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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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Best home remedies to cure pink eye?

Best home remedies to cure pink eye?

Pink eye: Cool compresses if the cause is allergy. Mild antibiotic eye drops if infection. Warm compresses applied to the closed eye to ease the discomfort. ...Read more

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Any home remedies/treatments for pink eye?

Any home remedies/treatments for pink eye?

Time: Most cases of pinkeye will resolve without treatment within a week. Over the counter allergy drops help with the redness and tearing. ...Read more

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Are honey eye drops safe?

Are honey eye drops safe?

Yes: Honey has many antibacterial, antiangiogenic properties. As long as never given to an infant, it is generally very safe, even in eye. See: pubmed.Com: curr eye res. 2011 sep;36(9):787-96. ...Read more

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Eye lid is bruised any home remedies?

Eye lid is bruised any home remedies?

Bruised eye lid: if its a "fresh" bruise - then ice should limit its size - if its over 24 hours old warm compresses may speed the resolution but generally a contusion (bruise) results from blood leaking into the tissues and the body takes time to eliminate it with the bruise turning a variety of colors before resolving. I might avoid aspirin products for the next week as well ...Read more

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Do zaditor (ketotifen) eye drops help with "pink eye"?

Do zaditor (ketotifen) eye drops help with "pink eye"?

Usually not: The zaditor (ketotifen) is an allergy eyedrop and will only be effective if the "pink eye" is due to allergy. If it is due to an infection caused by a bacteria or virus, the zaditor (ketotifen) will have no effect. ...Read more

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Can pataday eye drops cure pink eye?

Can pataday eye drops cure pink eye?

No: Pataday is an eyedrop to treat allergic conjunctivitis. Pink eye and allergic conjunctivitis can look the same, the main difference is that the allergic version typically itches. If you have "true pink eye" it is a viral infection, and Pataday will not cure that. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for under eye darkcircles?

Any home remedies for under eye darkcircles?

Dark Circles: Apply a paste made from a teaspoon of tomato juice, half teaspoon lemon juice, a pinch of turmeric powder and a pinch of gramflour. Keep it for 10 minutes. This is very effective and one of the famous home remedies for dark circles under eyes. ...Read more

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Are refresh eye drops bad?

Are refresh eye drops bad?

Refresh Eye Drops: Most eyemds recommend refresh eye drops by name. Any non preserved artificial tear can be used as needed. A preserved artificial tear should not be used more than 4 times per day as the preservative in the tear can irritate the cornea. ...Read more

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Are there any effective home remedies for pink eye?

Are there any effective home remedies for pink eye?

Yes: If this just acute allergy exposure or dry eyes then cold applications to the eyelids for 20-30 seconds several times a day and otc allergy drops should help. If it is dry eyes then the first line of treatment is otc dry eye drops used frequently. If it is inflammatory or infectious this needs to be examined and treated by an ophthalmolgist, because it can be a sign of serious systemic or eye di. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies to cure pink eye?

What are some home remedies to cure pink eye?

Breast milk: Breast milk is a known treatment for pink eye, but it's not often easy to obtain. Some pink eye is viral or allergic, but most cases need a prescription antibiotic eye drop. ...Read more

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Home meds for sore eyes?

Home meds for sore eyes?

Some to try: Most sore eyes are due to dryness. There are many over the counter drops such as systane, refresh, blink, thera gel and others. Try these if your problem does not include lowered vision, light sensitvity or redness that is persistent. For these you need to first see your ophthalmologist as there may be other problems. ...Read more

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Glaucoma & pilocarpine eye drops, do the drops help?

Glaucoma & pilocarpine eye drops, do the drops help?

Classic treatment: Pilocarpine was the first anti-glaucoma drop developed and has been in use over 100 years. It constricts the pupil and affects the focus of the eye so it has largely been replaced by effective drops that have fewer side effects. It still is a useful agent in some cases and is still available on prescription. ...Read more

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Any home remedy's to treat bloodshot eyes from contacts?

Any home remedy's to treat bloodshot eyes from contacts?

Eye & contact care: Be sure you're cleaning and using your contacts as directed by your eye doctor. Consider switching to daily disposable contacts if you use monthly contacts. Consider wearing your glasses more often to give your eyes more breaks from the contacts. Consider other causes, such as allergies or "pink eye". If you're not improving on your own, please talk w/ your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Home remedy for strabismus?

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Home remedy for strabismus?

No such thing: The root cause for the strabismus must be identified. Is it muscular? Nervous? Malignancy? There is no blanket home remedy for this. ...Read more

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Home remedies for excessive eye mucus - honey?

Home remedies for excessive eye mucus - honey?

Lubrication: Mucous accumulation in the eyes may be due to dry eyes. Try an artificial tear drop 3 or 4 time a day. Also, are you adequately hydrating? Check your liquid intake. ...Read more

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What are good OTC eye drops to relieve red eyes?

What are good OTC eye drops to relieve red eyes?

Tear replacement: Do not use drops that say "gets the red out" as these are drying. Anything that says tear replacement or eye lubrication should be fine. Two good brands are Systane and Refresh. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for swollen eye lids?

What are some home remedies for swollen eye lids?

Depends on the cause: Without seeing a doctor to determine the cause, specific treatments cannot be advised. There are types of lid swelling for which hot compresses are advised and types for which cold compresses are advised. Best bet is to find the cause, then ask. ...Read more

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What OTC eye drops help with red eyes?

What OTC eye drops help with red eyes?

Depends on the cause: There are many causes of redness of the eyes. Several types of inflammatory conditions, allergic reactions, detergents, chemicals, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause redness of the eyes. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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