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From injuries to autoimmune disorders, there are many conditions that can dry out the tears that keep your eyes moist, causing you discomfort and pain. Since our natural tears are composed of much more than just saline, typical eye drops may not be able to provide the relief you need. 

If you’ve been dealing with the pain of dry eyes for some time, you may have given up hope on how to treat the issue. Thankfully, there is a solution that can ease your suffering. 

Vital Tears are specially formulated to match the needs of each user, derived from their own body to mimic natural tears. Learn more about the uses of Vital Tears and how they may benefit you. 

How Do Vital Tears Work?

Vital Tears are uniquely made eye drops derived from the patient’s own blood, which helps them to more closely mimic the natural moisture in your eyes known as basal tears. 

Additionally, Vital Tears contains similar levels of proteins, growth factors, and electrolytes to your basal tears.

Once the user’s blood is drawn, it will be clotted, put in a centrifuge, and diluted with sterile saline. This is kept in the freezer until you’re ready to use them. Serum tears, like Vital Tears, will last for up to six months in the freezer. Once the bottle has been opened, they can be used for up to a week after. 

What Are the Benefits of Using Vital Tears?

You may be asking yourself, “Do serum tears really work?” 

Simply put, they can work better than over-the-counter eye drops and many other options, depending on your ocular condition. Here are some benefits of using Vital Tears.

More Effective Than OTC Drops

Since Vital Tears are created to be closer to your basal tears, they can help to treat persistent dry eye much better. They tend to work better than OTC eyes drops since those have not been formulated to mimic all the properties of basal tears. Serum tears are pH balanced for your eyes, so provide comfort as soon as they are used. 

No Side Effects

There really aren’t any negative side effects to note. Since they’re made from your own blood and are carefully treated before you receive them, Vital Tears are exceptionally safe when used as directed. 

Just make sure you follow the storage and usage directions.

What Conditions Can Vital Tears Relieve?

Vital Tears is meant to treat ocular surface disorders. Some examples are dry eye syndrome, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, and Sjögren’s syndrome. It can help for both long-term conditions along with temporary dry eye symptoms.

Are There Any Drawbacks To Using Vital Tears?

While serum tears can be incredibly helpful for many patients, they are not currently FDA-approved for ocular surface disorders. This means, medical insurance companies will typically NOT cover the cost of the treatment. 

However, Gelman Vision does offer financing options to make them more affordable for users.

Another concern that can put some potential users off is that blood must be drawn. While you typically only need to provide a few ounces of blood, you will also need to return every five (5) weeks or so to get more. This can be an issue for those who may have a fear of needles.

The team at Gelman Vision works diligently with each patient to ensure the process is as painless and quick as possible.   

Vital Tears Can Work for You. Visit Gelman Vision To Get Started!

Do Vital Tears sound like they’d be a great solution for you? Trust the team at Gelman Vision to answer your questions and help you determine what treatment option will be best for you. 

We can help provide care for your ocular conditions, providing aid so you can select the best medications to give you relief. Don’t suffer from discomfort and pain from dry eyes any longer. Schedule your appointment today!

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