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Product introduction

Tear Aid Eye Drop is a prescription medicine used to treat symptoms of dry eyes. It lubricates the eyes helps in maintaining the moisture of the eyes. This way it provides temporary relief from burning and discomfort caused by dry eyes. It also reduces redness and swelling of the eye.

Tear Aid Eye Drop is to be used only in the affected eye in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Wash your hands before using this medicine. Do not use too much or too little. Use it in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by the doctor or as instructed in the label.

The most common side effects include irritation, blurred vision, and watery. If these side effects persist for a longer duration, inform your doctor. In case of accidental contact with your ears, nose, or mouth, immediately rinse it with water.

Inform your doctor if you have a known allergy to any of the ingredients in this medicine or if you are taking any other medication. It is advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery immediately after using this medicine as it may cause temporary blurring of vision and may affect your ability to drive.

Uses of Tear Aid Eye Drop

Benefits of Tear Aid Eye Drop

In Treatment of Dry eyes

Dry eyes is a condition in which your eyes do not produce enough tears to keep them moist. It can be caused by sitting in front of the computer for a long time, certain medications or environmental conditions. Tear Aid Eye Drop adds moisture to your eyes and keeps them lubricated. This gives relief from burning sensation and discomfort due to dryness of the eyes. Tear Aid Eye Drop also reduces infection and irritation in the eye. If you wear soft contact lenses, you should remove them before applying Tear Aid Eye Drop.

Side effects of Tear Aid Eye Drop

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Tear Aid

  • Eye irritation
  • Watery eyes
  • Blurred vision

How to use Tear Aid Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off the extra liquid.

How Tear Aid Eye Drop works

Tear Aid Eye Drop is a combination of two medicines: Polyvinyl Alcohol (Including Pvp) and Povidone Iodine which treat dry eyes. Polyvinyl Alcohol (Including Pvp) is a lubricating medicine similar to natural tears. It provides temporary relief from burning and discomfort due to dryness of the eye. Povidone Iodine is an antiseptic. It kills bacteria and relieves minor irritation in the eye.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Tear Aid Eye Drop during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Tear Aid Eye Drop during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Tear Aid Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Quick tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Tear Aid Eye Drop to reduce dryness in the eyes.
  • To avoid contamination, do not touch the dropper tip or let it touch your eye or any other surface.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the medication. This will prevent the medication from draining out. Try not to blink or rub your eye.
  • Make sure to use it within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.
  • Try to keep your environment less dry by reducing excessive use of room heaters or using a humidifier.
  • Wear glasses or sunglasses to protect your eyes from wind and dust when out in a hot, dry climate.
  • Rest your eyes by taking regular breaks if you spend long periods in front of a screen.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL

Patient concerns

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Burning and itching sensation in both eyes
Dr. Anjali Israni
Ophthalmology
Tear drops eye drops 4 times daily
Sir. when I become tense then my one side (left or right) ) headache starts and then that side eye also starts irritate and I feel heavyness main thing is that I blink my eye uncontrolled. ache reaches upto cheek. My ct scan report is clear. doctor says that you are suffering from anxiety and slightly depression. At present I am not talking any medicine of anxiety due to its bad side effects.
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
Take treatment suggested by Use refresh tear eye drop for eye three times in a day
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References

  1. ScienceDirect. Polyvinyl Alcohol. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Povidone Iodine. Kingston-Upon-Thames: Bausch & Lomb U.K. Ltd.; 2012 [revised 26 Oct. 2017]. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. PubChem. Polyvinyl Alcohol. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (onliBausch & Lomb U.K. Ltdne) Available from:External Link
  4. Drugs.com. Povidone Iodine. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (onliBausch & Lomb U.K. Ltdne) Available from:External Link

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