How to Use LACRISERT How to Use LACRISERT

How to use LACRISERT®

All-day symptom relief is 3 simple steps away

Prep before your treatment

Prep Before the Steps

Rinse the soft and flexible applicator with hot water. Shake off the excess. Pick up the LACRISERT® insert by lightly touching it with the grooved tip of the applicator.

3 simple steps for placement

1
POCKET
Gently grasp the outer corner of the lower eyelid between your thumb and index finger and pull out to create a “pocket.”
2
PLACE
Place the LACRISERT® insert by gently brushing it on the inside of the “pocket.”
3
PULL UP AND OVER
Pull the lower lid up and over the LACRISERT® insert, then release. Allow the insert to settle comfortably in the “pocket.”

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Indications and Usage

LACRISERT® (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert) is an insert placed in your eye to treat moderate to severe dry eyes. It also can be used to treat the following eye conditions: exposure keratitis, decreased corneal sensitivity and recurrent corneal erosions.

Important Safety Information

  • Do not use LACRISERT® (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert) if you are allergic to hydroxypropyl cellulose.
  • Follow the instructions for using LACRISERT® that come with the package.
  • Because LACRISERT® may cause temporary blurred vision, use caution when driving or operating machinery.
  • The following side effects have been reported: temporary blurring of vision, discomfort, irritation or redness in the eye, matting or sticky eyelashes, eye sensitivity to light, an allergic reaction known as hypersensitivity and swelling of the eyelid.
  • Tell your doctor about any side effects that you may have.

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Indications and Usage

LACRISERT® (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert) is an insert placed in your eye to treat moderate to severe dry eyes. It also can be used to treat the following eye conditions: exposure keratitis, decreased corneal sensitivity and recurrent corneal erosions.

Important Safety Information

  • Do not use LACRISERT® (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert) if you are allergic to hydroxypropyl cellulose.

Important Safety Information

Do not use LACRISERT® (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert) if you are allergic to hydroxypropyl cellulose.