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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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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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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" eyedoc2020@blogspot.com for all the treatment options in the US on 1 page. ...Read more

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The most effective medication for my eye allergies is?

The most effective medication for my eye allergies is?

Pataday: I like pataday. Also Bepreve (bepotastine besilate) and lastacaft- all very similar. ...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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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

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What medications use on a dry eye?

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

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Medication for dry eyes and yellowish color?

Medication for dry eyes and yellowish color?

Tears: Dry eye disease is treated with artificial tear supplementation, humidifier to increase the ambient humidity, omega 3 supplementation , and possible pharamcologic intervention, ie. Restasis. ...Read more

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Ideas? What medications can change eye color?

Ideas? What medications can change eye color?

There are no : Medications that change the eye color. Why not use color contacts? ...Read more

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Can drugs/medications cause light sensitivity to eyes?

Can drugs/medications cause light sensitivity to eyes?

Light sensitivity/dr: Some drugs can cause light sensitivity, such as antimalarial drugs, some antibiotics, chemotherapy medications as well as acne meds. ...Read more

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Am having headach with eye pain. What medication can I take ?

Am having headach with eye pain. What medication can I take ?

Headache: It is safe to take any of the over-the-counter pain medications like acetaminophen, Ibuprofen or naproxen. If you continue to have problems, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I need some sort of medication for the scratch in my eye, no type of over the counter drops are working?

I need some sort of medication for the scratch in my eye, no type of over the counter drops are working?

Corneal infection?: Some apparent eye scratches are actually infections that require antibiotic eyedrops by prescription. You need to see a doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment to decrease bags under your eyes & does sleep medication attribute to them? Thanks!

Is there any treatment to decrease bags under your eyes & does sleep medication attribute to them? Thanks!

Dark circles: Cool compresses, chilled artificial tears, topical and/or oral antihistamines, concealer makeup, laser skin treatment, dermal filler are the treatment options. Sleeping meds do not contribute to this issue. ...Read more

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Allergies distract me from homework and keeping my eyes open really painful. Why isn't allergy medication working?

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

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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?

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

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What over-the-counter medication treats pink eye?

What over-the-counter medication treats pink eye?

Bacterial--none: If the "pink eye" is bacterial an antibiotic is needed. If the eye is "pink" from an allergy , otc opcon a is a good choice. ...Read more

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What are the best medications for treating pink eye?

What are the best medications for treating pink eye?

The best med: for your conjunctivitis is likely the one Rx'd by your personal physician, who has the advantage of examining you and knowing your medical history. ...Read more