artificial tears


Submitted by Amanda on Thu, 04/15/2010 - 11:07am

Your eyes bother you. So you go down to the drug store and buy a bottle of artificial tears. There are so many brands you really don't know which one is best. Or you trust your eye doctor who may prescribe an eye drop for glaucoma or who recommends an over-the-counter eye drop for your dry, red, itchy, burning eyes. To keep the ingredients from spoiling, manufacturers add preservatives. It is these preservatives, even in doses as small as 1/10th of 1 percent, that are a cause for concern.

A Solution for Eye Irritation From Glaucoma Drops

Submitted by dave on Thu, 02/19/2009 - 10:20pm

Many glaucoma patients complain of discomfort from using glaucoma eye drops. The discomfort can including stinging, itching, burning, or even a foreign body sensation (which can also feel like a scratch on the cornea in my experience).

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