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A 18-year-old female asked:

What is the treatment for eye inflammation?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Depends: This depends upon what the inflammation is caused by. This is an easy question to answer. See an eye doctor. Is the cost of a visit worth your vision? The eye is not a structure you should fool with yourself (if there are any).
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Depends: Treatment depends on the cause of the inflammation. See an eye doctor.
Dr. Alan Mindlin
51 years experience
Quck evaluation: Inflammation can be primary or secondary. The effects can be minor or lead to chronic corneal edema, cataract, glaucoma or combinations. It can cause non recoverable blindness and chronic severe pain. It needs immediate evaluation and focused treatment by an ophthalmologist.

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A 25-year-old member asked:

With eye inflammation what are my treatment options?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Steroids: Regardless of the type, cause or location of imflammation in the body, the mainstay of treatment ultimately includes one form of steroid or another. Inflammation of the eye can occur inside (uveitis, retinitis, choroiditis, keratitis) or externally (eyelid inflammation, conjunctival and outer eyeball inflammation). Topical drops and/or oral steroids may be necessary.

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