What are some useful and quick tips for managing dry eye disease?

Tips for using CEQUA1

Always administer your CEQUA as prescribed by your eye doctor

Contact lenses can be inserted 15 minutes after administration of CEQUA

Continue to use artificial tears, if needed (at least 15 minutes after administration of CEQUA)

Throw out the CEQUA single-use vial after administration

Administer CEQUA twice a day as prescribed

Additional tips for managing your dry eye:2,3

Try to remember to blink more often

Make sure air vents are pointed away from your face

Increase your water intake (aim for 8-10 glasses per day)

Lower your computer monitor so you gaze downward

Wear wraparound sunglasses

If you wear contact lenses, your eye doctor may recommend that you wear them less often

If you smoke, try to quit

Use omega-3 supplements

Be sure to tell your eye doctor about all of the medications you are taking in case one is contributing to your dry eye

Talking with your eye doctor

To make sure you get the most from treatment, here are some questions you can ask during your discussion with your eye doctor:

How often do I administer CEQUA?

How long should I continue to use CEQUA?

How will I know if CEQUA is working for me?

What happens if I stop treatment?

What should I do if I experience a side effect?