Modudose Sterile PF Saline

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Rated 5.0 out of 5
1 Review
  • $21.95


About Modudose

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To save on shipping, please try to avoid ordering just one box. The difference is huge! It's heavy because it's liquid. You might be paying shipping of $8 or more for one box depending where it's going, but only $1 or so more per additional box after that.  Use the shipping calculator in the cart to see for yourself.

Description (by Rebecca)

Modudose is another preservative free 0.9% sodium chloride product sold for inhalation therapy but, like the better-known name Addipaks, often recommended by doctors fitting scleral lenses for filling the lenses.

The 10mL and 15mL sizes are useful for those who use a LOT in rinsing or who are just learning and may need to try several times before successfully insertion. I do not recommend using this larger size in order to have a vial last all day - my understanding is that the pH drops rapidly after opening, and since they are already acidic, a drop in pH is likely to make it much less comfortable in the eye.

Many eyecare professionals recommend 0.9% sodium chloride (whether this brand or another) for "off-label" use to rinse and fill scleral lenses. Because scleral lenses are a relatively new phenomenon, and also a niche concept, the market has not yet caught up in terms of providing products with FDA sanctioned labeling for that specific use, so most users of these lenses are compelled to use salines on the basis of doctor recommendation rather than labeling. LacriPure (which is also straight 0.9% sodium chloride solution) is the first one to actually be labeled for use with scleral lenses and is available here as well. 

Ingredients: Purified water and sodium chloride.

Limitations

  • Unbuffered saline, not tolerated equally well by all users due to acidity (low pH)
  • Not labeled for ocular use

Alternatives to consider

  • LacriPure: 0.9% sodium chloride solution, labeled for ocular use.
  • Addipak (Rx only):, 0.9% sodium chloride solution
  • Purilens Plus Saline, buffered for more comfortable use in the eye.
  • ScleralFil, ditto but in 10mL / 0.34oz vials

For more information about preservative free salines, please see our Product Guide to Preservative Free Saline Options.

For expirations of current stock, please call, email, or use the live chat button.

On and off-label use

Please note that several preservative free salines that are routinely recommended by doctors for use with PROSE or sclerals are not labeled for ocular use by the manufacturer so for you this may constitute an 'off label' use. Please make sure your lens provider / eye care professional approves any solution you are using.

Description (from the manufacturer's literature)

Sterile, Non-Pyrogenic

For single use only

Ingredients

Sodium chloride and water.
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Reviewed by Sara Lynn H.
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Rated 5 out of 5
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My favorite scleral lens filler

These vials are wonderful for scleral use. I find that one vial is just right for rinsing and filling both of my 18mm lenses, even with a little to spare if I need to squeegee during the day.

Due to their size they are wonderful for my emergency eye care kits (one in the care and one in my purse). I find them great for travel as well - just count out how many days and throw in a few spares. I have never had a problem flying with them, I think because security personnel are used to seeing them for nebulizer use.

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About Modudose

~Shipping tip!~

To save on shipping, please try to avoid ordering just one box. The difference is huge! It's heavy because it's liquid. You might be paying shipping of $8 or more for one box depending where it's going, but only $1 or so more per additional box after that.  Use the shipping calculator in the cart to see for yourself.

Description (by Rebecca)

Modudose is another preservative free 0.9% sodium chloride product sold for inhalation therapy but, like the better-known name Addipaks, often recommended by doctors fitting scleral lenses for filling the lenses.

The 10mL and 15mL sizes are useful for those who use a LOT in rinsing or who are just learning and may need to try several times before successfully insertion. I do not recommend using this larger size in order to have a vial last all day - my understanding is that the pH drops rapidly after opening, and since they are already acidic, a drop in pH is likely to make it much less comfortable in the eye.

Many eyecare professionals recommend 0.9% sodium chloride (whether this brand or another) for "off-label" use to rinse and fill scleral lenses. Because scleral lenses are a relatively new phenomenon, and also a niche concept, the market has not yet caught up in terms of providing products with FDA sanctioned labeling for that specific use, so most users of these lenses are compelled to use salines on the basis of doctor recommendation rather than labeling. LacriPure (which is also straight 0.9% sodium chloride solution) is the first one to actually be labeled for use with scleral lenses and is available here as well. 

Ingredients: Purified water and sodium chloride.

Limitations

  • Unbuffered saline, not tolerated equally well by all users due to acidity (low pH)
  • Not labeled for ocular use

Alternatives to consider

  • LacriPure: 0.9% sodium chloride solution, labeled for ocular use.
  • Addipak (Rx only):, 0.9% sodium chloride solution
  • Purilens Plus Saline, buffered for more comfortable use in the eye.
  • ScleralFil, ditto but in 10mL / 0.34oz vials

For more information about preservative free salines, please see our Product Guide to Preservative Free Saline Options.

For expirations of current stock, please call, email, or use the live chat button.

On and off-label use

Please note that several preservative free salines that are routinely recommended by doctors for use with PROSE or sclerals are not labeled for ocular use by the manufacturer so for you this may constitute an 'off label' use. Please make sure your lens provider / eye care professional approves any solution you are using.

Description (from the manufacturer's literature)

Sterile, Non-Pyrogenic

For single use only

Ingredients

Sodium chloride and water.
average rating 5.0 out of 5
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100% of reviewers would recommend this product to a friend
1 Review
Reviewed by Sara Lynn H.
Verified Buyer
I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

My favorite scleral lens filler

These vials are wonderful for scleral use. I find that one vial is just right for rinsing and filling both of my 18mm lenses, even with a little to spare if I need to squeegee during the day.

Due to their size they are wonderful for my emergency eye care kits (one in the care and one in my purse). I find them great for travel as well - just count out how many days and throw in a few spares. I have never had a problem flying with them, I think because security personnel are used to seeing them for nebulizer use.

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