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Eye Whitening Drops
Avoid whitening drop: There are many artificial tears available over the counter, and they are all good. If you use them more than 4x/day, stick to a preservative-free variety. However, you should avoid "whitening" drops as they can become addicting, leading to rebound redness when they wear off, and result in more frequent use and toxicity. ...Read more
I have moderate dry eyes. Is systane ultra a good choice? Does the acid in the drops affects the eye? does it has whitening for eyes?
Good for dry eyes: Sustained ultra 3 to 4 a day should help. A fish oil supplement is also helpful . You may also require restasis in the future. It would be helpful to see an ophthalmologist and let him/her do a dry eye analysis. You should have your tear osmolarity measured. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Jaundice?: Yellow eyes can be due to abnormal liver function. If you do have true jaundice, you need to see your doctor right away. Otherwise, OTC eyedrops such as visine will cause the blood vessels to constrict and take away redness and make the eyes whiter. However, I do not recommend these drops because your eyes can become dependent on them and develop rebound redness. Best to have an eye exam. ...Read more
What is the prescribed eye drop that will whiten my eye.Please give me the name.I have no problem with my eye.I just want it to be white with uneffect?
Rx not needed: There are effective drops over the counter which will whiten the eyes under labels entitled "get's the red out" these can do this effectively although if used chronically will have a drying effect. No prescription drops is needed or useful. ...Read more
Eyes: You need to see if theres an underlying cause such as liver issues. See your PCP to check it out ...Read more
How can whiten my eyes without surgery and decongestants eye drops.had an eye exam my eyes are perfect.just the color that bothers me?
Use artificial tears: Reddening and irritation are often related to drying of the eyes. Prolonged computer work can also cause it as the blink rate goes down. Take a break every hour or two. Use artificial tears 3-4 times a day. Stay away from Visine or other decongestant drops. They can make the problem worse. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: There are many causes of redness of the eyes. Several types of inflammatory conditions, allergic reactions, detergents, chemicals, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause redness of the eyes. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more