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does hydroxypropyl cellulose help with corneal inflammation

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
53 years experience Ophthalmology
Severe Dry Eye: Lacrisert (hydroxypropyl cellulose) has been around for years as almost a last resort for people with severe dry eye disease and should be prescribed ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Carlin
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Sure, use together: You probably do not have to wait between insertions, but just to be sure, I would wait a few minutes. I would use the lacrisert (hydroxypropyl cellul ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Quite variable: Your eye doctor should be able to give you a better time frame expected, since it would be determined by the underlying condition, the location and si ... Read More
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
19 years experience Retinal Surgery
See an eye doctor: It depends on the cause. You must see an eye doctor to determine the cause, treatment, and prognosis.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: The exact location of inflammation can be determined by the ophthalmologist using a slit lamp. The causes are varied.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Jarstad
37 years experience Ophthalmology
Redness and blurring: Inflammation of the cornea could be the result of systemic or local inflammation or infection. UV light exposure along with working in a dusty enviro ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Risk of blindness: Corneal inflammation is often associated with ulcer that heal with scarring and cause opacities in the cornea. Depending on the nature, severity and ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hussain Elhalis
11 years experience Ophthalmology
Varies: based on the microbe causing the ulcer, the size, the location and depth of involvement. The range is days to several months. Also, recovery of what a ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Dieck
38 years experience Ophthalmology
Days to weeks: The recovery period depends on the type of bacteria, time of diagnosis and appropriateness of treatment. Routine corneal ulcers, diagnosed within the ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Shahinian
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Corneal infection: The cornea is the clear window in the front of your eye. Your tears and the surface cells of the cornea, or epithelium, normally protect the cornea f ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Matthew Rauen
15 years experience Ophthalmology
Steroid : Steroid eye drops can limit scaring in some situations. They should be used only after the infection is under control. A recent study showed no huge ... Read More
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