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can 5 year old use visine

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes, but: Use zaditor (ketotifen) instead. It's longer lasting.
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Allergies: If the eyes are not painful and slightly red the most likely cause is an allergic or local reaction to an irritant such as dust. Genlty rinse the eye ... Read More

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A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Visine: Yes you can use visine on your child.
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Dr. Milton Mintz
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No reason why: Not! unless he has an infection.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
According to: Manufacturer visine is for " adults and children 6 years of age and older".
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
No: He should be seen by your doctor, an eye doctor, or take him to the er for evaluation and treatment.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Not sure: Hard to explain the whitish vision- perhaps its glare from cataract? Cataract from iritis may explain your symptoms. You need to see ophthalmologist.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Anderson
19 years experience Dentistry
Lubrication: Visine tears will help provide temporary lubrication. If that is your definition of work, then your answer is yes.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Visine tears are okay but visine allergy (the get the red out stuff) is not.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
No effect: Visine, especially the kind that are for lubrication or tear replacement, supplement what tears you make. Any kind of product that states, "gets the ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Just wait for five minutes after putting in the drops. It will be out of the tear film in that time. Please do not use visine allergy drops regularl ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Forget it: The lab will probably report that you adulterated the specimen, and it doesn't work.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
Pink eye: If the eye is just red then yes artificial tears ca n help. Conjunctivitis presents with red , inflamed eyes with significant discharge. Visine would ... Read More

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