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Eye Dilator Medication
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
Eyes: Possibly but she should be checked out. ...Read more
Pataday: I like pataday. Also Bepreve (bepotastine besilate) and lastacaft- all very similar. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
I have hyperthyroidism and my eyes are getting enlarge. What should i do? What medication should i do?
Can antipsychotic medication cause permanent dry eyes? If you change or reduce the meds can it go away?
Ive have been getting headaches every day for the past few months. Usually in the region of my forehead and behind my eyes. Sometimes even pain medication does not help. What could possibly be the cause?
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
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
Depends on type: Dry eye disease can have many causes: evaporative from meibomian gland dysfunction, aueous deficiency due to estrogen reduction or diety factors. Environemntal causes. Pharmacologic causes. Various disease states. Treatment is often customized to your type of disease. Get an exam. ...Read more
I need some sort of medication for the scratch in my eye, no type of over the counter drops are working?
Is there any treatment to decrease bags under your eyes & does sleep medication attribute to them? Thanks!
I started noticing that my eyes turned up and down. What medication is used and what kind of doctor to see?
Try to see an eye : Doctor and he will guide u what to do next. ...Read more
Allergies distract me from homework and keeping my eyes open really painful. Why isn't allergy medication working?
Treatment: You need a stepped approach to treatment. Eliminate the allergen, go on loratidine or cetrizine, and use eye drops. I start with zaditor which is over the counter and this fails consider prescription mess such as bepreve (bepotastine besilate). Tough cases do well on alrex. Talk to your eye doctor. ...Read more
I get dizzy alot. I don't take any medication and I've had my eyes checked. What other things can I look for as far as symptoms and sutions?
Benign vertigo: There are many possible causes for dizziness. The most common is benign positional vertigo, which is dizziness worsened by rapid shifts in head position. I'm glad your eyes check out, but that's just the start of the investigation. A good next step is an evaluation by an ear nose and throat (ENT) specialist. ...Read more