... MiguelX, I have had blepharitis and MGD also ocular rosacea since November, 2004. I am still fighting it. In the beginning, all drops and I mean all, irritated by eyes and eye lids. ... (4 replies)
... is good. Refresh Plus is a thin drop, Refresh Endura is a thicker drop, Refresh Celluvisc is a thick drop, Refresh LiquidGel is a thick drop. Refresh PM ointment is good at bedtime. ... (36 replies)
... in shampoo solution and scrubbed edge of eyelids. Did this for a long time and then it was removing too much of the oil and made dry eyes worse. By this time the Blepharitis was same as clear. ... (36 replies)
... I use Refresh Endura in the morning and then Refresh ultra or Refresh dry eye during the day. Warm compresses morning and night. ... (9 replies)
... So far I am not finding much relief. I've been using Refresh plus or Systane during the day and Refresh Endura at night. ... (5 replies)
... Which Refresh eye-drop do you use? I have tried Refresh Celluvisc, but find it's really thick and blurs my vision for a time. I use Refresh Endura. It works the best for me, but I can only use it morning and night and need something else for in between. I find it's too hard on my lids (I have blepharitis and MGD) and really irritates if I use it more than twice a day. I... (4 replies)
... Do you scrub your eyelids because you have blepharitis? If you dont have this - there is really no need to do eye scrubs - just keep your eyelids clean.
As for the Refresh Endura - I also thought that the castor oil in it might help, for me it doesnt really feel any different to any other drop. BUT, its a very personal thing and there are people who really like it.
I... (9 replies)
... d so my tears are evaporating too quickly. I didn't find out about this until I went for a second opinion at an another opthamologists office. He told me I had Blepharitis and to start cleaning my eyelashes once a day and doing the warm compresses. ... (323 replies)
... My eyes ALWAYS suck up the yellow dye (Fluorescein) immediately too. As far as I know, all they are is dye. I don't really think they have anything special in them. I just know that my eyes are so dry that they evaporate very quickly on my eyeballs.
The reason that your tears (and your tear drops) are rolling off of the surface of your eye is because you don't have enough... (7 replies)
... Hi Amy and all'
Had my appointment on Wednesday. I thought it went well. I wasn't rushed and was seen by 3 different doctors (or assistants). The first test was the Schirmer Test. I scored 12 in left eye and 6 in right eye. They told me 10 is normal. Then, my eyes were stained with orange, looked at under light. Then, the doctor I had been referred to came in. He... (488 replies)
... hello, I am 22 and I live in New Zealand. I decided to post this information because I consider it important, and could be beneficial to others, and I could learn from others too.
late 2003 i found that my eyes seemed to look red all the time, so i would often use Visine.
in April 2004 i went to see an eye specialist. He said I had blepharitis, and that if I really had to... (488 replies)
... Hi Amy, great to have you back! I'm glad you had such a wonderful time in Disneyland, and some blissful days of forgetting about your eyes! :)
My eyes are excessively dry at night too; the lids don't stick together or anything, they are just like a desert when I wake up. When the alarm goes off in the morning, I pop in some Endura drops, hit the snooze, and let them soak in... (488 replies)
... to help with the inflammation. I use Refresha Endura drops about once per hour. ... (3 replies)
... it under control. As soon as I stop the meds it's back within a day. I also use Zaditor for allergies and the doc told me to use that as much as I want for the Blepharitis too. I happened to read last week that Zaditor can cause red eyes. So I haven't used it for a week now and have stopped the meds and only use Refresh Endura. ... (36 replies)
... ged. Several doctors said it was just "old age" and "get used to it." But I KNEW that was not the problem. To make a long story short, I started using REFRESH ENDURA eyedrops about 10 days ago. I use one plastic tube per day and store it in the refrigerator between use. ... (36 replies)
... If your eyelids are puffy and your eyes are red, it sounds to me like you have got some sort of inflammation going on. When you say you have tried every eyedrop ever made, could you be more specific? I too have tried tons and tons of eyedrops, all prescribed by my doctor. None of which work. I've used mostly all of the prescription allergy drops available, including Alocril,... (1 replies)