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Dry Eye Test Fluorescein Sodium Ophthalmic Strips U.S.P. diagnostic agent is for professional use onlyEach strip is impregnated with 0.12 mg of fluorescein sodium USP.
NOTE: The contents may not be sterile if the individual strip package has been damaged or previously opened. This product is intended for external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Store below 30°C.
For testing tear film stability by determining the fluorescein break-up time (FBUT).
Hypersensitivity to components or mercury-containing compounds.
Directions For Use
Procedure for measuring FluoresceinBreak-up Time (FBUT) with Amcon Dry Eye Test Strips.1. Apply one or two drops of non-preserved saline to theimpregnated paper tip. Excess fluid will automatically fall off.Shaking is neitherrequired nor desirable.2. Ask the patient to look down and in.3. Gently touch the strip to the superior temporal bulbar conjunctivafor one or two seconds.4. Ask the patient to blink three times and open eyes naturally.5. Conduct the FBUT measurements immediately.6. Perform two consecutive measurements. If not consistent, conducta third and average the results.7. Repeat steps 1 through 6 using a new strip for the second eyeFBUT values of less than 10 seconds are considered abnormal. Values less than 5 seconds are indicative of dry eye disorder. Values of 5 to 9 seconds are borderline dry eye.
Carton of 50 pouches of two strips each.
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