Healthy Eyes Need Tears
One type of Chronic Dry Eye is caused by decreased tear production due to inflammation. Without enough tears, the film protecting the eye can break down, creating dry spots on the surface of the eye.
This is why it is so important to see your eye doctor. Fortunately, there are prescription options available.
What Happens When You Make Fewer Tears Due to Inflammation?
You can't see the inflammation that causes this type of Chronic Dry Eye disease. To find out if you have Chronic Dry Eye, see your eye doctor and ask to get screened.
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 >