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... They have been this dry for about 5 years, before that they were moderately dry. I had punctal plugs and they did not work. ... (13 replies)
... you don't have enough of the oily layer. As you probably know, tears are made up of three layers. It is the oily layer that helps the tears stay on your eyeball. Do you have clogged oil glands? ... (7 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)

... Hello Everyone I went to see Dr. Tabin in Salt Lake City at the Moran Eye Center, he is WONDERFUL!!!! He actually took time to do tests and talk with me, I finally did the schrimmer test and Im at a .3mm, not good, I couldn't even wet the paper. ... (71 replies)
... but these are not quality tears and I still suffer from chronic ocular discomfort. With your Schirmers of 15mm I really do not think you would be a good candidate for this medication and the price....ooouch!!! ... (32 replies)
... You are right, no matter how good a medication is, if the patient is suffering from its ill effects, then the compliance becomes zero, so then what good is that treatment? ... (5 replies)
... inflammed eyes, but even he was at a loss about advising how to prevent it, other than to keep my eyes lubricated at all times, and consider getting punctal plugs to reduce dryness. ... (78 replies)
... and I still may need to switch again, but they may work well for you. ... (25 replies)
... our eyes. Try to avoid rubbing or touching your eyes or if you must make sure you wash hands. I am sure you do, but at work, while reading you may not think to do it. We pick up a lot on our hands and transmit it to our eyes unknowingly possibly introducing a bacterium. ... (36 replies)
... s for a while there too. But from the time I was young, my mom always seemed to be able to find the best doctors for me. I hear so many stories from people about how their doctors are just awful. I have certainly had my share of useless doctors. ... (25 replies)


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