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VisionBlue Side Effects

Generic Name: trypan blue ophthalmic

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug trypan blue ophthalmic. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name VisionBlue.

For the Consumer

Applies to trypan blue ophthalmic: intraocular solution

As well as its needed effects, trypan blue ophthalmic (the active ingredient contained in VisionBlue) may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.

If any of the following side effects occur while taking trypan blue ophthalmic, check with your doctor or nurse immediately:

Incidence not known:
  • Blue color remaining in the eye
  • Discoloration of artificially implanted lens

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to trypan blue ophthalmic: intraocular solution


Ocular side effects have included discoloration of high water content intraocular lenses and inadvertent staining of the posterior lens capsule and vitreous face. Staining of the posterior lens capsule or staining of the vitreous face is generally self limited, lasting up to one week.[Ref]


1. "Product Information. VisionBlue (trypan blue ophthalmic)." Dutch Ophthalmic USA, Kingston, NH.

It is possible that some side effects of VisionBlue may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

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