FLUORESCEIN (floo RES ee in) is a brightly colored dye.
It is used to check the surface of the eye for scratches.
It may also be used to fit some contact lenses.
Each sterile strip is impregnated with 1 mg. of fluorescein sodium U.S.P.
For staining the anterior segment of the eye when fitting contact lenses, in disclosing corneal injury and in applanation tonometry.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
-To insure full fluorescence and patient comfort, the BioGlo impregnated tip should be moistened before application.
-One or two drops of sterile irrigating or saline solution should be used for this purpose.
-Touch conjunctiva or fornix as required with moisten
-It is recommended that the patient blink several times after application