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11. Eye
Ciclosporin (Ikervis)
BNF | BNFC | SPC

Use in line with NICE TA369

Only for severe dry eyes for adults not responding to artificial tears. Reserved for extreme patients. To be initiated by ophthalmology specialist only

Clinitas
BNF | BNFC | SPC
Sodium hyaluronate (Hylo-Forte)
BNF | BNFC | SPC

0.2% (Hylo-Forte) Preservative Free 

Second line, opthalmologist advice only

Sodium hyaluronate / dexpanthenol (Hylo-Care)
BNF | BNFC | SPC

0.1%/2% eye drops

Red when used in patients with significant corneal damage under the care of the consultant

VitA-POS
BNF | BNFC | SPC

Eye Ointment 5g

Holoclar
BNF | BNFC | SPC

NHSE Commissioned

Approved: NICE TA467

Pegaptanib Sodium
BNF | BNFC | SPC

Tariff Excluded

Not Approved: NICE TA155

Ranibizumab
BNF | BNFC | SPC

Tariff Excluded; CCG Commissioned

Approved: NICE TA155, TA274, TA283, TA298

Verteporfin
BNF | BNFC | SPC
Ocriplasmin
BNF | BNFC | SPC

Tariff Excluded; CCG Commissioned

Approved: NICE TA297

Cefuroxime Eye Drops
BNF | BNFC | SPC

Cefuroxime eye drops are RED for the treatment of corneal infections

Unlicensed special

Eyelid cleaning products for blepharitis
BNF | BNFC | SPC

e.g. Blephaclean, Lid-care, Optrex, Ster Eye

Tees Do Not Prescribe/Grey List

Prescribing at NHS expense is not recommended. Patients who wish to use these products should be advised to purchase them over the counter and follow NHS Choices self-care advice.

NHS Choices: Blepharitis

Cenegermin
BNF | BNFC | SPC

NHSE Commissioned

Not NICE approved