A prospective, randomized, open-label study to evaluate the efficacy of cyclosporine 0.1% as add-on therapy with artificial tears
(carboxymethylcellulose 0.5%) in post cataract surgery patients, was conducted in the Department of Pharmacology in Collaboration with the Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College, Jammu, over 1 year.
Electrolytes The addition of electrolytes, mainly bicarbonate and potassium, to artificial tears
can be beneficial for the ocular surface.
In a study by Aragona et al  has shown that long term treatment with sodium hyaluronate containing artificial tears
improves rose bengal stains with dry eye, suggesting that treatment with this agent promotes corneal and conjunctival epithelial healing.
may be useful for symptomatic relief.
Mild cases of dry eyes can usually be managed with over-the-counter artificial tear
People who have severe cases of dry eye may find little or no relief for these symptoms from artificial tears
, have eyes that are unusually sensitive to light and may experience severe eye pain or notice changing vision.
My eye doctor says this can be dangerous and I need to use artificial tears
. Is it really dangerous?
Allowing a subsidy for OTC products such as artificial tears
without a prescription may make it difficult to determine whether consumers are using health account money to buy personal care products, such as sun screen and cold remedies, Van de Water said.
can be applied to the eye but they need to be applied every couple of hours and so there are few pet owners who have a lifestyle that would allow good control with artificial tears
WAIKOLOA, HAWAII--Topical cyclosporine 0.05% ophthalmic emulsion significantly outperformed artificial tears
for the treatment of ocular rosacea in a double-blind, randomized, multicenter study.
Topical artificial tears
were continued every 2 h together with artificial tear
Sally Barnes, Manhattan Beach, California, suggests a simple blood test for Sjogren's Syndrome, an autoimmune disease that attacks moisture-producing glands and is treated with artificial tears
and medicines to quell inflammation and an overactive immune system.