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Artificial Tears Vs Eye Decongestants
My tesco sparkling eye drops, artificial tears are a light blue color; is this normal and are they safe?
Call Tesco: Call the manufacturer of the drops and ask this question. ...Read more
Why do my eyes feel heavy after using artificial tears eye drops ... And blurry . And how can I cure it ?
Viscosity issue.: The drops may be too viscous (thick) and you might benefit by the use of a less thick, non-preserved artificial tear product. You may benefit from a full evaluation of your eyes for the underlying reason for the need of tear supplementation. ...Read more
What can I do for my corneal swelling to recover ? It's swollen because i overdozed in artificial tears and now i see blurry and my eyes feel heavy
Corneal swelling: I assume you have seen your ophthalmologist. If you don't have an infection the cloudiness should clear. Talk to your dr. ...Read more
Artificial tears: Absolutely!Get a more detailed answer ›
Dryness: Artificial tears will sometimes sting because the level of acidity between the tear and your eye are different. This happens when the surface of your eye is dry. Just like when you put lotion on dry, cracked skin, you sometimes feel stinging. As the surface of the eye normalizes, the drop should sting less. You can also try keeping the drops in the fridge. ...Read more
The smoke and sulfur: And ashes are irritating to the eyes. It's better if you get out of the way of wildfire mitigation, as rescue firefighters use special headgear & goggles to protect their face, eyes & oxygen to protect their lungs. Artificial tears isn't good enough alone next to fires that are burning at 15,000 degrees Fahrenheit that can melt the plastic of the container.Get out of the way & evacuate to safety! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer