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Doctor insights on: Best Eye Drops For Watery Eyes

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What is the most recommended eye drops for itchy/watery eyes with contacts?

What is the most recommended eye drops for itchy/watery eyes with contacts?

Artificial tears: Can use rewetting drops. If there a lot of protein deposits buildup, then may need a better lens cleaning system or shorter wear schedule. If it's an allergy related to contact lens wear though, then may need a contact lens holiday and possibly other antihistamine or steroids. ...Read more

Watery Eyes (Definition)

Tears out of proportion. Eyes need tear film to keep the cornea clear of any local or environmental foreign materials. The tears are produced by local as well as accessory lacrimal glands and are constantly being replaced by evaporation or suction by the nasolacrimal system into the nose. Watery eyes can result from many causes, some of which being too much production ...Read more


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Watery eyes been usimg restasis for a month I've tried refresh which caused discomfort what eye drops do you reccomend to stop the eyes from watering?

Watery eyes been usimg restasis for a month I've tried refresh which caused discomfort what eye drops do you reccomend to stop the eyes from watering?

Dry Eye: The best eye drops for dry eye are theratears and genteal gel (both over-the-counter). Systane is also a good choice. For bedtime, I recommend refresh pm ointment in each eye.
Restasis is used for moderate to severe dryness. Other things to consider are a humidifier on dry winter days, and to avoid having a ceiling fan over the bed while sleeping. ...Read more

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How to get rid of watery eyes best, allergy pills or allergy eyedrops?

How to get rid of watery eyes best, allergy pills or allergy eyedrops?

Try Zaditor (ketotifen) drops: And use natural tears during the day to rinse out the pollen dust etc. Or try naphcona. Both come as genetics =cheaper just as good. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of red and watery eyes if eyedrops don't work much at all?

How can I get rid of red and watery eyes if eyedrops don't work much at all?

Try others: First be sure it is an allergy. Then see your dr. There are several eye drops to try. Not all work for each person. Also use natural tears during the day. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what is the best medicine to treat really bad watery eyes?

I'm curious as to what is the best medicine to treat really bad watery eyes?

Depends on the cause: Epiphora, or watery eyes in medical jargon can be due to a variety of causes. These can be boiled down to those that cause too much tear production such as ocular irritation and watering due to insufficient drainage of tears such as cases of nasolacrimal duct obstruction. So, the solution to the watery eyes depends on the root cause. Many good treatments exist for most causes of epiphora. ...Read more

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Best OTC allergy medicine for watery eyes?

Ketotifen eye drops: Ketotifen is marketed over the couter as Zaditor (ketotifen) eye drops, and is used twice daily. Generally as effective as most prescription eye drops, and you only have to use it twice daily. ...Read more

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Which is the best anti-histamine to buy for itchy watery eyes from allergies?

Which is the best anti-histamine to buy for itchy watery eyes from allergies?

Several: There are several to choose from, but the most effective are Cetirizine (zyrtec) and fexofenadene (allegra). You might also consider an over the counter antihistamine eye drop such as ketotifen. ...Read more

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What is the best thingbtobdo for runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing?

What is the best thingbtobdo for runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing?

See an allergist: Your symptoms strongly suggest environmental allergy. Stay indoors as much as you can, drive with closed window and recirculate air, at home close windows. You can take otc anti-histamines, such as cetirizine, fexofenadine of loratadine; irrigate nose with saline, artifiical tears to eyes and drops such as ketotifen. If all these don't help, see an allergist. ...Read more

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I get very itchy, red, puffy n watery eyes for about last 15days. Eye drop, antihistamine are not working, help?

I get very itchy, red, puffy n watery eyes for about last 15days. Eye drop, antihistamine are not working, help?

Itchy eyes: It must be allergy season where you live. If you have severe nasal allergies too, see an allergist, as controlling one helps the other. You can also get prescription steroid eye drops if antihistamine eye drops are not helping, did you try zaditor (ketotifen) otc? Best is to see an allergist. ...Read more

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I get very itchy, red, puffy n watery eyes for about last 15days. Eye drop, antihistamine are not working, what can I try?

I get very itchy, red, puffy n watery eyes for about last 15days. Eye drop, antihistamine are not working, what can I try?

Try seeing a doctor: If over the counter medications aren't doing the job, you need to see a physician for management. I suggest an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I have a really bad allergies with watery eyes and running nose what is the best medication I could take? I had take Allegra (fexofenadine) D but it doesn't work.

I have a really bad allergies with watery eyes and running nose what is the best medication I could take? I had take Allegra (fexofenadine) D but it doesn't work.

Allergic rhinitis: Itchy watery nose associated with sneezing is usually a symptom of allergic rhinitis. Make notes of when these symptoms occur, to help you identify what might be triggering it. Over the counter antihistamines (Zyrtec, Claritin) may help, but some people find more relief with nasal steroid sprays such as Rhinocort Aq (over the counter) or Nasonex (mometasone) (Rx). ...Read more

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Which is the best allergy (liquid) medicine for sneezing/stuffy nose and watery eyes?

Which is the best allergy (liquid) medicine for sneezing/stuffy nose and watery eyes?

Depends: What is best is what would work the best for you since everyone responds to medication differently. Although we tend to use more topical sprays for nasal and drops for eye symptoms, I presume you are referring to oral liquid in that case, your best bet may be zyrtec syrup. ...Read more

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I have symtoms of watery eyes, nasal drop, very mild cough, small mucus coming up, about a month ago mucus in my stool. Should I go see a doc.?

I have symtoms of watery eyes, nasal drop, very mild cough, small mucus coming up, about a month ago mucus in my stool. Should I go see a doc.?

SAR and nl stools: See a practitioner for allergic rhinits if avoidance of allergens and otc meds do not work well enough for you. Small amounts of mucus in the stool can be normal while, large amounts can be a sign of GI inflammaatio, irritation or disease. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC allergy medication for itchy watery eyes, sneezing, and a stuffy nose?

What is the best OTC allergy medication for itchy watery eyes, sneezing, and a stuffy nose?

Discuss with doctor: No one medication is best- depends on other medical conditions as well. Try zyrtec (cetrizine) 10 mg or Claritin (loratidine) 10mg. Add decongestant as well: sudafed 30-60mg. Avoid Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as it causes sleepiness zaditor is a good otc eye drop for the eye itching. ...Read more

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What is the best allergy medication for itchy watery eyes, sneezing, and stuffy nose during day?

What is the best allergy medication for itchy watery eyes, sneezing, and stuffy nose during day?

OTC or Rx?: Over the counter oral antihistamines (claritin, zyrtec, allegra) or antihistamine eyedrops are good options. Prescription nasal antihistamine sprays (e.g. Patanase, astelin) are great at nasal and eye symtptom relief too. Prescription nasal steroids are first line for allergic rhinitis as well. ...Read more

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I have severe seasonal outdoors allergies including itchy. Watery eyes, itchy throat, stuffy. Runny nose. What medication work best?

I have severe seasonal outdoors allergies including itchy. Watery eyes, itchy throat, stuffy. Runny nose. What medication work best?

Allergy meds: You gave quite a bit of systemic symptoms so an oral agent would be best. In my experience, Allegra seems to be the best but claritin/ zyrtec are also very good. If your eyes need a topical eye drop, Pataday and Lastacaft (alcaftadine) are the best. ...Read more