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For UK members - Any NHS tips
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Use this forum for Q&A or for any kind of discussion open equally to patients, EyeODs, EyeMDs, students, researchers, and reps from companies with dry eye products.
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Community & Resources
How did you get dry eye disease? How has it affected your life? Share your story here.
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Share encouraging experiences, progress reports and stories of physical and emotional healing!
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Post notices about support group meetings, or if you want to start a local group, and conferences of interest to dry eye patients.
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Also check Rebecca's blog and sign up for dry eye bulletins.
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Shire contacting me?
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PATIENTS, post your GOOD experiences with eye doctors treating your dry eyes.
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Patients and pros may post contact info for doctors providing special dry eye services (e.g. lipiflow, probing, scleral lens fitting, etc).
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Post here about more specialized resources such as pharmacists that prepare autologous serum drops, compound PF Rx drops, etc. or opticians who make moisture-chamber glasses.
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Want to look up ingredients and preservatives? Check out the Lubricants reference list.
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Good news?
Related links: Plugs guide in the Dry Eye Encyclopedia and Plugs directory in the Dry Eye Yellow Pages.
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A restasis question
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For product ideas check out: Lidscrubs and Warm compresses
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Any specialized in-office treatments for improving meibomian gland function such as IPL and proprietary probing techniques.
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Browse moisture chamber eyewear in our shop.
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My Tablet Hell
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Forum is specific to PROSE type scleral lenses and representatives from BFS participate here in order to answer questions. For a patients-only forum, please see SCLERALS, below.
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Scleral lenses are increasingly being adapted for use in dry eye treatment.
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Drops for sclera lenses
Therapeutic ("bandage lens") use of soft contacts; hybrid soft+gas perm lenses
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Dry Eyes?
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Note: Most discussions about bleph/MGD are in the archive folders about MGD treatments (above).
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RCE from injuries, from surgeries, from ABMD (aka EBMD, aka MDFD) and from other corneal dystrophies
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BFS' One Eye, Two Eye
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New diagnosed as pac
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Testosterone and Dry Eye/MGD
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Drugs connected to dry eye disease.
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See also the Eyewear (Night) forum for discussions about products to prevent exposure at night.
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When ophthalmic products contribute to or cause dry eye symptoms.
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Any update on Dipyridamole?
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A collection of miscellaneous user tips ranging from dry eye ideas to how to get the most out of our forums and websites.
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What dry eye pain is like, and what we do to manage it
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Travel in rural Kenya
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Dr. Latkany is an internationally known dry eye specialist in New York and author of the popular book "The Dry Eye Remedy". Forum is now read-only.
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Cauterizing Blood Vessels
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Dr. Lange is the founder of Lange Eye Care and Associates and The Lange Eye Institute and the chairman of Fortifeye Vitamins a nutraceutical company. Forum is now read only.
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EFA malabsorption
by Chemia
Dr. Holly is an internationally recognized expert who has done pioneering research in lacrimal and tear film physiology since 1968. Forum is now read-only archive.
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  • epicjinx
    Mild Mgd
    I've been on here a while looking at IPL/Lipiflow but cant get access to Lipiflow... So would IPL be an option for someone who has mild mgd? I'm already doing warm compresses once a week, fish oil (thera tears) daily, and lid scrubs only when I need it. Is there any other options for mgd? I think my...
    26-Aug-2016, 11:52
  • epicjinx
    Shire contacting me?
    Hi, all I'm very weary about this... I've contacted a few companies before asking about dry eye products and when they will be on the market aka lacritin and ml-7... Now, for some reason Shire an American company has messaged me on an email directly to me. I haven't sent an email to them (I'm sure of...
    26-Aug-2016, 05:01
  • tiff
    Restasis for children? My son was just prescribed it.
    He's 9, had dry eyes and mgd for 4.5 years. His doc today said artificial tears aren't helping, he has teleganctasia, redness in his eyes and papules on his inner lids as well as some allergies. I'm concerned about him being on Restasis. I used it years ago and it made my eyes much redder and never...
    24-Aug-2016, 21:33

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