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HELP! Misdiagnosis of conjuctivochalasis! Severe complication after AMT surgery

Hi Everyone,

I wonder if anyone could give me any advice or suggestions as we feel so helpless.

My sister had Dry Eye Syndrome. Traditional treatments do not help too much. She was diganosed of conjuctivochalasis superiorly in both eyes and did amniotic membrane transplant...

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The post below has been heavily edited for compliance with our policies to prevent exposing the dry eye foundation to legal risks. I felt that it was fair for the story to be heard. Unfortunately, the visitor (who posted as a guest so we have no way to contact

Please recommend an eye book for my kindle that can help me understand dry eye better

Hi is there an easy to read book on dry eyes that can help me understand this disease better?

Trying a combo of Xidra and doxycline

Hello. Dry eye sufferer for more than 20 years. I recently had a bad episode where I had a bacterial infection in my right eye. I took AMG and that seemed to clear it up. Then I started Xiidra and have been doing it for about 5 weeks now. The Xidra seemed to be working really well but then the...


Softacort is a steroid eye drop that I think they said doesn't penetrate the eye. Has anyone been prescribed this long term? My eyes returned to normal after a spell on this.

Eye tearing was actually chronic gram negative bacterial infection

The gist of my story here is that I was living with tearing and eye issues for years. Doctors and Ophthalmologists diagnosed it as "dry eye".
Just had an eye swab 2 weeks ago, and it was a gram negative bacterial infection -- something that has been chronic for YEARS. And this wasn't...

Xiidra - trying out this new dry eye drop.

I just started xiidra two days ago after having a terrible relapse. I have had dry eye syndrome for over 20 years and tried almost everything. My eyes had been much better for a few years but then I had a terrible episode two weeks ago (I wont' go into it) and I am back looking for a cure. My dry...

Does anyone else have to walk around with one eye closed because it's more bearable.

just wanted you know if anyone else is having to close one eye in order to reduce discomfort. Fir example today I closed my right eye for 4 hours. Having to do so on a daily basis. What a rubbish disease this is!!!!

Housebound and trying everything

Hi everyone
Posted back in September about my struggle with dry eye -drops every half hour, ikervis, moisture chamber goggles , Salagen tablets. compresses and lid wipes twice daily. I am based in the UK. I have had 2 IPL treatments which seemed to help for a couple of days and am trying doxycycline...

Lacrimera Chitosan-N-Acetylcysteine C-NAC

see " Long-term management of dry eye by once-daily use of Chitosan-N-Acetylcysteine (Lacrimera®) eye drops.":
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