Tag Archives: inflammatory dry eye

Selecting Targeted Treatments for Dry Eye   Research shows that artificial tears, although beneficial, appear to be palliative and there is no evidence that they can treat the inflammation in dry eye disease. Doctors that want to build this part of their medical practice need to employ the use of medications that target the disease. [...]

Jumping Through Hoops to Prescribe Restasis   We’re having a problem here in Rhode Island prescribing Restasis, especially for patients who have Blue Cross. Until about six months ago we had no problems prescribing Restasis for patients with inflammatory dry eye. Then Blue Cross introduced a new prescription benefit plan that allowed only generic medications, [...]