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Can You Put Eye Drops Sublingual
Can the eye doctor check and see the optic nerve without to put drops on eyes? I was checked without to put eyes drops
depends: Over the counter eye drops may contain anti-histamines and eye lubricants. If you are seeking antibiotics, most of which will not actually treat pink eye, then you will need an ophthalmologists prescription. Medicated eye drops with antibiotics are available in many countries over the counter other than the usa. ...Read more
Please explain the best way to use eye drops for glaucoma. Leave eyes shut for 2 minutes putting drop in eye?
Can see videos: Online. But best way is whatever gets a single drop into the eye (cul-de-sac or lid lake without touching the bottle to the lid or contaminating tip) without missing the eye either, followed by keeping the eye closed or covering the tear duct for a minute or two to keep the medicine from exiting the lacrimal tear drain. Use the medicine regularly and at correct intervals within reason. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What eye drop?: If by regular eye drop, you mean artificial tears, then yes you can use these lubricating drops at least 5 to 10 minutes after maxidex (dexamethasone) ( you do not want to wash maxidex (dexamethasone) out ! ). If your regular drops are prescription drops or anything beside lubricating drops, you should consult your eye doctor. ...Read more
Depends on what's causing the high I pressure: If you have glaucoma, and have already been worked up by your eye doctor, then the eyedrops that are used are determined based on your other medical conditions present. If not, you have to be worked up first completely by the eye doctor to determine if you even have glaucoma. If you have narrow angles causing this, then eye drops won't be enough! You may also need laser iridotomy done to reduce pressures emergently. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you use Lubricant eye drop like Visine tears, dry eye relief as long as you want? or they are same as decongestant drops? does lubricant eye drops help clearing allergens?
Artificial tear yes: You can use artificial tear without an active medication for as long and as frequent as you want if it contains no preservative (single-use). If it does contain a preservative (multi-use) then using the drop more than 4 times daily may induce corneal edema. Artificial tear may reduce eye allergy symptoms by rinsing off the allergens and mediator and is not a vascular decongestant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do chloramphenicol eye drops need to be stored in the refrigerator while ear drops can be stored at room temperature?
Depends on drops: Strictly depends on the rewetting drop you're trying to use. Most over-the-counter rewetting drops are not approved to use with contact lenses. Therefore, if you use them, you must remove the contact lens & wait 20 minutes before you put them back in. There are very few that are approved and meant to be used with the contacts in the eyes. So be careful. Optive (not optive refresh) is a good one. ...Read more
Allow ~5 minutes: between drops so they don't wash each other out. Once you place the drop, it's best to keep your eye gently closed so it has a chance to be absorbed. Blinking or squeezing will cause it to drain away quicker. Wait a few minutes and then place the other drops in. I am assuming you mean artificial tears when you say "regular" drops. Good luck ...Read more
Do medicated eye drops actually absorb into the eye? I put them in&close my eye&its like the medicine run out my eye. Do the eye absorb the medicine?
Applying eye drops: The proper way to instill eye drops is to wash hands ,hold bottle in dominant hand, tilt head back, pull down the lower eyelid, hold bottle over the eye without touching, squeeze bottle and close eyes. The sis sure of the eye can hold only a little amount of eye drops. The rest runs down the face. Keep eye closed for 2 to 3 minutes before putting another eye drop. Yes conjunctiva absorbs drops ...Read more
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