Oasis Tears Plus (30 PF vials)

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  • $27.95


About Oasis Tears Plus

  • Preservative-free
  • Glycerin based drop with sodium hyaluronate
  • Box of 30 single-use vials (0.3mL ea)
  • Not sold in drugstores

Description (by Rebecca)

Preservative free "high-end" drop with sodium hyaluronate.

This is Ally's favorite drop! She uses them all the time. I don't use them personally. But I have a lot of respect for the Oasis product line based on user feedback over the years, particularly as regards the Plus version. Other than FreshKote, Oasis Tears Plus is the first drop that I ever felt, based on feedback, was consistently performing very well for people with things like recurrent corneal erosions as well as highly symptomatic dry eye. Don't misunderstand me: Drops are notoriously hit and miss and every drop has its fans and un-fans! But definitely worth a try. Please keep in mind... I always tend to discourage people from thinking that trying one more drop will solve their problems. Dry eye is almost always more complicated than that - so any advice or suggestions need to be taken in context!

People sometimes find the labeling confusing. The technical difference between Oasis and Oasis Tears Plus is that Oasis Tears has 0.15% concentration of high molecular weight sodium hyaluronate and Oasis Tears Plus has 0.3% concentration. 

The single-use vials contain only 0.3mL, making it the smallest preservative-free vial on the US market, so those who are used to recapping and reusing may find they just don't get as much out of these drops. However, if a drop does better or lasts longer for you, then it's still worth it.

Incidentally, for those to whom it matters, the sodium hyaluronate in Oasis Tears and Oasis Tears Plus is plant-based.

I understand that they will be bringing out a multi-dose bottle of this product at some point. I don't know when.

Suggested best uses

  • People who have severe symptoms and/or RCE (anecdotally)
  • Also recommended for people who want a drop with sodium hyaluronate, which is not available in very many eyedrops in the US at this time.
  • Some users who do not get on well with common polymers used in drops such as the Refresh or Systane product lines
Some scleral lens users are using this drop off-label in the bowl of their lenses on their doctor's advice. Please consult your doctor before doing that.

    Alternatives to consider

    For the severely symptomatic, I don't hesitate to recommend Freshkote. I am a diehard Dr. Holly's drop fan, Freshkote is the last of those, and it is now (finally) available preservative-free.

    For more drops with glycerin, or more drops with sodium hyaluronate, please check our Ingredient Reference List.

    Description (from the manufacturer's literature)

    Oasis TEARS Lubricant Eye Drops coat, lubricate, and moisten delicate eye tissue. With each blink, a special substance in Oasis TEARS combines with the active ingredient, glycerin, to keep tears on the eye surface for a long time. This unique combination coats and recoats the surface of the eye for continued relief of dry, irritated eyes.

    Not all eye drops are the same. Oasis TEARS is a new type of eye drop with a unique formula, optimized to provide long-lasting comfort. Oasis TEARS Lubricant Eye Drops:

    • Offer instant relief of dry eye symptoms
    • Natural; contain no damaging chemicals
    • Give you prolonged comfort with fewer applications required
    • Provide moistening and lubrication of the surfaces of your eye
    • Eliminate the source of toxic irritation with preservative-free options

    Unique Lubricating Formulation

    Oasis TEARS Lubricant Eye Drops coat, lubricate, and moisten delicate eye tissue. With each blink of your eye, a special substance in Oasis TEARS combines with the active ingredient, glycerin, to keep tears on the eye surface for a long time. This unique combination coats and recoats the surface of the eye for continued relief of dry, irritated eyes. Use Oasis TEARS to relieve dry eye symptoms, such as:

    • Morning dry eyes
    • End-of-day dry eyes
    • Nighttime dry eyes
    • Irritated eyes
    • Burning, itching eyes
    • Tired eyes
    • Discomfort and vision problems related to Computer Vision Syndrome

    Oasis TEARS and Oasis TEARS PLUS Are Preservative Free

    Nonpreserved artificial tears have an extra advantage over preserved ones. They may be the best choice for patients immediately following eye surgery (such as LASIK), because they are more comfortable to use, due to differences in the thickness and improved compatibility with the eye’s tissues. Preservative-free Oasis TEARS and Oasis TEARS PLUS eliminate the source of toxic irritation caused by preservatives.

    Ingredients 

    Glycerin (0.22%), sodium chloride, sodium hyaluronate, sodium phosphate dibasic, sodium phosphate monobasic, water. 

    Drug Facts

    Active Ingredients

    Glycerin (0.22%) (Lubricant Eye Drops)

    Uses 

    • For the temporary relief of burning and irritation due to dryness of the eye. 
    • for the temporary relief of discomfort due to minor irritations of the eye or to exposure to wind or sun. 
    • for use as a protectant against further irritation or to receive dryness of the eye. 
    • for use as a lubricant to prevent further irritation or to relieve dryness of the eye. 

    Warnings

    For external use only

    Do not use

    • if solution changes color or becomes cloudy
    • if you are sensitive to any ingredient in this product

    When using this product

    • to avoid contamination do not touch tip of container to any surface. 
    • once opened, discard. 
    • do not reuse. 

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    you experience eye pain, changes in vision, continued redness or irritation of the eye, or if the condition worsens or persists for more than 72 hours.

    Keep out of reach of children.

    If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. 

    Directions

    Instill 1 or 2 drops in the affected eye(s) as needed.

    Questions, or to report an adverse event call

    (800) 631-7180 or (909) 305-5400 or log onto oasistears.com

    Other Information

    • protect from light and freezing 
    • store at or below 77F/25C

    Inactive Ingredients 

    Sodium chloride, sodium hyaluronate, sodium phosphate dibasic, sodium phosphate mono basic, water. 

