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Fml Eye Ointment
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?
Eye pressure raised after using FML for 1 month. How long will it take for pressure to go back to normal?
Was using FML eye drops, Bion tears at same time for inflammed eye.Told to stop after a week, eye is no better. Can 2 eye drops be used at same time.
Yes, wait 10 min.: Yes, 2 different eye drops can be used around the same time, but wait at least 10 minutes between one dose and the next. Also, if your eye is no better after a week on the above drops you need to call your eye doctor and arrange for a follow up visit to see why you're not getting better. Do this ASAP. ...Read more
How frequent can Lotemax/ FML be safely used for eye inflammation due to dryness? IOP normal. Used for 7 days 1week ago. Can use again?
To be used cautiousl: Lotemax and fml are not routine treaents for dry eye syndrome except in severe cases of keratoconjunctivitis sicca. When used,careful monitoring of the eye needs to be performed by treating Eye MD. Infections, glaucoma, and cataract are among the serious complications of chronic steroid treatment. Other non steroid treatments are preferred for chronic dry eye, like Restasis, plugs, moisture goggle ...Read more
Lower eyelid twitchin cause of dry eye, can be treated with fml? How long to use it? 10 days isnt bad?
Treating dry eyes: 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. ...Read more
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.
Have been using steroids, first FML now flarex for some months in left eye. My eyelid is now twitching a lot over last few days. Definitely unrelated?
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