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Eye Drops For Swollen Eyelid
Unproven & unknown: Similasan eye drops for allergy is a homeopathic remedy containing 3 substances that cause eye irritation. Homeopathy involves using highly diluted substances which cause symptoms when concentrated. Because similasan is so dilute that the risk of adverse effect is quite low. The effectiveness of homeopathic remedies remains controversial & unproven. Still if it works for you, that's great. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Puffy, swollen (swishy) eyes, between upper eye lid and eyebrow. I've recently been using over-the-counter eye drops to relieve irritated, watery eyes?
Not likely : Steroid eye drops, like prednisolone acetate, are not to be used without careful eye physician supervision. Although steroidal anti-inflammatory drops are extremely potent & effective at treating many ocular inflammatory conditions, they are Not routinely used for ocular allergies. Antihistamine eye drops or pills are safer and can be used more often. These may help puffiness/circles but mayB not ...Read more
If prolonged use: One of the main ingredients is Tetrahydrozoline HCI (0.05%) which is also found in Visine and other "get the red out" drops. Its a vasoconstrictor (ergo eyes seem to whiten), and occasional use is okay. However prolonged use can cause rebound effect and can make the situation worse. ...Read more
Serum tears: There are many otc and rx drops that work best for different sources of dry eye (as mentioned in the other answers). One of the best, though, is for severe dry eyes to make tears from your own serum. Blood is drawn, allowed to clot, centrifuged, diluted with saline, and given back to the patient. In cases that do not respond to the available treatments, this option should be discussed with md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This may by: :Blepharitis or inflammation of the eylid can be allergic or infectious. your Primary Care Provider may be able to treat this. In the meantime warm moist soaks can help. CHAGE YOUR PILLOW CASE DAILY after any drops are prescribed! Hope this helps Dr Z Happy New Year! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: If your symptoms persist, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Pink eye: If red pink eye is due to a virus, artificial tears will help relieve symptoms of irritation and should do no harm (non preserved are best as can use every hr if need; preserved no more than 4x/d); but they do not cure virus: needs to run its course 2 wks; see eyeMD if need stronger meds for relief & for rapid antigen test to see if is a virus. ...Read more
The stye on the inside of my lower eyelid just popped itself, should I be worried? It's still swollen.. Should I get eye drops or just leave it?
Drainage is good: Lucky for you that your stye spontaneously popped and drained. You can accelerate the rest of the healing with frequent application of warm (not hot) soaks. Antibiotics are of no help. You can use lubricating eye drops to help keep the area clear and clean. ...Read more
my doc says i have Blepharitis, my eyelid is so swollen and hurts to blink and its red.. He gave me some eye drops and penacillin .. will that help ?
After removing a bug from my eye my eye lid is red and the lid is swollen. What can I do to sooth it. Eye drops?
Have had itchy severely swollen eyes for a couple days, and i haven't changed anything . Benedryl and eye drops are not helping.
See your doctor: You need see your doctor if failed otc treatment. ...Read more
My left eye is hurting and it's kind of swollen. Can I use akwa tears renewd lubricant eye drops sterile? But it's says expire 4/13. Cab i still use?
Can muro128, 5%saline drops be used4 swollen inflammed cornea? Which occurred due to use of herbal eye drops.Some says it is used only4edema please clear!
Muro 128 Hypotonic : Muro 128 can be used to extract water out of an edematous cornea from most causes (though would avoid if previous chemical toxicity or herpes infection). Most often we used it after cataract surgery or for fuchs corneal dystrophy. Avoid obviously herbal eye drops if your md has said they are causing corneal swellling. No case reports to date of such thing happening: if true, should be published. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My eye is red and it keep watering ..Why is it doing that ? I put eye drops in my right eye .Thats the one that is red and keep watering. Its little swollen too
There : There are too many reasons to list for redness and watering. Redness and watering are signs that you have a problem with your eye and you need to seek the care of an ophthalmologist. Causes could include a foreign body, a corneal ulcer, or even inflammation inside of the eye all of which are emergency reasons for care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Without knowing the cause of the swelling, it's hard to say. I would recommend seeing an ophthalmologist to diagnose your problem. She/he could then advise appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Inner eye reding and iching and a bit swollen is there any over the counter eye drops that I can use until I can see my Dr?
Use cool compresses: That's an easy solution, and depends what's causing the itching. If it's your eyelids, it could be allergy or lymphatics. If it's your contacts, then it means to throw them out. If it's from dry eyes and too much computer use, you need to use artificial tears without preservatives as often as possible. If it's from mascara, throw it out. Treat the cause, & your eye doctor is the best person to see ...Read more
Hello iv got conjunctivitis an my eye lid is swollen iv had it since Monday morning the doc gave me eye drops Weds i now Ave a saw throat shud I go bk?
Sore throat: you should be and they could be related. I would see your doctor if you don't inprove ...Read more
My daughter is 3 months old, woken up with red swollen eyes & lots of Pus. Looks like pink eye. Should I take her to casualty or can I get eye drops?
Hi my 7 yrs old girl woke up with a swollen eye so I took her to our local clinic they gave us allergex tables and allergex eye drops not helping her.
See another doc: You should identify a pediatric ophthalmologist in your area and take your daughter to see him/her. ...Read more
My eyes are swollen and irritated it wasn't swollen before I put an eye drops on it. My nose bleed also and I feel like I'm going to have a fever. Why?
Eye swelling: If these are prescription eye drops call your ophthalmologist and report this problem. If they are nonprescription eye drops stop applying them. Perhaps you're experiencing a viral or allergic reaction with nasal congestion explaining the nose bleed. See your physician or an ophthalmologist if you have continuing eye inflammation or visual difficulties. You can take Tylenol as needed for fever. ...Read more
My eye doctor told me to use zylet 4 times a day every hours . But the eye drops caused me to have a allergic reaction and blurry swollen eyes ?
Stop and see eye MD: Zylet is a steroid and antibiotic drop. Side effects include burning, stinging, hypersensitivity or allergy. Blurry vision a rare side effect, this could be due to allergy or corneal changes but could also be due to an increase in eye pressure (from the steroid). You should inform your doctor, stop the drop ; have an eye exam to check your eye pressure. Try using artificial tears in the meantime. ...Read more
My Lower eyelid is swollen, are there any ways to make it go down? Went to eye doc & he gave me eyedrops but I have plans tonight.... Need it gone.
Allergy symptoms: Capillary leakage from histamine release due to allergies cause the swelling. Use an over the counter anti-histamine (non-sedative, ask pharmacist) and use cool compresses or a cool gel pack from the freezer to reduce the swelling before your event for a short term solution. ...Read more
Woke up with a swollen,puffy eyelid this morning.It has happened 3 times in the last month.Was itchy the previous night.Eye itself doesn’t look red or painful.I do have a history of allergies (hayfever etc).Eyedrops usually helps,should I see a doc?
I had conjunctivitis last week but it went away now my caruncle is swollen and my left eye is dry and it hurts when I try to put eyedrops in.
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