Chronic Dry Eye Disease
What Is Chronic Dry Eye Disease and What Causes It?
Chronic Dry Eye disease is:
- A chronic condition with no permanent cure
- One type of Chronic Dry Eye disease can occur when you cannot make enough of your own tears
What Causes Chronic Dry Eye Disease?
Chronic Dry Eye is a chronic disease that can be caused by advanced age, contact lens wear, certain medications, eye diseases, other medical conditions, or environmental factors. One type of Chronic Dry Eye disease is caused by reduced tear production due to inflammation.
Do You Think You Have Chronic Dry Eye Disease?
If you use artificial tears often, you may have a type of Chronic Dry Eye disease. If you think you may have a type of Chronic Dry Eye disease, take the Dry Eye Quiz and make an appointment with your eye doctor and ask to get screened.
RESTASIS® and RESTASIS
MultiDose® Ophthalmic Emulsion
help increase your eyes’ natural
ability to produce tears, which may
be reduced by inflammation due to
Chronic Dry Eye. RESTASIS® and
RESTASIS MultiDose® did not
increase tear production in patients
using anti-inflammatory eye drops
or tear duct plugs.
Important Safety Information
Do not use RESTASIS® and
RESTASIS MultiDose® Ophthalmic
Emulsion if you are allergic to any
of the ingredients. Be careful not to
touch the container tip to your eye
or other surfaces, to help avoid eye
injury and contamination.
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