A member asked:

I was prescribed corticosteroids maxitrol (dexamethasone, polymyxin b sulfate, neomycin sulfate) to use on eyelids (instead of in the eyes) for dry eyes by ophthalmologist. are these safe to use on eyelids for long period of time (6 weeks). thanks?

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Dr. Hiep Le answered

Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis

You are treated for something else not for dry eyes with this ointment or suspension. Please follow closely with your ophthalmologist.

Answered 10/22/2022



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