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What type of anti-bacteria eye drops would you use for a scratched cornea?

What type of anti-bacteria eye drops would you use for a scratched cornea?

Many options...: Please see your eye doctor for an eye exam to see the cause of the scratched cornea, as well as the appropriate treatment. There are more than 20 possible antibiotic eye drops that can be used, but your eye doctor has to determine the extent of the injury, and whether a bandage contact lens or additional therapy is required. As well, the frequency of antibiotic drops may change based on the exam. ...Read more

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Best eye drops for bacterial conjunctivitis?

Best eye drops for bacterial conjunctivitis?

None: All conjunctivitis, bacterial and viral, is self-limiting. This means that they will get better without treatment. The symptoms can be treated, and antibiotics may decrease the duration of infection in some cases. ...Read more

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I am using FML for Dry Eye due to MGD, I have a prolensa eye drops which expried 2 yrs ago. I put the prolesna eye drops & rinsed out after 5 min with eye wash. I am Concerned as I am using FML drops, my eye may not fight the bacteria frm prolensa?

I am using FML for Dry Eye due to MGD, I have a prolensa eye drops which expried 2 yrs ago. I put the prolesna eye drops & rinsed out after 5 min with eye wash. I am Concerned as I am using FML drops, my eye may not fight the bacteria frm prolensa?

Expired drugs should: Be discarded immediately for your own safety. Prolensa is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) that (like all NSAID class drops) has the potential to compromise the cornea. Though much lower potential than the older generation NSAID's, you should still be monitored by your Ophthalmologist closely. FML (fluorometholone) is a mild steroid that also has the potential for adverse effects and should be monitored. ...Read more

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Can bacterial pink eye cause throwing up? Have had it for 4 days, using eye drops. My stomachs has hurt for 2, threw up twice today.

Can bacterial pink eye cause throwing up? Have had it for 4 days, using eye drops. My stomachs has hurt for 2, threw up twice today.

Pink eye: Given your reported problems I strongly recommend that you have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility as soon as possible.
The team will evaluate you carefully and may be able to get you under control. If not, the team will contact an appropriate specialist to get some more advice. The specialist may have you sent to him/her from the Emergency facility.
Hope all goes well- please keep ...Read more

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Does allergic conjunctivitis respond to the eye drops for bacterial conjunctivitis? And vice versa does bacterial respond to antihistamine drops?

Does allergic conjunctivitis respond to the eye drops for bacterial conjunctivitis? And vice versa does bacterial respond to antihistamine drops?

Generally no.: If it is a bacterial infection, it should only respond to antibiotics much like allergic conjunctivitis should only respond to only allergy drop like antihistamine/and or mast cell stabilizer drop. However some infections can cause itchiness in which case an allergy drop is added in addition to an antibiotic drop. For further info/rx, feel free to consult me at healthtap. Com/rebeccamammo
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Are sulfacetamide sodium and prednisolone sodium phosphate ophthalmic solution eye drops good for treating bacterial pink eye in adults?

Are sulfacetamide sodium and prednisolone sodium phosphate ophthalmic solution eye drops good for treating bacterial pink eye in adults?

Eye drops: Sulfacetamide is useful but topical antibiotics are more effective. Prednisilone drops are not initially used and could be counter productive. ...Read more

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How do eye drops help you eyes?

How do eye drops help you eyes?

Depends on problem: There are many types of eye drops. For bacterial infections, antibiotic eye drops kill the germ. For allergies, antihistamine eye drops stop the irritation. And so forth. ...Read more

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Should I use eye drops if my eyes itch?

Should I use eye drops if my eyes itch?

Allergy: There are many good over the counter as well as prescription medication drops for treating allergy symptoms of the eyes. ...Read more

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Is Rohto Ice eye drops bad for your eyes?

Is Rohto Ice eye drops bad for your eyes?

If prolonged use: One of the main ingredients is Tetrahydrozoline HCI (0.05%) which is also found in Visine and other "get the red out" drops. Its a vasoconstrictor (ergo eyes seem to whiten), and occasional use is okay. However prolonged use can cause rebound effect and can make the situation worse. ...Read more

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Can contact solution be used as eye drops?

Can contact solution be used as eye drops?

Meh: Not the greatest idea because of the preservatives that are in it. Best using drops designed for the purpose for which you will use them. ...Read more

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Which eye drops can be given to a 13wks baby?

Which eye drops can be given to a 13wks baby?

Many: Many different drops can be used depending on the diagnosis to a 13 wk old baby. But do not self prescribe any drops. Please take the baby to an ophthalmologist for proper diagnosis and rx. ...Read more

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I got itchi eyes, should I just use eye drops?

I got itchi eyes, should I just use eye drops?

Itchy: If from dry eyes you need to increase lubrication and decrease evaporation. If allergic try to remove possible allergens. Air filters, remove animals, change soaps, detergents, bedding in a step wise manner. ...Read more

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Do you know which eye drops for contacts is best?

Do you know which eye drops for contacts is best?

Contacts: FreshKote made by Focus Lbs has proven to be the best so far with Contact lenses. Contains no preservatives. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been given oftlar eye drops.?

What to do if I have been given oftlar eye drops.?

Prescribed?: Talk with your prescribing physician and ask how to correctly use the medication. I'm unfamiliar with this product in the USA. It's formula is similar to ibuprofen. As an NSAID, it generally is used for postoperative management after cataract surgery usually with products much more in common practice, such as ketorolac, nevanac, illevro, prolensa, just to name a few. There are other uses as well. ...Read more

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Are previously frozen eye drops safe to use again?

Are previously frozen eye drops safe to use again?

Depends: On what the drops are. But in general I would say you should probably replace them. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been given "oftlar" eye drops.?

What to do if I have been given "oftlar" eye drops.?

Eye drops: Ocuflox (ofloxacin) eye drops are antibiotics given for an infection.
Acular drops are used as an anti-inflammatory. One of these? ...Read more

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What are some tips for applying eye drops in an elder?

Eye drops: Gently pull the lower lid down and out, tip the head back and drop it into the lower pocke formed by pullin the lower lid down and out. There is an attachment for bottles that can also help. You can also try lying flat with face up and drop into corner fo the eye near the nose and then blink allowing the drop to run into the eye. Have someone else place the drop in the eye. ...Read more

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Is there an alternative for artificial tear eye drops?

Yes: There two alternatives - Restasis and punctal plugs. Restasis is a medication that increases the tear flow and punctal plugs are tiny, soft plastic devices that decrease the removal of tears from the eyes. Talk with your ophthalmologist about these alternatives. ...Read more