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Your eye doctor will want to examine your eye(s) at regular visits to make sure the medicine is working properly and is not causing unwanted effects.
Difluprednate eye drops are not for long-term use. Steroid eye drops may cause glaucoma (increased pressure inside the eye) or posterior subcapsular cataracts (a rare type of cataract) if used too long Slow or delayed healing may also occur while you are using this medicine after cataract surgery. You will need to have regular eye exams with your doctor to check for these problems.
If you hurt your eye or develop an eye infection, talk with your doctor right away. You may need to change your medicine or stop using it.
If your symptoms do not improve or if your condition becomes worse, check with your doctor.
Portions of this document last updated: Feb. 01, 2023