Patient Comments: Dry Eyes - Cause

Question:What was the cause of your dry eyes?

Comment from: icontactj, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: May 12

Possibly the eyedrops I use daily to control my eye pressure as well as taking Zyrtec 5 mg. daily for allergic reactions are the reasons for my eye dryness, particularly after sleeping at night. So far the over the counter moisturizing drops and gel don't seem too effective.

Comment from: James, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: February 16

I had cataract surgery in December 2010, and since then I've had red, burning eyes. I have been to the surgeon three times and he has prescribed steroids four times a day. I still have the problem. Never had this issue prior to surgery.

Comment from: Lou, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: June 24

My dry eyes were caused by early onset menopause. I had extremely blurred vision and could no longer drive. Once I started eye drops I was fine and my vision returned to normal.

Comment from: RK, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: May 02

My dry eyes were caused by taking furosemide water tablets. When I had them changed for Co-amillifrose my eves went a lot better. We have also proved this again when my husband was given the same medication and had exactly the same problems until he too was switched over.

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