5 patient evaluations for Cyclosporine ophthalmic

Jan 4, 2018 (Started Jul 01, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for dry eye syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Stinging sensation lessens over time)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.05 % Twice daily
Advice & Tips: It has helped to clear the redness and irritation in my eyes. I now have tears when I cut onions (which may be a disadvantage). I put it in the corners of my eyes and blink to spread it on the whole eye. With this treatment the use of over the counter drops and the eye stents and warm compresses,after my cataract surgery on my right eye the vision had improved so much that until the cataract in my left eye worsens, I won't need the surgery and I passed the eye test for my drivers license without glasses.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Feb 12, 2016 (Started Oct 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for dry eyes)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.2 g Daily
Advice & Tips: the benefits continue.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 19, 2015 (Started Oct 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for dry eyes)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.2 g Daily
Advice & Tips: This remains extremely effective.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 27, 2012 (Started Oct 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for dry eyes)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.2 g Daily
Advice & Tips: Restasis was originally prescribed for my very dry eyes. Now I know the dry eye condition caused my tearing and Conjunctivitis. I'm so glad that my eyes no longer tear all day and I can now open my eyes upon awakening and I can see clearly. Before this medication when I woke, I had to unglue my eye lashes, rinse out my eyes and wait about an hour (for the tearing to subside), before I could even attempt to read anything.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Jan 21, 2010 (Started Oct 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for dry eyes)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.2 g Daily
Advice & Tips: It takes about a month of usage before you actually notice a real difference in how much tearing, blurry vision you still have. I'm happy to again be able to easily read. :-)
Cost: $200+ monthly

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May 1, 2014 (Started Dec 31, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for dry eye syndrome)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4 drop(s) Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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