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For procedures requiring a disclosing agent in combination with an anesthetic agent such as tonometry, gonioscopy, removal of corneal foreign bodies and other short corneal or conjunctival procedures.


Removal of foreign bodies and sutures, and for tonometry: 1 to 2 drops (in single instillations) in each eye before operating.

Deep ophthalmic anesthesia: 2 drops in each eye at 90 second intervals for 3 instillations.

NOTE: The use of an eye patch is recommended.


Fluress (fluorescein and benoxinate) is supplied as 5 mL contained in a 10 mL plastic bottle with a separate sterile dropper applicator. (NDC 17478-640-10)


Refrigerate at 2°-8°C (36°-46°F). User may store at room temperature for up to one month. Protect from light. Keep tightly closed.

Akorn Inc., Buffalo Grove, IL 60089. Rev 5/04

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 2/25/2009

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