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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Won't help: Pink eye is almost always viral, in which case tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) (which is an antibiotic/steroid combination) won't help. If it'... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Use something else: Vasocon is a vasocontrictor which gives you temporary relief but in the long run can irritate your eyes even more. It shrinks your blood vessels on th... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Yes: Leaving your contacts in too long is very dangerous. It can result in infections that can cause permanent loss of vision and the first sign is eye pai... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Scratch or iritis: A sudden corneal scratch can cause this. If your eyes get very dry or you rub them, you might get a small scratch which hurts, makes your eyes water a... Read More
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Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Migraine or low BP: First, get you blood pressure checked, since low blood pressure can cause you to see spots. If these spots show up randomly, lasting 15 minutes and re... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Dry eyes: Your eyes could be getting dry from a number of things - weather, poor sleep, stress, computer use, too much caffeine etc. If your vision is relativel... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Reshaping the cornea: First a flap is created on your cornea with a blade or laser. It is then lifted and a laser is used to reshape your cornea (flatten it or make it more... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
It can: Tropicamide is a dilating drop, which means it makes your pupil larger, allowing more light in. If you have a corneal or lens condition (scars or cert... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Scratch or iritis: A sudden corneal scratch can cause this. If your eyes get very dry or you rub them, you might get a small scratch which hurts, makes your eyes water a... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Warm compresses: First step is to apply heat to your eyelid to melt the blockage causing the chalazion. The best way is to boil an egg, wrap it in cloth and put it ove... Read More
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