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Red inflamed inner upper eye lid for 2 week disposable contacts wearer. See red bump and white bump. Possible causes? OTC treatments? prescription treatments?

Red inflamed inner upper eye lid for 2 week disposable contacts wearer. See red bump and white bump. Possible causes? OTC treatments? prescription treatments?

Possible stye: it's possible that you have a stye has developed on your eyelid. Try using warm compresses for 15 to 20 min 2-4 times daily and lid scrubs. This may allow the eyelid gland to open and drain. If no improvement you may need antibiotics or possibly steroids to help, which would require an eye exam. I would avoid wearing contact lenses while elevation is still present. Good luck! ...Read more

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Red Rimmed Eyes (Definition)

This is caused by blepharitis or dandruff of the eyelids. It is typically caused by a staph infection that is almost always curable with antibiotic ointment or eyedrops. Prevention is best accomplished by using one of the over the counter lid scrub formulas such as sterilid foam or occusoft cleansing medicated pads. No tears baby shampoo is an older treatment in ...Read more


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What medicine or eyedrops are recommended for red and dull eyes?

What medicine or eyedrops are recommended for red and dull eyes?

I will advise you: To see a doctor and have properly diagnosed before seeking treatment . Once the problem is identified then treatment follows . This is because what you shared with us could be many things ...Read more

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What are the best OTC eye drops for red eyes?

What are the best OTC eye drops for red eyes?

See your eye doctor.: Better to see your eye doctor to determine the cause of the red eye prior to resorting to an over the counter (otc) drop for red eyes. You may require a prescription medication. In my opinion, there is no "best" otc drop for red eyes. When i see a patient that complains of red eyes and has been using an otc drop for red eyes, i generally cringe. Otc drops for red eyes in excess can get the red in. ...Read more

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What's the side effects for using "redness relief" eye drops? I wear colored contact lens everyday and my eyes becomes very red and there are many red blood silk...I bought a "redness relief" eye drops. When I use it, the red blood silk disappear for a wh

What's the side effects for using "redness relief" eye drops? I wear colored contact lens everyday and my eyes becomes very red and there are many red blood silk...I bought a "redness relief" eye drops. When I use it, the red blood silk disappear for a wh

First : First you need your eye doctor to see why you are getting red--is it the lens fit, allergies, or dryness? Treating the correct issue will solve the problem rather than hiding it with get the red out drops which simply cause rebound redness a few hours after use. ...Read more

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What eye drops are most effective for red eyes while wearing contacts?

What eye drops are most effective for red eyes while wearing contacts?

Rewetting drops: The only drops you should use with contact lenses in your eyes are contact lens rewetting drops. These are found in the store near the artificial tears and are labelled "for use with contact lenses." do not use allergy or other drops with your contact lenses. ...Read more

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What are the best drops for chronic red eyes without itchiness?

What are the best drops for chronic red eyes without itchiness?

Artificial tears: Use frequently. However, any cause of chronic red eye must be found out by an exam by an eye doctor to make sure it is nothing serious. Please do so. ...Read more

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Remedies for pink eye?

Remedies for pink eye?

Pink eye treatment: It depends on the cause. It could be an infection, tired eyes or even dry eyes. Consult with your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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What are soothing treatments for painful conjunctivitis on the eyelid?

What are soothing treatments for painful conjunctivitis on the eyelid?

There are a few...: ... But you should discuss it with your eye doctor. Conjunctivitis is a term that describes inflammation of the skin over the white of the eye. It can also be infectious. Eyelid infections are usually caused by bacteria, which need to be treated with medication. Home therapies such as heat, cold, lid scrubs, etc. Might not be effective and may even worsen the infection. ...Read more

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Are eye drops the only solution for red, itchy eyes?

Are eye drops the only solution for red, itchy eyes?

No: Depends on the problem. If there's something anatomic that can be treated, or some irritant that can be removed/avoided, or some treatment like punctal plug for associated dry eye... ...Read more

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Can similasan dry eye reliefdrops also work for irritated red pink eye?

Can similasan dry eye reliefdrops also work for irritated red pink eye?

Comforting: Similasan is a tear replacement with no therapeutic qualities. It is generally used for eye dryness, and may provide comfort when pink eye is present. It will not alter the course of the self limited infection of the lining of the eye. No harm will come from its use. ...Read more

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Any natural treatment for pink eye? I have been using refresh eye drops.

Any natural treatment for pink eye? I have been using refresh eye drops.

"Pink : "pink eye" is a generic term used for viral infections of the eye. Typically it is self-limiting but highly contagious. In the most common presentation if left untreated it will resolve by itself. So as far as natural treatments for pink eye, i would only recommend artificial tears or saline solution to rinse or debulk the viral load. However, if the condition worsens then it is best to discontinue all drops and seek the advise of your doctor. You never want to miss a possible bacterial infection that would require antibiotics! ...Read more

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What are really good red eye drops for irritated eyes, that work with soft contact lens?

What are really good red eye drops for irritated eyes, that work with soft contact lens?

Is it your contact?: You need to be careful what drops you use when wearing soft contacts, generally only preservative free tears or moisture drops specifically formulated for contacts. If your eyes are frequently red in your contacts, though, i wonder if you are having irritation from your solution or your contacts. Are eyes still red when you take a weeklong holiday from your contacts? ...Read more

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What are treatments for blepharitis and ocular surface disease ??

What are treatments for blepharitis and ocular surface disease ??

Good lid hygiene: The most common and yet effective treatment for blepharitis is daily lid scrubs followed by hot compresses. Some people will add a small amount of baby shampoo but often is not necessary. Ocular surface disease can be from different causes: dry eye, meibomian gland dysfunction, poor lid/globe relationship, blepharitis, etc. Each will require different treatment. ...Read more

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Best cure for dark eyes circle?

Best cure  for dark eyes circle?

Eye circles: Some dermatologists may recommend a hydroquinone solution often mixed in an oil free moisturizer that acts like a skin bleach. Like varicose veins, dark circles under the eyes are usually an inherited trait. ...Read more

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Will treatment for strep throat also treat pink eye?

Will treatment for strep throat also treat pink eye?

Not really: Many viral infections result in varying degrees of ocular irritation and often times even conjunctivitis or pink eye. Usually, as the infection clears, the ocular symptoms subside. So, the tablets you take to help with the throat don't act directly on the pink eye. ...Read more

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Is there an effective treatment for dry and itchy eye?

Lubrcatei: One can use artificial tears and take oral omega-3s. Warm compresses to stimulate more tear production. A humidifier in the home. Beyond that you need the advice of an eye md. They may recommend pucntal plugs, medicated drops, etc. This will help for the itch and allergy symptoms, as well as over the counter allergy drops. ...Read more

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Are herbal green tea bags good for treating under eye dark circles?

Are herbal green tea bags good for treating under eye dark circles?

Dark Eye Circles: Dark circles under eyes usually aere not a sign of exhaustion or serious illness. They can be cuased by a number of things: seasonal allergies, a cold, a sinus infection, lifestyle (smoking, alcohol) and very offten food sensitivities. Best thing to do is determine if you have food sensitivities by either food allergy testing or rotation diet (look on the internet or read "diet wise". ...Read more

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What is the most recommended eye drops for dry, itchy eyes?

What is the most recommended eye drops for dry, itchy eyes?

Several: Various over the counter artificial tears, some are more watery vs. Oily, thicker tear lasts longer but can blur vision more. Try several to see what works best. Over the counter antihistamines can help with itching due to allergies. ...Read more

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