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Are Redness Eye Drops Okay For Uveitis
How long should I take steroid eye drops for uveitis? After stop it in one day my eye start paining...
Depends on cause: Uveitis has many causes including infection, trauma or injury to the eye, autoimmune diseases, other systemic diseases. The treatment depends on the cause. If the uveitis keeps coming back you will need to see a doctor to help find the reason. If you have an untreated medical condition causing uveitis this may require treatment before you can stop the eye drops. ...Read more
I was recently diagnosis with uveitis, my dr ordered numerous labs all came back normal, i still have mild symptoms this has been going on for 6 weeks now I am down to once a day pred forte eye drops. Now I have a rash on my cheeks and necks
With : With the onset of this new rash, you should give your doctor a call. It may or may not be related to your uveitis depending on what it looks like and could give clues to the cause of your uveitis. I am glad that your doctor sent testing since uveitis can occasionally be a sign of underlying illness. Even though uveitis can be associated with other illnesses (especially autoimmune disease) it can affect healthy people, too. I've attached a site with some basic information about uveitis. In the meantime, give your doctor a call about your rash. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Child has JRA and eye was red one day fine next and then red again should I be concerned it may be uveitis?
Not good idea: The redness on your face may or may not be related to your eye condition, so it will not work on the face. Eyedrops are intended for The eye area only because it is made fo the specific pH needed. If the redness on your face is rosacea, or something else, it's best treated by taking tablets, capsules over using facial gel or cream, not eyedrops. Can check oculoplastics division of U.of Cairo Eye Department ...Read more
Yes: In general, over the counter drops to "reduce redness" should not be used. Try some preservative free artificial tear drops. ...Read more
My spouse's eyes often develop redness. It comes back as soon eye drops are stopped. It is for last ³ ⁴ years. Kindly advice .
Depends on the drop: I would caution against using "get the red out" eyedrops. Those will often work initially by constricting the blood vessels but not treating the primary problem. They become less effective and more addictive as time goes on. There is nothing wrong with regular artificial tears as a treatment. She may need to continue those or consider an alternative like Restasis or punctal plugs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Briefly: Visine drops, of the 'gets the red out' kind, will diminish the red of the eyes but the redness will return fairly quickly. So it is better to use the other type, eye lubricating drops which will help the eye heal and get rid of the redness in a more healthful way. If persistent and especially if the vision is changing, then see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
If i use Clear Eyes redness relief eye drops, can i put my contacts back in after putting the drops in?
Not a good idea: The drops that are entitled "gets the red out" are drying. Your best bet is to abandon these and use lubricating or tear replacement drops. These will enhance the tear pool which is a good support for your contact lenses. Use gets the red out drops only for those infrequent times when you might do something like having a picture taken. ...Read more
I got pink eye on march 3rd but it has reduced in redness with some pentrexyl &eye drops but i woke up today there was crusting around it again ?
See Physician: Pink eye may require antibiotics usually drops. sine pink eye can be transferred eye to eye and is contagious, I recommend you seek medical attention. Less likely, there are other eye diseases that can look like pink eye and again can be diagnosed by an eye doctor. good luck ...Read more
Cataract procedure after 3weeks of eye drops,all ok. But 3days after, redness appeared, he gave fluormesolone for another 3 wks .it was gone exceptNow?
Possibly: If your symptoms persist, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
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