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|Q.||How do I know if I have Dry Eye?|
|A.||The only way to know for sure if you may be suffering from Dry Eye is to see your eye doctor. Consider taking our Dry Eye Quiz and sharing the insights with your doctor.|
|Q.||How do tears and the tear film impact my eyes?|
|A.||Each time we blink, a protective coating of tears is spread like a film over the front of our eye. LEARN MORE »|
|Q.||How can I relieve my Dry Eye symptoms?|
|A.||Over-the-counter eye drops like REFRESH® Brand Lubricant Eye Drops help keep the eye moist and comfortable, providing temporary relief. REFRESH® Brand Lubricant Eye Drops come in a variety of formulas, from moisturizing drops to thicker gels to ointments. Prescription therapies are available for Chronic Dry Eye. If you think you have Dry Eye symptoms, make an appointment with your eye doctor. He or she can determine the treatment that is appropriate for you.|
|Q.||Which REFRESH® products are safe to use with contact lenses?|
|What are some tips on minimizing Dry Eye symptoms?|
|Q.||Are all artificial tears the same?|
|A.||No. there are four different forms of artificial tears, each designed for different needs. They’re available over the counter. Please speak with your eye doctor regarding the appropriate treatment for you.
|Q.||What if I’m not getting enough relief from over-the-counter artificial tears?|
|A.||If you’re using over-the-counter eye drops often, you may have Chronic Dry Eye. Chronic Dry Eye is a disease that requires ongoing therapy, as over time it can have potential consequences for your eyes. If you have Chronic Dry Eye, over-the-counter eye drops may not be enough. Prescription therapies are available. Make an appointment with your eye doctor and ask if one might be right for you.|