Asked by: Tynisha Gierschner
asked in category: General Last Updated: 26th March, 2021

Which is better systane or refresh eye drops?

“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.

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Also asked, what is the difference between systane and refresh eye drops?

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.

Secondly, what are the best drops for dry eyes? To help guide you through the maze of dry eye drops, we've created this list of the top five over-the-counter brands to keep an “eye” out for.

  1. GenTeal Gel for Severe Dry Eyes.
  2. Systane Ultra Lubricant Eye Drops.
  3. Refresh Tears Lubricant Eye Drops.
  4. Visine All Day Comfort Dry Eye Relief.

Similarly, is systane better than refresh?

Refresh versus Systane. At days 14 and 28, patients using Systane® showed significantly improved conjunctival staining compared to patients using Refresh Tears®. At days 14 and 42, patients using Systane also had significantly decreased temporal corneal staining compared to patients using Refresh.

Which systane is best?

Top 25 Best Rated Eye Drop Products

Rank Product Name Preservative Free
#1 Systane Ultra Lubricant Eye Drops No
#2 TheraTears Dry Eye Therapy – Lubricant Eye Drops No
#3 Ocusoft Retain MGD Ophthalmic Emulsion, Milky White Solution Yes
#4 Alcon Zaditor Eyedrops No

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