What are Vuity Eye Drops
VUITY™ is a trademarked eye drop promoted by Allergan Pharaceuticals to improve a blurry near vision caused by aging and also known as presbyopia in adults above 40 years of age. It is a temporary treatment. The chemical compound in the drops responsible for the action is pilocarpine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution 1.25%. These drops need to be prescribed by an Eye Doctor.
HIGHLIGHTS OF PRESCRIBING INFORMATIONWhat might be surprising to learn this drug was initially approved in the United States in 1974. So whats new about it?. The strength has been decreased to lessen the side effects and a compound added to make the stinging more tolerable.Now for some medical jargon.—————————–INDICATIONS AND USAGE————————–VUITY is a cholinergic muscarinic receptor agonist indicated for thetreatment of presbyopia in adults. ————————DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION———————-One drop in each eye once a day.——————————-Side Effects—————————— Headache and redness of the conjunctiva are the most common side effect of vuity eye drops.
Hypersensitivity to any of the components-The pupils become small after using vuity eye drops decreasing the amount of light entering the eye.This can cause problems in low light conditions including driving.-The drug causes the muscles of inside of the eye to contract. Rarely this action may pull the reitna resulting in retinal detachment.-Inflammation of the colored part of the eye or iris.
Temporary problems when changing focus between near and distant objects may occur. Avoid driving or using machines if vision is poor or everything appears dark.
Use with Contact LensesContact lens should be removed before putting the drops in the eye. Atleast 10 minutes should elapse before the contacts are again worn in the eye.Potential for Eye Injury or ContaminationDo not touch the dropper tip to prevent infection or contamination.
Important Safety Information for Vuity Eye Drops
- Do not use VUITY if you are allergic to any of the ingredients.
- Use caution when driving at night or performing hazardous activities in poor lighting.
- Seek immediate medical care if you experience any sudden vision loss.
- If more than one topical eye medication is being used, the medicines must be administered at least 5 minutes apart.
So happy with these and what a difference. LOVE not having to hunt for reading glasses.
kersny | 65-74 | Male | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient 12/23/2021
“It doesn’t last very long, maybe an hour, ninety minutes tops.” Marie | 45-54 | Female | On medication for less than 1 month |
I was so excited for these drops to finally become available. Unfortunately, they did nothing for my vision except make everything dim (like wearing lighty tinted sunglasses) no improvement at all!! 80 dollars wasted Anne | 45-54 | Female |
While this did improve my near vision somewhat, I still couldn’t read things comfortably without reading glasses. And it caused a strange effect of everything looking dark, but feeling like there was a glare, as if I’d just walked into a dark room from the bright sunlight. Very distracting. The effects of the drops only lasted around three hours. Natalie F | 45-54 | Female | On medication for less than 1 month
I tried this several times. The first time no change at all. I tried again second day and after hour and a half very little change but not enough to read anything without glasses. Definitely not with the 80$ price I paid. Just stuck with glasses. I guess miracles do not really happen. Don’t wast your money !!!!! Anonymous | 45-54 | Female | On medication for less than 1 month
I tried Vuity drops and did not care for them. I’m status post PRK approximately 25 years ago and wearing +2.00 readers. Within 20 minutes, I was reading 4 lines better but it was still not to the point that I could read my phone or see in a low lit setting. As for the negatives, my central vision seemed more blurry, contrast was worse, I felt odd – like a dizzy sensation and within ten minutes I had a headache.
I’m 67 using 1.75 -2.00 readers. Had lasik done 20 years ago. Find I need to use Readers for any close up reading. Far distance also needs minimal correction, but I can drive without glasses and read signposts etc without correction. Astigmatism is always an issue and wearing far distance glasses strictly for that helps. I used Vuity first time. Slight headache but not serious. Near vision may have improved very slightly, but medium and far vision became fuzzy. Not Blurry, but fuzzy. Read More Report this post GINO | 65-74 | Male
It doesn’t work…Duh…Still need my reading glasses… John D | 55-64 | Male |
“Worthless. No noticeable improvement in near sightedness. Don’t wast your money!”
“Only lasted two hours”
It blurred my vision far and near at first and then as it stabilized I could see a little bit better close-up but not enough that I could quit using my reading glasses. It also made my forehead vision a little more blurry as well. I’d say Presbyopic Implants in Eye are more effective.