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A 41-year-old member asked:

how long will your eye stay red after using prescribed eyedrops?

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 25 years experience
Depends: Certain eye drops can cause redness from irritation from the preservative or due to an allergy. Check with you eyemd before stopping a prescribed eyedrop. Sometimes putting the drop in the refrigerator can help decrease the redness until you can call or see your eyemd.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

Can regular eyedrops at least make you eye a little brighter?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Sometimes: To the extent that your eye is dulled or red from foreign material in the tears, fatigue, or dryness, regular eyedrops can temporarily make the eyes less affected and brighter.

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Last updated Apr 19, 2013

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