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What causes dry eyes after a cataract surgery?

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Dr. V. N. S. Parinam

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Posted on Tue, 14 Nov 2017 in Vision and Eye Disorders
Question: I am a 65 year old female. I recently had cataract surgery. Ever since then I have had bothersome symptoms of dry eye. My opthamologist told me I had dry eyes. I have been using eye drops that myy dr. recommended but they make my eyes sting for a long period of time. I've tried Blink & Refresh Tears & Refresh Optive Advanced. Any suggestions on what to use? I have an appointment wit my optometrist next month. What do I do until then?
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Answered by Dr. V. N. S. Parinam 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
SystaneUltra or NanoTears Forte

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Meanwhile you use Systane Ultra or NanoTears Forte till the time you see an optometrist.
Put one drop in each eye for every 2 hours while awake.
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