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DRY EYE
SYMPTOMS
AND CAUSES

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XiiDRA targets inflammation, a source of dry eye symptoms

DRY EYE SYMPTOMS

XiiDRA targets inflammation, a source of dry eye symptoms

DRY EYE
SYMPTOMS

Curious about the cause of annoying dry eye interruptions? The culprit could be a variety of signs and symptoms, such as:

  • Dryness
  • Watery eyes
  • Itchiness
  • Stinging
  • Burning
  • Irritation
  • Grittiness
  • Redness
  • Blurry vision
  • Feeling like you have something in your eye

Symptoms sticking
around?

Over time, dry eye can be more than annoying—symptoms can keep coming back and might get worse over time. Dry eye can even damage the surface of your eyes. Ask your eye doctor if prescription Xiidra might be right for you.

XiiDRA targets inflammation, a source of dry eye symptoms

THESE 9 DRY EYE
CAUSES COULD BE
BOTHERING THOSE
BEAUTIFUL EYES

Nothing’s ever simple, right? Dry eye is complicated and is often brought on by a combo of factors. Some of them you can control…and some of them you can’t. Here are a few common dry eye causes:

Aging

If only we could control that.

Changes in hormones

Oh hormones, our eternal frenemy.

Gender

Women are at higher risk.

Antihistamines

They may help your allergies, but they’re also a risk factor for dry eye.

Antihistamines

They may help your allergies, but they’re also a risk factor for dry eye.

Prolonged device time

Addicted to your laptop? You aren’t doing those eyes any favors.

Contact lenses

If you wear them, they could be making matters worse.

Low humidity, cold, or windy places

Sorry, Alaskans. :-(

LASIK surgery

If you’ve had it in the past, your eyes may be feeling the consequences.

Reading a lot

How can books be bad? With dry eye, too much may not be a good thing.

TiiME FOR A PRESCRIPTION?

Xiidra® (lifitegrast ophthalmic solution) 5% targets inflammation, a common cause of what makes dry eye so annoying. It may be
right for you.

What is Xiidra?

Xiidra is a prescription eye drop used to treat the signs and symptoms of dry eye disease.

Important Safety Information

Do not use Xiidra if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Seek medical care immediately if you get any symptoms of an allergic reaction.

The most common side effects of Xiidra include eye irritation, discomfort or blurred vision when the drops are applied to the eyes, and an unusual taste sensation.

To help avoid eye injury or contamination of the solution, do not touch the container tip to your eye or any surface. If you wear contact lenses, remove them before using Xiidra and wait for at least 15 minutes before placing them back in your eyes.

It is not known if Xiidra is safe and effective in children under 17 years of age.

For additional safety information, click here for Full Prescribing Information and Patient Information and discuss with your doctor.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit http://www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.