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Genteal Eye Drops
I can't use contact lenses my contact is bothering my right eye about 1 year.I've visited 4 or 5 doctors and they gave me some eyedrops and solution like alergan, genteal, fluocort and chromolyn sodiom and two of them told me to wash my eyelashes with bab
Contact lens: Although your eyes may be dry, hence the drops given you. If you wear your contacts for longer than prescribed there can be protein build up on them causing redness and inability to wear .Contact lenses. Treatment is to not wear contacts for days, change contact lens solution and make of contact lenses. Prescription eye drops, a mild steroid may also help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nose scrunching followed by continuous eye blinking in child(5.5) with wheezing episodes for the past 40 days. Is on genteal eye drop. Is it a concern?
Get eye exam: Nose scrunching and eye blinking may well be signs of allergic rhinitis, but these symptoms can be seen with tic behaviour as well as potentially more serious problems, and since your child is too young to confirm visual changes, it is best to have him evaluated by an eye doctor. ...Read more
I use genteal for dryeyes, is it presenvative free n safe to use for 1month/4x daily? Can I use it while I use contact ?Is it contain badthing for eye?
It's good: Genteal is a good one. It is safe to use long term and fine to use with contacts, particularly if you are in a disposable lens. ...Read more
I was given Genteal Gel for Dry Eyes. Told to apply at night before bed. What if i apply it and then get distracted from bed for 2-3 hours. Reapply?
Yes: You cannot over-use this lubricant. Too much is better than too little. ...Read more
Evaporative dry eyes. Use Genteal gel 2X/day n Tears Naturale (artificial tears) 4-6x. Still not comfy when windy. Is Restasis or plugs a better option? Risks?
Depends: If the drops have been prescribed by an ophthalmologist for a specific reason or disease, then you should only stop with his or her permission. If the drops are yours, especially over the counter, you can always stop and see if the symptom you are treated is still present or not. ...Read more
Non preserved tears: For daily use, preserved artificial tears, of which there are many, work well. Eyemds like the refresh brand given its long track record (no financial interest. Use no more than 4x/d as they have a preservative that can cause an allergy. Nonpreserved at are best as no preservative present, can be used as often as needed, though cost more. More information at eyedoc2020.Blogspot.Com. ...Read more
For Infections: Milflox is a brand name for moxifloxacin, which is an antibiotic. It is related to other antibiotics in a family known as fluoroquinolones, of which Cipro (ciprofloxacin) might be the most well known. It is used to treat bacterial infections including bacterial (not viral) conjunctivitis and corneal ulcers. ...Read more
Use as directed!: Use the drops as directed. If you are having problems from something in the drops such as irritation or burning you may need to try different drops or consult with your eye md. Most often the problem is from the preservatives in the drops causing irritation. Try preservative free drops. ...Read more
Possibly: All eyedrops that come in a recloseable container are required to contain preservative chemicals to prevent growth of bacteria and fungi. Some patients are sensitive to the preservatives more than the actual treatment part of the drops. Some medications are inherently irritating to a degree, but we may need to use them if their benefits outweigh their side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eye drop administrat: It is important to understand that if a drop enters the eye space at any location, it will spread over the whole eye with the first blink. You do not need to aim for the center or some special location. The blink removes any excess - drops are calibrated so that what is left after one blink is the proper amount for activity. Forget what rolled down your cheek. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers