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Artificial Tears and Preservatives

Artificial Tears and Preservatives

By: Dr Jeffrey Lewis | Mar 28, 2010 | 303 words | 236 views
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If you are planning on using artificial tears for dry eye relief, make sure you do the proper research. Not all artificial tear products are the same.

Many respected ophthalmologists recommend that their patients read up on what artificial tear products are best before using them. Free samples are no longer provided for dry eye relief because there has been an increased burden on eye doctors to provide a particular kind of this product to the specific dry eye problem a given patient might have.

Since there are many different causes of this eye diseases, there are many different kinds of this product available to provide eye relief. It all depends on what is causing the dry eye symptoms in the first place.

Most eye doctors recommend avoiding this products that contain preservatives. The preservatives that are usually used are chosen because the manufacturer believes they will provide additional relief to the many symptoms associated with dry eyes.

Extra preservatives in this product can cause additional irritation in some individuals. That is why it is best to go with all-natural artificial tear products. The only downside is that preservative-free artificial tear products are 50 percent to 100 percent more expensive than other artificial tear products.

Finding the right kind of this product for you basically comes down to trial and error. What works for other people might not work for you. There are products that offer single dose treatments and others that require many doses. Take some time to talk to your eye doctor and do a little research before purchasing any artificial tear product.

Artificial tears are a mainstay in treating a host of eye conditions, but most people are confused about the best ones to use.

To learn more about the right kind of this product, check out my free guide, Dry Eye Relief Doesn't Come in a Bottle.

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This informative e-guide will help you find the right kind of artificial tear treatment for you, without the hassle of having to figure it out on your own.

Artificial Tears and Preservatives

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