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Muro 128 Sodium Chloride Hypertonicity Ophthalmic Ointment, 5% Sterile,Twin Pack 0.25 oz (7 g)

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Muro 128 Sodium Chloride Hypertonicity Ophthalmic Ointment, 5% Sterile,Twin Pack, .25 oz
 
4.8

(based on 153 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (132)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (121)
  • Gentle (83)
  • Improves vision (35)
  • Effective (28)
  • Soothing (17)

Cons

  • Difficult to use (6)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)
  • Too expensive (3)

Best Uses

  • Long term use (100)
  • Dry eyes (85)
  • Sensitive eyes (27)
  • Quick fix (16)
  • Daily use (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Have chronic dry eyes (77), Wear glasses (48), Allergy sufferer (20), Have medical condition (9), Wear contacts (6)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

A Sight-Saver

Since 1998, I have used this product on the advice of my ophthalmologist as an ophthalmic lubricant. I suffer from recurrent corneal erosion. What this means--at least for me--is that...Read complete review

Since 1998, I have used this product on the advice of my ophthalmologist as an ophthalmic lubricant. I suffer from recurrent corneal erosion. What this means--at least for me--is that I have chronically dry eyes and corneas that are weakly attached in at least one spot. So if I just go to sleep without any sort of ointment, when I wake up, the inner surface of my eyelids stick to my corneas, and I'm extremely likely to tear my corneas at the instant I open my eyes.

This is every bit as painful as it sounds. It renders my vision blurry and my eyes very light- and air-sensitive. This means I'm unable to drive or use a computer for a day, which means no work.

Muro 128 ointment is the only product I have found that works in the long term to prevent this 99% of the time. Every night, I put some in both eyes. It is opaque and therefore obstructs my vision, which is why I put it in right before bed. But it acts as a lubricating layer between my corneas and my eyelids.

I've tried less expensive ointments, but they burn and are far less effective than Muro 128. Some of them even seem to exacerbate the dry eye problem.

Please note that the packaging says not to use it for more than some set time without doctor approval, so if you plan to use this long-term, do check with your ophthalmologist to make sure it's okay.

The only real disadvantage I can think of is that it requires a little extra time in the mornings to get out of your eyes. I wipe around my eyes and over my lids with a soft cloth to remove most of the residue, then flush with warm water and pat dry again. But it's completely worth it for me.

In the occasion that I do still tear my cornea even with the Muro 128 in, I wait until some of the pain subsides (tears lessen the effectiveness of the ointment) and re-apply and either nap or just keep my eyes closed for a couple of hours. The Muro 128 soothes the pain and allows me to at least go about some of my normal day without excruciating eye pain.

I love Muro 128. It is literally a product I cannot do without.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

thick and sticky for dry eyes

This was recommmended to help with extreme dry eyes upon awakening in the morning. The "drops" are added before going to bed, but it comes out in a thick almost...Read complete review

This was recommmended to help with extreme dry eyes upon awakening in the morning. The "drops" are added before going to bed, but it comes out in a thick almost solid "ribbon, making it hard to add to your eyes. It sticks to the eyes and causes very opaque blurring that does not easily vanish. This did not feel or seem natural at all.

Reviewed by 153 customers

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5.0

This product is Fantastic, the best I have ever used.

By 

from Forest Park, IL

describe yourself Healthy Adult

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Promotes Healing
  • Relieves Pain
  • Relieves Symptoms Fast
  • Safe
  • Soothing

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Long Term Use

    Comments about Muro 128 Sodium Chloride Hypertonicity Ophthalmic Ointment, 5% Sterile,Twin Pack, .25 oz:

    I use this with Refesh eye drops.

     
    5.0

    Great product for eyes with edema.

    By 

    from Akron, OH

    describe yourself Have Medical Condition

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Effective
    • Relieves Pain
    • Safe
    • Soothing

    Cons

    • Messy

    Best Uses

    • Long Term Use

    Comments about Muro 128 Sodium Chloride Hypertonicity Ophthalmic Ointment, 5% Sterile,Twin Pack, .25 oz:

    Product works great! Store brands are pretty good but I prefer the original. Be sure to hold the closed tube under hot water prior to using and warm it up a bit. It will come out much thinner and easier to use.

