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How Many Eye Drops To Use For Dry Eyes Daily
Allergies : Itching of the eyeballs often seasonal can be helped by the use of antihistamine eye drops that may be purchased over the counter. Examples are Zaditor ™ and Alaway™. These may be used twice daily. For more serious allergic conditions, an examination to review the eyes will be Necessary. Additionally, if you're aware of what triggers the allergic symptoms, avoidance is best. Good luck. ...Read more
Varies: Different lubricating drops treat different types of dry eye disease. First get an exam and find out the type you have; evaporative, aqueous(water) decrease. Aqueous loss: refresh, tears naturale, (artificial tears) genteal. Aqueous and mucin: optive, blink, systane. Lipid: systane balance, sooth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a limit on how many times I can use my eye drops throughout the day? They are plain "eye wetting" drops for contacts & says use as needed.
See specialist: An allergist may help you with this. The first thing is to determine the true cause of your eye symptoms. Sometimes people with dry eyes will respond by having watery eyes. Those with allergies will have dry eyes because they have been using medications to treat their allergies. An allergist after determine cause can help focus your treatment plan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hypotears /artificial tears thats best for dry eye? Can I use artificialtears(preservative)daily for long term? I can't find restasis, what's other best?
Whats the brand for night ointment for dry eyes? What is brand for artificial eyes thats good(and can be used with cl) for dry eyes except restasis ?
Depends: It all depends on why your eyes are dry. Artificial tears are used primarily for symptomatic relief. They do not treat the underlying cause of why your eyes are dry. If you are not making enough tears, Restasis may increase tear production. If you have an unstable tear film, leading to rapid tear evaporation, omega 3's may help. There are many other causes of dry eyes. See your eye MD. ...Read more
None really: Most "pinkeye" or conjunctivitis is actually viral, so eye drops, including antibiotics, are usually not effective. Viral conjunctivitis tends to run it's course in 7-10 days. It can be very contagious, spreading from one eye to the other or to other people. Hand washing is essential. To be certain it is not a more serious bacterial or fungal infection, you should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Please explain the best way to use eye drops for glaucoma. Leave eyes shut for 2 minutes putting drop in eye?
Can see videos: Online. But best way is whatever gets a single drop into the eye (cul-de-sac or lid lake without touching the bottle to the lid or contaminating tip) without missing the eye either, followed by keeping the eye closed or covering the tear duct for a minute or two to keep the medicine from exiting the lacrimal tear drain. Use the medicine regularly and at correct intervals within reason. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been using eye drops, flannel and eye cleaner for 6 weeks, my eyes are clearer but still not better, how long does it take for blepharis, dry eye?
Should be clear now: If you've been using warm compresses each morning for at least 5 mins. Then that is adequate to allow your oil glands to create a better tear film.Go to your eye doctor, or an oculoplastics surgeon to see if you might have rosacea blepharitis, or another bacterial blepharitis that can be more resistant to standard lid hygiene protocol with baby shampoo. Eye cleaner/wipes may not be that effective. ...Read more
Need expert advice. What harm to the preservatives in dry eye drops do to eyes if used too often (6x/day)?
Probably nothing: The serious and dangerous preservatives have been taken off the market for many years. The ones in eyedrops now are mostly benign and will be unlikely to cause allergy or damage. Everyone is different and a few hypersensitive individuals might react to a commonly used drop (although more likely to the medication in the drop if that is what is being used). ...Read more
Refresh liquigel eye drops works amazing for my dry eyes more than any eye drop. Side effects using gel? Long term? How many times dy is ok?
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