I got an abrasion in my right eye when I got up this morning. WTH? I haven't had one of these in quite awhile.
Thankfully my BSLs are back to normal so I could put them in to take care of it but I was too busy to for a couple of hours. Yoooowch, that sucker hurt.
By the time I remembered, for the third day in a row, that I was out of Lobob cleaner, I already had my lenses out and ready and for the third day in a row I was in too much of a hurry to put them away, go
Originally Posted by shirley bailey
I have rosacea on my cheeks how do you know you have it in your eyes.I do have bleph
The patients in this study who underwent thermal cautery all had a history of plugs falling out. Just as a matter of interest I wonder whether a single type of plug was used or other types were tried when the first ones came out. I'm not against cautery by any means (used appropriately...) but I think that it can be a service to the patient to experiment with different plug types.
Surgical Punctal Occlusion with a High Heat-Energy-Releasing Cautery Device for Severe Dry Eye with Recurrent Punctal Plug Extrusion.
This is all well and good but any study with the words Botox and Dry Eye must also talk about risks. There is risk of freezing the eye open which is going to make dry eye massively worse for three months. Anyone pursuing this treatment needs a very experienced doctor who knows how much and where to shoot to maximize safety.
[Botulinum toxin type A influence on the lacrimal function of patients with facial dystonia.]
[Article in Portuguese]
Pharmacotherapy of dry eye.
Based on data from the largest studies of dry eye to date - the Women's Health Study (WHS) and the Physicians' Health Study (PHS) - and other studies, it has been estimated that about 3.23 million women and 1.68 million men, for a total of 4.91 million Americans aged ≥ 50 years, have dry eye. Tens of millions more have less severe symptoms and probably a more episodic manifestation of the disease that is notable only during contact