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Dr. Michael L. Ham answered:

Please tell me, are fml corticosteroid eye drops vasoconstrictors?

No

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No, FML is a steroid. FML decreases inflammation that can improve redness, but it is not a vasoconstrictor.
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Dr. Ronald Krauser answered:

Could fml corticosteroid eye drops "take out the red" veins in your eyes?

Yes

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Corticosteroid eyedrops can reduce some types of inflammation but should only be used under direction of an eye doctor.
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Dr. Richard Wieder answered:

Lower eyelid twitchin cause of dry eye, can be treated with FML? how long to use it? 10 days isnt bad?

Treating dry eyes

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It is common to treat dry eyes temporarily to help with more acute symptoms and inflammatory changes on the eye surface. Chronically, it's better to maintain your eye health using artificial tears and a prescription eyedrop called Restasis. It works very well to relieve dry eye problems. Eyelid twitching can be associated with dry eyes, but there are other possible causes as well.
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Dr. Michael L. Ham answered:

I'm scared My eyelid is twitching and I'm taking FML to treat it for 10 days 3x/day because my eye doc. says I have dry eye.

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If you mean the eyelid blinking of fluttering, it my be myokymia due to stress or simply dryness of the eye. If the eyelid(s) contract fully, and is very noticeable it could be Blepharospasm or hemi-facial spasm. See an Ophthalmologist. Most likely stress related.
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Dr. Jay C. Bradley answered:

Rashy swollen eyelids, huge bags under, constant itching. Dermatologist & eye doctor prescribed meds aren't working. HELP. using fml now.

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Frequent artificial tears, cool compresses, topical steroids, and topical and/or allergy meds should be helpful. In severe cases, a short course of oral steroids may be needed.
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I get eczema around my eyes, FML ointment helps alleviate symptoms. How often is it safe to use this for the prescribed 10 days, 2x a day?

Monthly

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You could use FML 10 days a month but you should have your intraocular pressure checked every few months if you do this every month. Consider a second opinion for treatment options.
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Any side effects with fluorometholone eye drops?

Steroid side effects

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as with all steroid eye drops there can be side effects. The most common are formation of cataracts and an increase in intraocular pressure leading to glaucoma. Also there is an increase in possible infections in the eye. These side effects are dependent upon the concentration and duration of the steroid. FML is considered a weak steroid and has a smaller risk for side effects.
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Will fluorometholone eye drops exacerbate conjunctivitis?

It can

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steroids can sometimes worsen viral infections. can combine antibiotics with steroids during treatment. otherwise should help conjunctivitis
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How long should I wait after my last dose of fluorometholone eye drops (prescribed for allergic conjunctivitis) before wearing contacts again?

Soon

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This depends upon the appearance and comfort of the eye. You should avoid contact wear when the eye is red or getting redder, but when the red is fading and the other symptoms you may have had are fading, then you can wear the contact.
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