tears I make, so...

  67. Dry Eye Relief post Accutane??? 19th May 2005
    ... post-treatment to recover from this problem? I am on Restasis , artificial tears, and trying out theralife capsules...

  68. Dry Eye/Accutane Connection? Poll 18th May 2005
    ... ease the dry eye symptoms. I am currently using Restasis and Systane eye drops. Also, giving acupuncture a...
    ... ease the dry eye symptoms. I am currently using Restasis and Systane eye drops. Also, giving acupuncture a...

  69. Restasis or Erythromycin Ointment? 13th May 2005
    ... Restasis is a form of Cyclosporine, which is a non-steroidal ... scrubs for him for a few months, and he's fine now. Restasis is only going to help with the watery layer of tears ... if you use both the Erythromycin ointment and the Restasis , you are hitting the dryness from both ends. I ... developed a sensitivity to it. But, we thought we'd try Restasis anyway when it came out, since it was a different...

  70. Purple? Uber? Anybody! 6th May 2005
    ... house just surfing around. How are you? Has the restasis had any effect yet? Sorry I can't help with the eye...
    ... planet's biggest chicken, but I am holding off on the Restasis for now. I am so very sensitive to medication and...

  71. Restasis 3rd May 2005
    ... is to start with plugs in one set of tear ducts or Restasis , however, I can tell you from personal experience ... and reading results of many others......that Restasis is very slow going and almost a non detectable improvement...
    ... was the quicker help. I read on the site where the Restasis is a slow go. It may be, I need to push for the corks...
    ... Hot ziggity! The doctor agreed to call in a Rx for Restasis ! Cool! Ironically, my eyes have been clearer and...
    ... problem. Wish you all the luck in the world that the restasis will be the answer. Looks like the new dr is trying...
    ... that dry eye scared already at the very mention of Restasis !) T:)ny[/FONT][/SIZE]...
    ... Good luck with the Restasis . I was allergic to it. :( My eyes blew up and...
    ... I've also been putting Restasis in my eyes 2x a day for the last 4 months or so. I ... perm. upper plugs on Monday. Good luck with the restasis , I believe with in time it will work :)...
    ... but I will *try". First, I've decided against the Restasis . There are too many possibilities for oddball side...

  72. Dr. Tseng 13th April 2005
    ... problems because no eye drop has been effective (patanol, restasis , acular, otc tear drops, and others)...

  73. Calibug, I have a question for you 31st March 2005
    ... Are you taking Restasis and also putting castor oil on your eyelashes? ... vaseline to my lids I get irritation. Would using Restasis in combination with vaseline and/or castor oil stop...

  74. Lacrisert for dry eyes? 24th March 2005
    ... comfortable the pellets feel in your lids. I've been using Restasis for nearly 2 months now and haven't noticed any difference...

  75. Any LASIK related dry eyes out there? 3rd March 2005
    ... probably give it a shot. Currently, I am 4 weeks into Restasis and use TheraTears drops several times a day. I do ... notice a little difference with the Restasis but it's not a miracle. I have to hang onto this hope...
    ... I started on Restasis at the beginning of February and I'm gradually noticing ... During the day, I use TheraTears drops in between the Restasis and that helps too. As far as the computer, I...

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