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Dakrina®
 
IN BRIEF

Lubricant eye drop developed for severe dry eye.

DISTRIBUTOR: n/a - This product is no longer being produced. Contact Focus Labs for more information.

ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Polyvinyl alcohols (2.7%), povidone (2.0%)

PRESERVATIVE: Polyquaternium-42 (polexitonium)

AVAILABILITY: This drop is currently out of production (updated 11/2009)

 

 

DISCUSSION

Dakrina is a variation on Dwelle. These two products are formulated for moderate to severe dry eye. They are not viscous, but are formulated with a special combination of polymers which adheres closely to the ocular surface, with the goal of improving its "wettability".

Dakrina is one of the product line developed by eminent ocular surface scientist Frank Holly PhD. Little known during the 1990s when they first became available, they were later popularized on internet forums by patients with severe dry eye, who dubbed them "Dr. Holly's Drops". The other three products developed by Dr. Holly are Dwelle, NutraTear and Freshkote.

ILLUSTRATIONS

 
links and references

Directory of artificial tears, gels, and ointments

Dr. Holly's Drops

DRY EYE SHOP (detailed information and online shopping)

Dry Eye Institute

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