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When your eyes are very dry...

Severe dry eye can cause blurriness in vision, and eventually lead to corneal scarring and ulceration.

Treatments for dry eye include:

  • Artificial tears:¬† These can be used to supplement natural tear production.
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Dr. Shin's Blog

Tomorrow and energy and stuff #lupus

My rheumatologist told me last week that we are doing everything we can safely do to control inflammation and the pain caused by it. The next step is to try to control the pain not caused by inflammation, and also my brain fog issues. 458 more words

Allergan submits Prior Approval Supplement for RESTASIS

Allergan has submitted a Prior Approval Supplement (PAS) for RESTASIS (Cyclosporine Ophthalmic Emulsion) 0.05%, seeking approval of a Multi-Dose Preservative-Free (MDPF) presentation.

As said in Allergan’s press release, RESTASIS is indicated to increase tear production in patients whose tear production is presumed to be suppressed due to ocular inflammation associated with keratoconjunctivitis sicca, a type of Chronic Dry Eye disease. 373 more words

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Eyeballs. Enbrel. #lupus #stillsdisease

I’ve stopped the Actemra infusions and switched to once-a-week Enbrel injections. So far I’ve done 2 injections with the auto-injector. When the pharmacy fills my prescription I think they will be giving¬†the prefilled syringes instead. 347 more words