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Incomplete lid closure, blurry vision and Prose/scleral lenses

Hi - I am hoping to hear from those out there who have issues with lid closure and using Prose lens (or other scleral lens). I have had dry eye issues for year mostly manageable however with multiple strabismus surgeries and trauma, I have been left with incomplete lid closure (upper lid) on my one...
 

One Month & 10 Days After Lipiflow- Update

At this point, I don't believe Lipiflow changed as much as I wanted it to. Lipid Layer Thickness still in the 40s-50s range. Anything else I can do to help the situation???
 

Question about my eyes and corneal debridement

so long story short, as I start to heal my eyes by taping them closed, I’m realizing the left eye that had the debridement, is just more comfortable. There’s none of that bumpy, roughy feeling in the left eye, but the right eye has it. I believe it’s making my blink hurt, it’s causing friction and subsequent...
 

Azasite Shortage?

So I finally went in and got a prescription for Azasite to help my MGD and inflamed eyelids. When I went to fill the script, no pharmacy had any, and they said it was back ordered indefinitely. No one knows when it will be available again - I even called the company that makes it. I did manage to...
 

My corneal scraping aka debridement

For two weeks I've worn a bandage soft lens and taken Zymar drops 4 x day to prevent infection. Doc and I experimenting to see if we can do something to smooth my cornea. Problematic since lasik 7 1/2 years ago. Have also had a corneal ulcer in that eye and cataract surgery. Extremely dry from lasik...
 

TFOS DEWS II: What it is, and why it's here on the forum

What is TFOS DEWS II?
For those of you who are hearing of TFOS DEWS II for the first time, it is, quite simply, the dry eye bible when it comes to the medical side of understanding, diagnosing and treating dry eye.

This massive report, published in summer of 2017, is the result of...
 

Tested Over 100+ Supplements/Vitamins/Minerals, What Helped Me the Most.

Hi,

So I decided to take some of my time and create this thread, it might be very useful for a lot of you who're suffering with the dry eye. Over the last 10 years I've tested over 100 supplements/vitamins and minerals to see which ones can help with my dry eye issue, I have to say that...
 

Study on dry eye in cataract patients

I thought I would share this study by researchers at the University of Miami published this month in the journal Cornea.

It shows that about 1/3 of people undergoing cataract surgeries still report significant levels of pain manifesting as dry eye-like symptoms 6 months after surgery. According...
 

Small changes that have helped me/things I've observed.

I signed up for the forums mid-August of this year, when I was on vacation and feeling very crummy. Upon returning home, I began observing several things that I'd like to share, which may (or may not) be helpful in tackling dry eyes. Note: I suffer from MGD and aqueous deficiency.

1) I...
 

Preservative free on eye = safe?

i was thinking of buying these eye drops, but it says they are “preservative free on eye”?

are they safe? I avoid all preservatives because I’ve heard they are very bad
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