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You may consider a newer antibiotic eye drop called Azasite which has been used in some patients with dry eyes.
I assume you are on Restasis already to help with increasing tear production.
Yes, I tried Restasis for 8 months and stopped after I had no improvement with it. I have also tried Erdthromycin ointment, which didn't help. Do you thinkAzasite would be better?
Did you get my reply? I have tried Restasis for 8 months, as well as Erythromycin.
It appears you have tried all the other alternatives. It works slightly different than the others, so it is worth a try.
I will ask my doctor to write me a 'script for Azasite, if I need one. Thank you. (Jenny James)
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Yes, it is prescription only.
My Opthamologist is always willing to help me try something else. I will talk to him again. Thank you again.