DURYSTA is a prescription medicine to reduce eye pressure (aso called intraocular pressure) in patients with open angle glaucoma or high eye pressure (ocular hypertension).
DURYSTA is administered by your ophthalmologist. You should remain upright (do not recline or lie down) for at least 1 hour following the procedure to allow the implant to settle properly. If your eye becomes prgressively red, sensitive to light, painful, or develops a change in vision, immediately call your doctor.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
DURYSTA should not be used if:
You have an infection or suspected infection in your eye or surrounding eye area
You have a corneal endothelial cell dystrophy, a condition in which ithe clear front layer of your eye (cornea) has lost its ability to work normally and can cause vision problems
You have had a corneal transplant or cells transplanted to the inner layer of the cornea (endothelial cell transplant)
The sack that surrounds the lens of your eye (posterior lens capsule is missing or torn
You are allergic to any of its ingredients
DURYSTA may cause side effects involving the cornea, including increased risk of loss of cells from the inner layer of the cornea. You should not receive DURYSTA more than once in each eye. DURYSTA should be used with caution if you have a limited reserve of cells lining the inner layer of the cornea.
DURYSTA should be used with caution if you have a narrow or obstructed iridocorneal angles (the space where the iris, the colored part of the eye, and cornea meet).
DURYSTA may cause swelling of the macula, the center spot of the retina (back of the eye). DURYSTA should be used with caution if your ey does not have a lens, if you have an artificial lens and a torn posterior lens capsule, or if you have any risk factors for swelling of the macula.
DURYSTA may cause inflammation inside the eye or mak exisiting inflammation worse.
DURYSTA may cause increased brown coloring of the iris, which may be permanent.
Eye injections have been associated with infections of the eye. It is important that you cotnact your eye doctor right eye if you think you might be experiencing any side effects, including eye redness, sensitivitiy to light, eye pain, or a change in vision, after an injection. Your doctor should monitor you following DURYSTA adminstration.
The most common side effect involving the eyes reported in the patients using DURYSTA was eye redness. Other common side effects reported were: feeling like something is in your eye, eye pain, being sensitive to light, a blood sport on the white of your eye, eye irritation, inclreased eye pressure, a loss of cells on the inner layer of the cornea, blurry vision, inflammation of the iris, and headache.
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