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Ask Dr. Klute | Which artificial tears are the best? There are so many to choose from!

Ask Dr. Klute | Which artificial tears are the best? There are so many to choose from!

None. All of them. Pick one and go with it.

That is a terribly unhelpful response. Sorry. I’m not a huge proponent of artificial tears because they are…artificial. They just don’t address the root cause and provide only temporary relief.

I see artificial tears similar to using a temporary band-aid on a chronic wound. They are going to have to be used over and over again and do nothing to address the underlying cause.

Artificial tears work okay temporarily for short-term dryness but really provide little relief for chronic issues of dry eye.

Chronic conditions like dry eye often require both in-office treatments and prescription drops to restore balance to the tears leading to healing of the surface of the eye.

At Good Life Eyecare, we restore comfort to our patients with dry eyes using both in-office treatments and prescription medications. If you’d like us to help you with your dry eyes, schedule online at

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