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Artificial Eye Lubricants

If you find that your prosthesis can be dry and itchy, you may require lubricating eye drops. There are two types of eye drops that we recommend; celluvisc is a water-based lubricant with a higher viscosity than natural tears, or silicone lubricants which are oil based and last longer than water-based lubricants. In the past […]

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Hitting The Water With An Artificial Eye

People often ask me how they should care for their artificial eye when swimming. I think it’s ideal to wear goggles while doing laps or for more vigorous water activities.   However, goggles won’t help if you’re diving into water or waterskiing. For these activities I recommend closing the eyes tightly when hitting the water […]

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