Many ophthalmologists frequently recommend the use
of artificial tears, but there are actually very few products specifically made
for ocular prosthesis wearers. The products listed below can be very beneficial
and considered if you have dryness or discomfort while wearing your ocular
Enuclene is the only eye drop made by Alcon®
just for artificial eye wearers. It is a mild decongestant, disinfectant
and lubricant that can help patients with excessive secretions. It
may be obtained without a prescription usually from your ocularist, but may be
ordered through you pharmacy.
Sil-ophtho is pure lubricating silicone oil
made for artificial eyes that may be
applied directly to the prosthesis prior to insertion or while it is being worn.  Sil-ophtho
will provide hours of comfort during those times when the humidity is excessively low.
It is available in a light and heavy viscosity. Sil-ophtho is only for
artificial eyes and usually found only in an ocularist's office, however it may
be ordered on-line directly from Stony
Brook Inc. the manufacture.
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