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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
FML Forte (fluorometholone): Recommendation is that eye exam be performed if product used for ten or more days due to possibility of elevated intraocular pressure (glaucoma), cata ... Read More
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
FML FORTE (fluorometholone): It depends on what is the condition for which it has been prescribed and for how long did the doc adviced you to use it.The drops can be used again if ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Dahl
54 years experience Ophthalmology
NO: Steroids do not prevent infection. They can reduce the inflammation often associated with infection.
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: It will reduce your ability to fight off the virus and make the infection worse.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Add: Cool compresses. Frequent artificial tears. Zaditor (ketotifen). Stay indoors.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Fluorometholone…: Is a corticosteroid anti-inflammatory med for the eyes & eyelids. Its use should be limited as long-term use may increase intra-ocular pressure/ exac ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Fluorometholone…: Is a corticosteroid anti-inflammatory med for the eyes & eyelids. Its use should be limited as long-term use may increase intra-ocular pressure/ exac ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
As a steroid: This topical steroid eye drop reduces inflammation.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Not a problem,: Fluorometholone has no oto-toxicity. Applied to the eye, there is little systemic absorption. You don't have to worry about this eyedrop.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
FML allergy: Fluorometholone is a steroid medication used to treat inflammation of eye. For possible adverse effects see: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/fluorometholon ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
46 years experience Dermatology
German measles: There are a number of electronically linked references in the article on german measles at wikipedia.Com that may have useful information for you.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience Ophthalmology
No: No, FML (fluorometholone) is a steroid. Fml (fluorometholone) decreases inflammation that can improve redness, but it is not a vasoconstrictor.

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