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The Refresh PM backorder saga & ointment shortages

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Refresh PM is out of production and not expected to return until late 2019. There are problems with availability of generics as well. This blog post covers alternative ointments as well as additional night time solutions for those who normally use Refresh PM.

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Depression and dry eye

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Response to a question about anti-depressants and dry eye.

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BAK Hall of Shame: B&L Advanced Eye Relief

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It's time to name names. As part of our preservative awareness campaign this year, I'm going to be highlighting from time to time products which I feel are amongst the most eggregious preservative offenders.  Topping my list of offenders will be anyone who is pushing BAK-preserved drops specifically for the treatment of dry eye symptoms. Today's BAK Hall of Shame product Bausch & Lomb sells a product called Advanced Eye Relief Dry Eye Lubricant Eye Drops. I ran across it at Safeway the other day, parked right in between two bottles of Theratears: Follow my logic through to see the problem with this...

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Scleral lens user? Don't leave your doctor out of the loop.

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Why it's so vitally important that you share your issues, concerns and questions about scleral lenses with your eye doctor.

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PROSE cases: The last mile

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A window into the heartaches and dramas behind the scenes when we have a backordered product at the Dry Eye Shop.

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