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are eye drops safe for kids

A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Eye drops: For treatment of cojunctivitis, Inwould avoid the medications The eyedrops that you mention should be administerd under the direction of your eye doct ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Goldberg
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Eye Drops: "eye drops" is a term that applies to many different formulations depending on the treatment purpose. The drops contain the active ingredient, say fo ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Many things: Eye drops are either medicated or not. All preserved drops contain a chemical that keeps it from becoming contaminated. The remainder of the chemicals ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: On what the drops are. But in general i would say you should probably replace them.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Contact lens: Although some drops might be safe, stick with the contact lens solution. Some drops are reasonable to place on top of contact lenses, others are not. ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Lumify: Contains brimonidine tartrate which is the ingredient in Alphagan an anti glaucoma eye drop - it lower the eye pressure. The dose in Lumify is 1/4 t ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Artificial tears: Artificial tears can be used to help with this.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Honey has many antibacterial, antiangiogenic properties. As long as never given to an infant, it is generally very safe, even in eye. See: pubmed.Com: ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jodi Luchs
30 years experience LASIK Surgery
For what: What are you treating? Give us more information.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Hector
9 years experience Ophthalmology
Disinfective: dilute doses of boric acid is safe and acts as a mild disinfectant
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Dahl
55 years experience Ophthalmology
No: I do not know which eye drops you mean, but no eye drops should be used when contacts are in except for a non-preserved wetting drop.
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