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... 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)
Tear duct plugs?
May 13, 2004
... hypo. The lab work showed consistent elevated lab values once with the t4 and the rest the t3 was higher. The last lab that I've seen the tsh was 2.5 which for me when that is normal is 1.5 and the t3 was higher. ... (19 replies)
... I have severe dry eye and have tried just about everything, currently using Restasis for a few months without much luck. ... (4 replies)

... Glad to hear your eyes are better. Don't stop treatment, continue for a long time and make sure the infection has cleared. ... (36 replies)
... I did hot compresses for 10 minutes morning and night, set a timer. When doing compresses it seems like a long time when in reality it is not, so, I depended on a timer to tell me when 10 minutes were up. ... (36 replies)
... The doc just called it Blepharitis. The oil glands were clogged and infected and had some crusting and sticky eyelids, itchy eyelids. ... (36 replies)
Red Eyes
Jun 26, 2005
... I am using this med. Also, depending on how dry eyes are and whether eye drops correct the problem, plugs can be put in the lower tear ducts in order to keep more tears in the eyes and not drain away. I now have the lower tear duct plugs. ... (16 replies)
... I think it just means that they didn't have any patients that got increased tear production when they were doing their studies - doesn't mean it won't happen though. Maybe your dr. is having you start on it to see if it will help you. I am using Restasis and it has increased tear production for me to the point where my eyes are pretty normal (but I don't have the plugs... (2 replies)
... I doubt you caused dry eyes by limited contact lens use. The relationship between contacts and dry eyes usually occurs after many years of use. It's possible that you had problems with your lenses because you ALREADY had slightly dry eyes. ... (10 replies)
... Hi Sue, I read your post on severe dry eye. I am 44, was diagnosed with acute leukemia in 2002, had a bone marrow transplant later that year, and it saved my life so far. ... (9 replies)
... I wouldn't worry about being dependent on the plugs Michelle. If you are, you are. It's not terrible, if they help you. It's good that your insurance will pay for it. Mine did not have a problem with it either. ... (244 replies)
... Me too. I needed something to do, so I decided to have dry eyes. One day I just said "I wish I had an eye problem" and "poof", I had dry eyes. But the thing is, the next day when I said "I wish I didn't have an eye problem", there was no "poof". ... (22 replies)

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