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Eye Drops For Kids
Yes: Use your drops as prescribed by your eye md. If they are over the counter use them as directed on the label. Most otc drops can be use more than 3 times a day. You can use preservative free tears and drops more often because they do not aggravate the eyes, like preserved tears/drops possibly can. I usually recommend that one use preserved drops no more than 4 times a day, unless directed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
For Infections: Milflox is a brand name for moxifloxacin, which is an antibiotic. It is related to other antibiotics in a family known as fluoroquinolones, of which Cipro might be the most well known. It is used to treat bacterial infections including bacterial (not viral) conjunctivitis and corneal ulcers. ...Read more
Contact irritation: Causes could include: dirty lenses that need to be replaced with new ones; a sensitivity to contact solution; environmental allergies; poorly fitting lenses; lenses with wrong water content for your eyes; dry eye. Dry eye may be due to hormones, medications (eg antihistamines, retin a) or environment. It is probably best if you see your eye doctor asap to help trouble shoot this problem. ...Read more
I started taking the prescribed eye drops this morning 2 drops 4 times a day and tonight my eyes look as irritated as they did this morning.
What drops are they?: For dry eyes? glaucoma? itching? inflammation? This would be helpful to know, as you must have a diagnosis your doctor is working with. Any eye drops with preservative in it will cause irritation more than likely. So, depending on your diagnosis, and the name of your drops, more information can be provided to assist you further. Please let us know what you're taking, so we can help you! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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