    About Oasis Tears Plus

    • Preservative-free
    • Glycerin based drop with sodium hyaluronate
    • Box of 30 single-use vials (0.3mL ea)
    • Not sold in drugstores

    Description (by Rebecca)

    Preservative free "high-end" drop with sodium hyaluronate.

    This is Ally's favorite drop! She uses them all the time. I don't use them personally. But I have a lot of respect for the Oasis product line based on user feedback over the years, particularly as regards the Plus version. Other than FreshKote, Oasis Tears Plus is the first drop that I ever felt, based on feedback, was consistently performing very well for people with things like recurrent corneal erosions as well as highly symptomatic dry eye. Don't misunderstand me: Drops are notoriously hit and miss and every drop has its fans and un-fans! But definitely worth a try. Please keep in mind... I always tend to discourage people from thinking that trying one more drop will solve their problems. Dry eye is almost always more complicated than that - so any advice or suggestions need to be taken in context!

    People sometimes find the labeling confusing. The technical difference between Oasis and Oasis Tears Plus is that Oasis Tears has 0.15% concentration of high molecular weight sodium hyaluronate and Oasis Tears Plus has 0.3% concentration. 

    The single-use vials contain only 0.3mL, making it the smallest preservative-free vial on the US market, so those who are used to recapping and reusing may find they just don't get as much out of these drops. However, if a drop does better or lasts longer for you, then it's still worth it.

    Incidentally, for those to whom it matters, the sodium hyaluronate in Oasis Tears and Oasis Tears Plus is plant-based.

    I understand that they will be bringing out a multi-dose bottle of this product at some point. I don't know when.

    Suggested best uses

    • People who have severe symptoms and/or RCE (anecdotally)
    • Also recommended for people who want a drop with sodium hyaluronate, which is not available in very many eyedrops in the US at this time.
    • Some users who do not get on well with common polymers used in drops such as the Refresh or Systane product lines
    Some scleral lens users are using this drop off-label in the bowl of their lenses on their doctor's advice. Please consult your doctor before doing that.

      Alternatives to consider

      For the severely symptomatic, I don't hesitate to recommend Freshkote. I am a diehard Dr. Holly's drop fan, Freshkote is the last of those, and it is now (finally) available preservative-free.

      For more drops with glycerin, or more drops with sodium hyaluronate, please check our Ingredient Reference List.

      Description (from the manufacturer's literature)

      Oasis TEARS Lubricant Eye Drops coat, lubricate, and moisten delicate eye tissue. With each blink, a special substance in Oasis TEARS combines with the active ingredient, glycerin, to keep tears on the eye surface for a long time. This unique combination coats and recoats the surface of the eye for continued relief of dry, irritated eyes.

      Not all eye drops are the same. Oasis TEARS is a new type of eye drop with a unique formula, optimized to provide long-lasting comfort. Oasis TEARS Lubricant Eye Drops:

      • Offer instant relief of dry eye symptoms
      • Natural; contain no damaging chemicals
      • Give you prolonged comfort with fewer applications required
      • Provide moistening and lubrication of the surfaces of your eye
      • Eliminate the source of toxic irritation with preservative-free options

      Unique Lubricating Formulation

      Oasis TEARS Lubricant Eye Drops coat, lubricate, and moisten delicate eye tissue. With each blink of your eye, a special substance in Oasis TEARS combines with the active ingredient, glycerin, to keep tears on the eye surface for a long time. This unique combination coats and recoats the surface of the eye for continued relief of dry, irritated eyes. Use Oasis TEARS to relieve dry eye symptoms, such as:

      • Morning dry eyes
      • End-of-day dry eyes
      • Nighttime dry eyes
      • Irritated eyes
      • Burning, itching eyes
      • Tired eyes
      • Discomfort and vision problems related to Computer Vision Syndrome

      Oasis TEARS and Oasis TEARS PLUS Are Preservative Free

      Nonpreserved artificial tears have an extra advantage over preserved ones. They may be the best choice for patients immediately following eye surgery (such as LASIK), because they are more comfortable to use, due to differences in the thickness and improved compatibility with the eye’s tissues. Preservative-free Oasis TEARS and Oasis TEARS PLUS eliminate the source of toxic irritation caused by preservatives.

      Ingredients 

      Glycerin (0.22%), sodium chloride, sodium hyaluronate, sodium phosphate dibasic, sodium phosphate monobasic, water. 

      Drug Facts

      Active Ingredients

      Glycerin (0.22%) (Lubricant Eye Drops)

      Uses 

      • For the temporary relief of burning and irritation due to dryness of the eye. 
      • for the temporary relief of discomfort due to minor irritations of the eye or to exposure to wind or sun. 
      • for use as a protectant against further irritation or to receive dryness of the eye. 
      • for use as a lubricant to prevent further irritation or to relieve dryness of the eye. 

      Warnings

      For external use only

      Do not use

      • if solution changes color or becomes cloudy
      • if you are sensitive to any ingredient in this product

      When using this product

      • to avoid contamination do not touch tip of container to any surface. 
      • once opened, discard. 
      • do not reuse. 

      Stop use and ask a doctor if

      you experience eye pain, changes in vision, continued redness or irritation of the eye, or if the condition worsens or persists for more than 72 hours.

      Keep out of reach of children.

      If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. 

      Directions

      Instill 1 or 2 drops in the affected eye(s) as needed.

      Questions, or to report an adverse event call

      (800) 631-7180 or (909) 305-5400 or log onto oasistears.com

      Other Information

      • protect from light and freezing 
      • store at or below 77F/25C

      Inactive Ingredients 

      Sodium chloride, sodium hyaluronate, sodium phosphate dibasic, sodium phosphate mono basic, water.