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PRESCRIPTION

EYE DROPS

Prescription eye drops such as restasis, xiidra, cequa can be used to increase production of your own tears
  • Restasis Ophthalmic Emulsion help increase your eyes natural ability to produce tears.

  • In a 6-month study, patients made significantly more of their own real tears. 

  • Restasis is used 1 drop twice a day in each eye, 12 hours apart - every day.

  • Xiidra is a prescription eye drop used to treat signs and symptoms of dry eye disease by reducing surface inflammation. 

  • Xiidra works by blocking one of the receptors that cause inflammation.

  • It can improve symptoms as early as two weeks. 

  • Cequa is an eye drop that helps to restore tear production in your eyes. ​

  • Cequa contains a unique delivery vehicle, called NCELL technology, that helps to get more medicine where it's needed.