Chronic Dry Eye Disease
If you find yourself using artificial tears often, like when you’re checking
e-mail or going outdoors for a run, it may mean you have a disease called Chronic Dry Eye. Chronic Dry Eye is sometimes called dry eye disease or dry eye syndrome. It is also known by the medical name keratoconjunctivitis sicca (pronounced “carrot-oh-con-junk-tiv-it-is seek-a”). But the important thing to remember is that Chronic Dry Eye is a disease and that there is medical treatment available.
Ophthalmic Emulsion) 0.05% helps increase your eyes’ natural ability to produce tears, which may be reduced by inflammation due to Chronic Dry Eye. RESTASIS® did not increase tear production in patients using anti-inflammatory eye drops or tear duct plugs.
Important Safety Information
Do not use RESTASIS® Ophthalmic Emulsion if you are allergic to any of the ingredients. To help avoid eye injury and contamination, do not touch the vial tip to your eye or other surfaces. See more below >
The more you tell your eye doctor about your dry eyes and how they affect you, the more it will help your eye doctor select the treat- ment that may work best for you. Before your appointment, fill out the Chronic Dry Eye Quiz and bring the answers with you.