There are many brands and forms of ocular lubricant available and not all are listed on this leaflet. Ocular lubricant is a solution specially formulated to moisten the eyes. Ocular lubricant is used to relieve burning, irritation, and discomfort caused by dry eyes. Ocular lubricant may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Lacrisert is known as hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert and is used to treat dry eyes. Lacrisert is a sterile, rod-shaped and translucent ophthalmic insert composed of hydroxypropyl cellulose. The substance is soluble in water and is used for administration into the inferior cul-de-sac of the eye.