     
    5.0

    Great product

    By 

    from NY

    describe yourself Have Medical Condition

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective
    • Promotes Healing
    • Relieves Pain
    • Relieves Symptoms Fast
    • Safe
    • Soothing

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Keep In Medicine Cabinet
      • Long Term Use

      Comments about Muro 128 Sodium Chloride Hypertonicity Ophthalmic Ointment, 5% Sterile,Twin Pack, .25 oz:

      I had dry eye condition and faced cornea transplant 10 yrs. ago. This ointment was recommended as a "last resort" by my Eye Doctor, he said I should use for the rest of my life. It works great!

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great product for dry eyes!

      By 

      from San Jose, CA

      describe yourself Have Medical Condition

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Effective
      • Relieves Pain
      • Relieves Symptoms Fast
      • Safe
      • Soothing

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Keep In Medicine Cabinet
        • Long Term Use

        Comments about Muro 128 Sodium Chloride Hypertonicity Ophthalmic Ointment, 5% Sterile,Twin Pack, .25 oz:

        Great product to use at night for dry eyes. I have used it nights for many years.

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Muro 128 is the most effective brand

        By 

        from Newport, OR

        describe yourself Have Medical Condition

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        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Relieves Pain
        • Safe
        • Soothing

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Long Term Use

          Comments about Muro 128 Sodium Chloride Hypertonicity Ophthalmic Ointment, 5% Sterile,Twin Pack, .25 oz:

          I have tried lesser brands which were not satisfactory. Muro is best

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great value.

          By 

          from NJ

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          Pros

          • Effective
          • Promotes Healing
          • Relieves Symptoms Fast
          • Soothing

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Long Term Use

            Comments about Muro 128 Sodium Chloride Hypertonicity Ophthalmic Ointment, 5% Sterile,Twin Pack, .25 oz:

            The 2 pack is the cost of one in stores. Great value.

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Life Saver forCorneal Erosion Sufferers

            By 

            from Marin, California

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            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective
            • Promotes Healing
            • Relieves Pain
            • Relieves Symptoms Fast
            • Safe
            • Soothing

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Long Term Use

              Comments about Muro 128 Sodium Chloride Hypertonicity Ophthalmic Ointment, 5% Sterile,Twin Pack, .25 oz:

              Use nightly right before bed, one very tiny amount in each eye will coat, don't need to use much, and no more corneal erosions that use to be so painful and severe I couldn't function for days at a time. Eight years later and no more misery, I highly would recommend this product. None of the other dry eye ointments ever worked and some made the condition worse. This is the one to get. My eye doctor didn't even know about it, I found an optometrist who was familiar with it and recommended it! Dr. Paul Karpecki, a wonderful doctor in Kentucky wrote a paper on this product vs. the others. Takes about 1-2 weeks after an erosion to heal it and start to work it's magic.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great eye ointment.

              By 

              from Des Moines, WA

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              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Muro 128 Sodium Chloride Hypertonicity Ophthalmic Ointment, 5% Sterile,Twin Pack, .25 oz:

              For those of us who have to tape an eye shut before sleep. Mine was due to detached retina surgery and I can't depend on the eyelid staying closed during sleep. A little of this and the 3M Blenderm tape and I'm good for all night. Wish you carried the tape.

               
              5.0

              For dry eyes, this is the best product..

              By 

              from Phoenix, Az

              describe yourself Healthy Adult

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Effective

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Long Term Use

                Comments about Muro 128 Sodium Chloride Hypertonicity Ophthalmic Ointment, 5% Sterile,Twin Pack, .25 oz:

                I use this product at night before I go to bed. Since using it I have not had problems with my eyes, such as a scratched cornea, which is very painful.

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                BEST ON THE MARKET

                By 

                from Crystal, MN

                describe yourself Healthy Adult

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Effective
                • Promotes Healing
                • Relieves Symptoms Fast

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Long Term Use
                  • Quick Fix

                  Comments about Muro 128 Sodium Chloride Hypertonicity Ophthalmic Ointment, 5% Sterile,Twin Pack, .25 oz:

                  I have been using Muro 128 ointment for over 25 years. Have extremely dry eye condition; also very sensitive to perfumes & fumes from heavily scented products or chemicals. Found Muro ointment to work the best to relieve redness & sore eyes. Only product I have found that helps to keep eyes lubricated during sleep hours. Generic products just don't work as well.

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