User Reviews for FreshKote
FreshKote has an average rating of 5.8 out of 10 from a total of 6 ratings on Drugs.com. 79% of reviewers reported a positive experience, while 14% reported a negative experience.
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Reviews for FreshKote
For Eye Redness "Using FreshKote is helping drastically. Especially At night. I would randomly wake up in the middle of the night feeling like somebody tore the skin off my cornea because my eyelids would stick to my eyes and FreshKote coat has prevented that. I am also using a humidifier at night and throughout the day in the house to keep my eyes feeling comfortable."
For Eye Redness "I have Sjogrens and extremely dry inflamed eyes. I have used plugs and a lot of different eye drops including Restasis. My doctor added Fresh Kote to my Restasis and Altrex. As badly as it stings, it coats my eye and has provided more relief than the plugs. Unfortunately I have to change insurance and it will not be covered, so I will have to pay for it on my own. I highly recommend you try it."
For Dry Eye Disease "I have severe dry eyes due to radiation of the left eye. This is the ONLY eye drops that has really helped. I usually use them twice a day. If I do not my eyes are very irritated. I am very disappointed because pharmacy I use has discontinued stocking them because of the cost. Many of my friends have changed to Freshkote, they are worth the extra cost. My sight is worth the cost."
For Eye Redness "I have been using Restasis drops for approx 5 years, but still suffer from severe dry eyes. My doctor gave me a sample of Fresh Kote to try. At first the stinging alarmed me, but within a few minutes my eyes felt refreshed. These are the first drops that I've actually felt some relief. I haven't had to purchase them yet, but they can't be any more expensive then Restasis drops."
For Eye Redness "I suffered from dry eye after having LASIK eye surgery several years ago. I tried Restasis (which didn't help) and was using Over The Counter artificial tear drops several times per day. My husband (who had just graduated from optometry school at the time) started me on Freshkote, and it has worked great. I use it twice daily, and rarely need artificial tears anymore."
For Dry Eye Disease "Many years ago I found an eye fluid with Povidone in it for my severe dry eye. They stopped selling it . Over the course of several years I tried six different drops. None of which had Povidone. My dry eye is only in one eye where I had laser for a torn retina. If I don't use drops during the night my eye dries out and I end up with double and blurred vision in the morning which can last one or two days. Several months ago my eye dr. suggested Fresh Kote. When I checked and found it had Povidone in it I tried it even though it was $44/bottle. I have not had a dry eye morning condition since. Even at that price it is worth it."
"I just purchased my first over the counter container of FreshKote and have found that it is nothing like the perscription I used to get from my Dr. now I did not pay attention to the price but Im sure it was still pricey for an eye drop. So after this bottle I will switch to a less expensive one, so I know what I'm getting over the counter than one that is waterdown but still costs the same. Sadly disappointed:("
For Dry Eye Disease "I have used many many eye drops for dry eye. All need to be preservative free. Recently my eye specialists recommended Freshkote. It is a game changer for me. Yes there is a sting for a bit at first. I have no problem with the bottle design. I believe you can purchase individual package of vials. Some say to give this product a fair chance. I have been using it for two weeks and really like it. Fingers crossed."
For Dry Eye Disease "This is the second time this summer that a bottle of Freshkote has stopped working. That is $80.00 just thrown out the window.. very disappointing as this is the only drops that work for my dry eyes. Can’t afford this though!"
For Eye Redness "Clears my vision and great relief to dry eye condition. Slight stinging for a few seconds after application. Well worth the slight discomfort for the great benefits."
For Dry Eye Disease "This product works better than most drops I have used to help relieve dry eye symptoms, however it burns when I first apply the drops. The burning last about 5-10 seconds."
For Eye Redness "Only medicine that relieved my very burning, painful eyes."
For Eye Redness "This is the first prescription eye drops that has worked wonders for my severe dry eyes. Nothing else has worked but Fresh Kote has been a wonderful relief and it doesn't burn when I use it."
For Eye Redness "Fresh Kote gave me relief from dryness and eye discomfort at night."
For Eye Redness "FreshKote is the only dry eye medication that actually helped in any capacity. I get terrible eye pain and this is the only medication that didn't cause more pain."
For Dry Eye Disease "The product Freshkote has helped but after one day of use, the dispenser stopped working. No liquid comes out. So I have to give it a 0 rating for not even being able to use it."
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