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Update---Restasis do you use it???

Thursday, June 13, 2013

My eye doctor prescribed Restasis for my dry eyes, I guess quite common condition after menopause.

Was wondering if any of you use it and what has your experience been. I hate using medications at all, but the over the counter stuff is not cutting it for me.

So it seems to be working, I use it in the morning..the whites of my eyes are actually white again and not all red. I open the little daily vile, use my dose and cap off and store in the fridge and use the next morning..Doctor said can do that way, cuts on cost. So far so good!

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    My eyes feel amazing..I used a lot of over the counter stuff..only made them feel worse. It feel strange that my eyes feel normal!
    1764 days ago
    I have used Restasis. It worked for me.

    OTC things have preservatives and eventually they make the dry eye problem worse. But Restasis is kept in the fridge and has no preservatives.

    1765 days ago
    I have a problem with this too but have not tried it.
    1772 days ago
    I agree with Julia it is very expensive. My dr. prescribed it but I did not get it because of the cost. I did use an over the counter eye drop and it helped. If you decide to use it let me know if it helped.

    1778 days ago
  • JULIA_211
    I used it for a short time but found it to be very expensive (even with insurance). I use Systane, (Over the Counter) which was recommended by an eye doctor for my son who has dry eyes too. If it hadn't been for the cost, I would've kept on using it.
    1778 days ago
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