VUITY (pilocarpine HCL 1.25%) is the first FDA eye drop designed to treat the symptoms of age related blurry near vision (presbyopia).

VUITY is a prescription eye drop by Allergan formulated to help improve the near vision in those in the early stage of presbyopia.

In clinical studies, VUITY eye drops showed to improve intermediate and near vision without causing a decrease in individuals distance vision.

How Does VUITY Eye Drops Work?

Prescription VUITY eye drops act by reducing the size of your pupil and increasing the depth of field. Increasing your depth of field allows for easier focusing when looking at things up close.

VUITY eye drops work fast. According to clinical data, VUITY drops begin to work in as little as 15 minutes.

VUITY eye drops are used once a day and typically lasts for 5-6 hours. The drops are prescription and are recommended for people with mild to moderate amounts of presbyopia between the ages of 40-55 years old.

Are VUITY Eye Drops Safe?

Although VUITY prescription eye drops were found to have a well-established safety profile there are always risks and side effects when using prescription eye drops.

The most common side effects reported are headaches and redness of the eye. VUITY drops can make your vision under low light conditions more difficult so it is recommended to use caution while driving at night.

People with nearsightedness (myopia) should use caution as cases of retinal detachment have been reported with similar drugs.

You should only use VUITY eye drops after speaking with your Optometrist.


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