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What is the difference between refresh and systane?

Basic difference is the molecule. Systane ultra has PEG and PPG whereas refresh has CMC. Systane has more retentive power hence preferred in chronic dry eyes.

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Correspondingly, are systane and refresh the same?

Prescribed for Dry Eye Disease. Refresh may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. Prescribed for Dry Eye Disease. Systane may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Similarly, which eye drop is better refresh or systane? “For more severe dry-eye patients and for patients who have many erosions on their corneal surface, I would prefer a thicker, more viscous drop, such as Refresh Celluvisc or Systane Ultra preservative-free,” Dr. Latkany says.

Beside above, is systane or refresh better?

Refresh versus Systane. At days 14 and 42, patients using Systane also had significantly decreased temporal corneal staining compared to patients using Refresh. Furthermore, subjective symptomatic improvement was significantly increased in patients using Systane when compared to those using Refresh.

How many times a day can you use Refresh eye drops?

Usually, drops may be used as often as needed. Ointments are usually used 1 to 2 times daily as needed. If using an ointment once a day, it may be best to use it at bedtime.

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