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... I dont believe that they have actually done studies with people who already have plugs in place. ... (5 replies)
... Has Restasis worked for dry eye with anyone that has the punctal plugs in their bottom lids? ... (1 replies)
Punctal plugs
Mar 4, 2008
... They have been extremely effective for me. I use them in combination with the natural tears and Restasis. ... (3 replies)

... one in each eye , lower duct. I have had dry eyes for over 10 years. I am not using restasis although doc really pushed it . My pcp is not enthusiastic about restasis as it is so new and a immune modifier. So, I just went with the 2 plugs. While I may have some relief it isn't really much. ... (8 replies)
... I have Dry Eye. I have had it for about 13 years. I have been on Restasis for over a year and it has helped, but not totally. This week, I got silicone punctal plugs put into my lower tear ducts. ... (4 replies)
... Eye for about 12 years now. I have tried many things over the years to try to alleviate the symptoms, but nothing has been extremely effective. I have been on Restasis for the last year. ... (9 replies)
... inflammatory drops. According to the clinical results people who have plugs do not have an increase in tear production. Does anyone think in order to give restasis a full chance at efficacy plugs should be removed and then try restasis for 6 months which is the time that is suggested to see results. ... (5 replies)
... They have been this dry for about 5 years, before that they were moderately dry. I had punctal plugs and they did not work. I had that test where they put a little piece of paper under your lower lid to see the amount of tears you make and I did not make any tears. ... (13 replies)
... I just found these health boards and I am thankful that I did. I have a question about Restasis. ... (3 replies)
... Hi, I use Restasis and have not had to have the plugs in yet, but it certainly works for me! I also use OTC eye drops, especially in the office where it's air conditioned and very dry. ... (1 replies)
... I am glad to hear no problem with the 4 plugs you had put in. But you say no great improvement either. It's almost hard to believe that with the 4 plugs , that you wouldn't have a big improvement. My 2 plugs in lower haven't really made much difference . ... (9 replies)
... Would you follow up in a few days and let us know if the upper and lower plugs are working out for you? ... (8 replies)
... I just had the duct plugs inserted in both upper and lower lids this morning, so sure hope they don't cause irritation. ... (8 replies)
... I had the punctal plugs put in and thought they helped. They took a little getting used to. ... (9 replies)
... I have excellent results with Restasis and I have plugs in both lower lids. ... (5 replies)
... I started Restasis in August and so far I notice some slight improvement, although was told it takes at least 4 months to work. ... (5 replies)
Optic neuritis
Apr 18, 2006
... they found nothing and I was told to come back Friday if it didn't go away. ... (6 replies)
... times a day and that's on a GOOD day! ... (13 replies)
... I had my follow up appointment wiht my eye doc and he noticed that my eyes had not improved at all from the warm compresses and Patanol. He inserted temporary punctal plugs in my lower lids. One fell out by the end of the day. I was very very happy at first because I thought my eyes were nice and wet. ... (7 replies)
May 3, 2005
... eel it's good to try to reestablish a good tear flow back into the eyes to help with this other stuff. If we get good tear flow, it's almost for sure, the bleph and bad stuff will clear up faster. Sure would seem that way. Wash all that garbage out faster. ... (24 replies)

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