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Artificial Tears vs. Fluorometholone for Eye Problems

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Artificial Tears

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/ 6,488 posts
Other Names: Eye Drops   Systane   Visine   Genteal   Refresh PM

Fluorometholone

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/ 177 posts
Other Names: FML
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Artificial tears are lubricant eye drops used to treat the dryness and irritation associated with deficient tear production in keratoconjunctivitis sicca (dry eyes). They are also used to moisten contact lenses and in eye examinations.Artificial tears ar... Read more on Wikipedia
Fluorometholone is a corticosteroid, most often used after laser-based refractive surgery. It is marketed under the brand names FML (Allergan) and Flarex (Alcon).Fluorometholone acetate ophthalmic suspension is indicated for use in the treatm... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Artificial Tears vs. Fluorometholone

7 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
that the fluorometholone steroid drops have been helping...
...me, applying artificial tears upon awakening ...So I have to get up every 1-2 hours at night to apply lubricant. I do believe that the fluorometholone steroid drops have been helping, combined...
using something called fluorometholone/doxycycline. is that...
...my problem. I've been using the Muro at night, along with artificial tears every hour during the day, ...some of you are using something called fluorometholone/doxycycline. is that a prescriptio...
I'm currently on artificial tears every 5-20 minutes,...
...feeling I get when my eyes dry out. I've also noticed some puffiness and swelling of my eyelids when ...worth, I'm currently on artificial tears every 5-20 minutes, fluorometholone twice a day,...
either PredForte or Fluorometholone. You can look it up...
...Dr. Dursun. It recommends using Doxycycline for 2 months and ...steroid eyedrop, either PredForte or Fluorometholone. You can look it up ...I make sure I get artificial tears in. I'm still...
for Fluorometholone. He advise that for the...
...Fluorometholone. He advise that for the 1st week I use Fluorometholone 4x a day. After each drop of Fluorometholone I should wait 10-15 minutes then take regular eye drops. (Artificial tears...
(or FML) is a ophthalmic suspension drug that...
Fluorometholone (or FML) is a ophthalmic ...the proper dosage! Note that artificial tears are not like Visine. You can use artificial tears as often as you like,...
about Fluorometholone I recently got dry eyes in my...
...Fluorometholone I recently got ...1st week I use Fluorometholone 4x a day. After each drop of Fluorometholone I should wait 10-15 minutes then take regular eye drops. (Artificial tears or things...
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