Backorders and known shortages

Updated 5/17/22

This list highlights popular dry eye drops/gels/ointments and scleral lens solutions currently known or believed to be subject to a prolonged manufacturer backorder.

See our full blog "Product recalls, shortages and discontinuations"  

NOTE: Just because a product is on this list doesn't mean you can't buy it! Some products on this list are available from retailers. They are on the list as a point of reference if you are not able to get what you need from your usual sources at present, and a heads up about potential future issues affecting popular products. 

Product

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Status Notes

Blog post (including alternatives)

Lobob ESC Discontinued July 2019 Blog post
Lacripure Limited availability

We are currently filling existing subscriptions.

Blog post

ScleralFil Limited availability Out of stock. Accepting preorders for shipment week of 5/23/22. We are currently filling subscriptions. Blog post
Addipak Extended backorder Out of stock. We are currently filling subscriptions.  Blog post
Unique pH multipurpose solution (both sizes)
Limited availability

2.5 oz size backordered with manufacturer until ~June 2022. Out of stock.

4 oz size available in limited quantities from the manufacturer. Limit 3 per customer when in stock.

We are currently filling existing subscriptions for both sizes.

Blog post

Leader Optical Soap
Manufacturer backorder of 10oz size

1oz and 32oz size available

Some sizes of Optisoap Hand Soap by Sereine in stock

Blog post
FreshKote PF Multidose
Manufacturer backorder until at least May 2022
Consider ordering individual vials Blog post

CLEAR CARE Cleaning & Disinfection Solution (12 oz Twin and Single)

Manufacturer backorder (no ETA) Out of stock. Unable to fill subscriptions. Blog post
CLEAR CARE Cleaning & Disinfection Solution (3oz trial/travel)
Discontinued Out of stock.  Blog post
CLEAR CARE PLUS with HydraGlyde (all sizes) 
Manufacturer backorder (no ETA)
Out of stock. Unable to fill subscriptions.
Blog post
Retaine PM Manufacturer backorder (no ETA) We are currently filling subscriptions.  Blog post