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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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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.

Allergies

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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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Terramycin ophthalmic ointment can cure eye stye?

Warm Compresses

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A stye, or chalazion, is an obstructed or infected oil gland of the eyelid. Use of warm compresses (a wash rag soaked in warm water) held over the closed eye for 10 minutes a few times a day will usually help the stye to resolve. Sometimes antibiotic eye ointment and less commonly oral antibiotics can help as well. If the stye has been there chronically (months), surgical drainage may be needed.
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Dr. Michael L. Ham answered:

What to do if I accidentally used terramycin ophthalmic ointment in my eye?

Nothing

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Nothing unless you are allergic to it. You can use artificial tears to rinse and lubricate. If the eye becomes swollen or any other systemic side affects appear then see ER or Doctor immediately. Most likely will cause no harm or do nothing except possibly cause blurred vision until it washes away.
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I have pink eye is ok for me to use erythromycin ophthalmic ointment and how much?

Probably

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Most pink eye is due to a virus. If you are certain it is pink eye (conjunctivitis), and the vision is about normal, and there is no pus, and no pain, then you can use erythromycin ointment which can provide some comfort while your immune system combats the virus. Generally it is applied as a line of ointment twice per day. If the condition persists see your ophthalmologist.
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