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Any advice on medication for chronic dry eyed?

Any advice on medication for chronic dry eyed?

Many options...: If you are already using artificial tears 2 or more times daily without relief, you can ask your doctor about restasis, a prescription medication to help produce good tears. You may also try treating the eyelid oil glands that can contribute to dry eye, by using warm compresses, lid scrubs and vitamin supplements with omega 3 fatty acids. Discuss these options with your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Depression medication & your eyes, what to do?

Depression medication & your eyes, what to do?

I am not quite sure: What you are asking. Are you experiencing side effects from antidepressants that effect your eyes? Please clarify this question and re-ask. ...Read more

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What is medications for sore eyes?

What is medications for sore eyes?

Sore eyes: I might try to guess what you meant by sore eyes (i.e., dry eyes). But guessing is not in your best interest. Recommend that you provide amplifying information and re-ask this question. ...Read more

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Are eye pressure medications effective

Are eye pressure medications effective

Generally so: All anti-glaucoma medications have been thorougly tested and will lower the eye pressure in most cases. Sometimes more than one is needed at a time and in a few cases the pressure does not respond well and so laser and operative surgery is done. ...Read more

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Medication for pinkeye besides eye drops?

Medication for pinkeye besides eye drops?

Local drops: Usually the drops will cure the eye problem. Very rare to have to use systemic medication. ...Read more

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What are common eye medications for dry eyes?

What are common eye medications for dry eyes?

Restasis, tears: There are many medications for dry eyes depending on cause. See "Lid Hygiene" [email protected] for all the treatment options in the US on 1 page. ...Read more

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How can I fix an eye allergy without taking medications?

How can I fix an eye allergy without taking medications?

Washing and rinsing: If your reaction is due to cosmetics, washing off the offending agent right away can help. If it is due to airborne allergens coming in contact with the eye, flushing with water can help rinse things out. You can use cool compresses to settle the irritation and inflammation down. ...Read more

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What medication is effective for blood spots on the eyeball?

What medication is effective for blood spots on the eyeball?

Not a clear question: Sorry if i can not help without better understanding the question. If you mean subconj heme, then likely 1-2 weeks time is all that is needed - if vision is unaffected, no pain. Increased blood vessel size is frequently related to irritation, rubbing, dryness, . . . Those things need to be helped. There is no specific medicine for subconj heme but vitamin c deficiency, or other bleeding is poss. ...Read more

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Are there any medications or eye drops that improve astigmatism?

Are there any medications or eye drops that improve astigmatism?

No: Astigmatism results from asymmetric curvature of the cornea. Influenced by variety of factors, including size and shape of the eyeball, position of eyelids, bone structure around eye, age, stiffness of cornea, use of contact lenses, even excessive eye rubbing or pressure on the eyeball at night from sleeping face down. Usually vision correctable w glasses, contacts or lasik. ...Read more

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Will a babies yellow eyes ever get better or is there a medication I can buy to fix it?

Will a babies yellow eyes ever get better or is there a medication I can buy to fix it?

Probably: Most babies develop yellowing of the skin and eyes which should resolve spontaneously by two weeks of age. If severe or persistent, it should be evaluated promptly and potentially treated. Medications should generally be avoided as they, more often than not, potentially exacerbate the problem. ...Read more

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Can antipsychotic medication cause permanent dry eyes? If you change or reduce the meds can it go away?

Can antipsychotic medication cause permanent dry eyes? If you change or reduce the meds can it go away?

Dry eyes temporary: It's a common side effect of antipsychotic an anticholinergic side effect. It usually goes away on discontinuation or decrease in the dose of antipsychotic. Ask your physician to either decrease if possible or else change the medication. ...Read more

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I have dry eye, is there a medication I can ask for to help my eyes produce their own tears? I'd prefer not to use eye drops constantly.

I have dry eye, is there a medication I can ask for to help my eyes produce their own tears? I'd prefer not to use eye drops constantly.

What is the cause?: Dry eyes are a symptom. There are different reasons for this. Depending on the cause of the dry eyes there may or may not be a different medication.
Follow up with the prescriber. Eyes can be difficult to assess over the internet as we cannot do acuity testing.
Due to this limitation, I do not prescribe for the eyes online for best practices. ...Read more

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What's the best medication on gloucoma of the eye after a sucessfull surgry?

What's the best medication on gloucoma of the eye after a sucessfull surgry?

It all depends: If glaucoma surgery is successful, medication may not be necessary. There are several good choices out there, and each has benefits and drawbacks depending on the patient. Your eye doctor should be able to discuss the different medications that you may need, and whether you need medication at all. ...Read more

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Best medication for burning eyes?

Best medication for burning eyes?

Depends on cause: The most common reason for burning eyes is eye dryness and there are lots of eyedrops in your pharmacy for this. Less common is allergy and you can find anti-allergy drops as well. If your vision is undisturbed and there is no pain, no light sensitivity and no discharge, then try one of these. If that does not work, consult with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Is there a medication that will change eye color?

Is there  a medication that will change  eye color?

Yes: Prostaglandin inhibitors, used to treat glaucoma, can cause hazel and brownish eyes to darken. There is no way to lighten eye color with medication or surgery. ...Read more