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Experts chose LACRISERT®

Our featured eye doctors discuss topics like moderate to severe dry eye prevalence in their practices, why they choose LACRISERT®, and what patient types may benefit from treatment.
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Interactive case studies: Meeting the Challenges of Treating Moderate to Severe Dry Eye

Managing patients with moderate to severe dry eye can be a challenge, but optometrists have the tools to do this important and rewarding work. In this interactive case series, you'll work at your own pace with three optometric thought leaders as they diagnose and manage challenging cases of moderate to severe dry eye.

Patient Instruction Sheet

Download the instructions sheet to help your patients learn how to use and insert LACRISERT® at home.

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Indications and Usage

LACRISERT® (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert) is indicated in patients with moderate to severe dry eye syndromes, including keratoconjunctivitis sicca. LACRISERT® is indicated especially in patients who remain symptomatic after an adequate trial of therapy with artificial tear solutions. LACRISERT® is also indicated for patients with exposure keratitis, decreased corneal sensitivity, and recurrent corneal erosions.

Important Safety Information

  • LACRISERT® (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert) is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to hydroxypropyl cellulose.
  • Instructions for inserting and removing LACRISERT® should be carefully followed.
  • If improperly placed, LACRISERT® may result in corneal abrasion. Because LACRISERT® may cause transient blurred vision, patients should be instructed to exercise caution when driving or operating machinery.
  • The following adverse reactions have been reported, but were in most instances mild and temporary: transient blurring of vision, ocular discomfort or irritation, matting or stickiness of eyelashes, photophobia, hypersensitivity, eyelid edema, and hyperemia.

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Indications and Usage

LACRISERT® (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert) is indicated in patients with moderate to severe dry eye syndromes, including keratoconjunctivitis sicca. LACRISERT® is indicated especially in patients who remain symptomatic after an adequate trial of therapy with artificial tear solutions. LACRISERT® is also indicated for patients with exposure keratitis, decreased corneal sensitivity, and recurrent corneal erosions.

Important Safety Information

  • LACRISERT® (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert) is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to hydroxypropyl cellulose.

Important Safety Information

LACRISERT® (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert) is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to hydroxypropyl cellulose.