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Doctor insights on: How To Get Your Eyes Whiter Without Eye Drops

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My eyes are always red should I get clear eyes eye drops to make them white?

My eyes are always red should I get clear eyes eye drops to make them white?

Naah: You'l get addicted to it and then you'll be forced to take it every day. Do you wear contacts? Some people have whiter eyes than others. Its often not a disease. Eyes feel dry? Try plain lubricating drops. ...Read more

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My sons eyes get really red, for being in the son the whole day, is there eye drops I should give him every day or how do I solve this problem.

My sons eyes get really red, for being in the son the whole day, is there eye drops I should give him every day or how do I solve this problem.

Sunburn?: Are your son's eyelids sunburnt? Did you use sunscreen? Is he uncomfortable? It is best for a lifetime to limit sun exposure because this can lead to skin cancers later in life. ...Read more

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Will rewetting eye drops get rid of red eyes?

Will rewetting eye drops get rid of red eyes?

Hard to say: It all depends on cause of redness. If just dry eye i would use otc systane ultra or optive refresh artificial tears. See your eye doc if redness persists. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of red eyes without eye drops?

Is there a way to get rid of red eyes without eye drops?

Depends on the sorce: There are several common reasons peoples eyes get red. The most common is likely blepharoconjuctivitus. This is a chronic condition with infection in the glands that line the eyelid (meibomian glands). Other reasons include allergy, infection, thyroid problems and others. ...Read more

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Why can I not get my eyes tested for new glasses when using prednisolone eye drops

No reason.: Prednisone eye drops in and of themselves is not a reason to hold off on eyeglass measurement. However, if you have inflammation, and this is why you are taking the drops, that's the reason. ...Read more

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Why do I get excessive watering and discharge in my eyes when using xiidra eye drops?

Why do I get excessive watering and discharge in my eyes when using xiidra eye drops?

Common side effect: Irritation is a common side effect of lifitegrast or Xiidra eye drops. Let your prescriber know so that alternatives can be reviewed based on your diagnosis and symptoms. ...Read more

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Should I put eye drops on before I go to church or during because my eyes get red, not irritated, only when I go to church ?

Should I put eye drops on before I go to church or during because my eyes get red, not irritated, only when I go to church ?

Just before: Use the allergy drops just before entering the church. Make sure to keep your eyes closed for two minutes (no blinking) after putting your drops in so that they soak in completely for maximum effect. Over the counter allergy tablets can also be helpful. Take the allergy tablet 20 to 30 minutes before church. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can I get rid of red eyes without using eye drops?

How can I get rid of red eyes without using eye drops?

Red eyes: Unfortunately the appropriate drops will be necessary for the specific cause of the red eye, but if you are willing to persist with this condition without treatment that is your choice. The condition could become enough of a problem to require therapy and you will the have to change your thinking. ...Read more

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Every 2 weeks or so, i get white gunk in my eyes & sometimes to the point where the inside of my eyelids peel. They also burn even with eye drops.

Every 2 weeks or so, i get white gunk in my eyes & sometimes to the point where the inside of my eyelids peel. They also burn even with eye drops.

Allergies?: What you describe could be a severe form of ocular allergy, but certain eye infections can also be chronic and recurrent, like what you describe. I recommend you see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I use contact lenses and sometimes my eyes get red.I'm also allergic.Shall I use eye drops, antiallergenics or take off the lenses?

I use contact lenses and sometimes my eyes get red.I'm also allergic.Shall I use eye drops, antiallergenics or take off the lenses?

Take out contacts: In order to put in anti-allergy eye drops, you need to take out your lenses anyway, so take them out for awhile, as soon as practically possible, when the eyes become red. Redness means inflammation. It's really hard to tell if there is one cause or several. The contact itself is a foreign body, and if you are allergic, you can even be allergic to drops, so have your eye doctor check you & advise. ...Read more

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When i don't wear my glasses for a long time i get itchy eyes. Should I use eye drops, and which kind?

Yes drops will help: Either artificial tear drops or allergy eye drops for itching, both are over the counter ...Read more

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What to do if I have been having really dry eyes for 2 years now. Thatsee a doctor so i could get some special eye drops?

What to do if I have been having really dry eyes for 2 years now. Thatsee a doctor so i could get some special eye drops?

Dry eyes: Often respond to regular dosing of artificial tears. If you are having persistent symptoms, then you should see your ophthalmologist to make sure there is nothing else contributing to your symptoms. Also, he/she will be able to prescribe other types of drops or other medications to help. ...Read more

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My 4 yrs old son is hvin itchin in joints n eyes.His eyes r red all the time.As long as I use eye drops they r fine bt as i stop they get worse. Why?

My 4 yrs old son is hvin itchin in joints n eyes.His eyes r red all the time.As long as I use eye drops they r fine bt as i stop they get worse. Why?

Allergic reaction: He should be checked for allergies. You can use children's Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or claritn liquid; however, i would recommend a full allergic workup by a board certified allergist. ...Read more

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Do I get more UV damage with wet eyes or dry eyes? I use lubricating eye drops every two hours. I always avoid the sun and bright sunlight after putting in drops, until eyes dry. Should I continue this precaution or is it okay to get sun in wet eyes?

Do I get more UV damage with wet eyes or dry eyes? I use lubricating eye drops every two hours. I always avoid the sun and bright sunlight after putting in drops, until eyes dry. Should I continue this precaution or is it okay to get sun in wet eyes?

Keep wet: The eye drops should prevent sun damage. Drying of the eyes can be part of the development of keratitis. I am unaware of any literature that suggests the wetting the eyes intensifies the rays and makes them more prone to sun injury. In fact treatment for sunburned eyes is saline drops. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get rid of bloodshot eyes without visine or eye drops?

Is it possible to get rid of bloodshot eyes without visine or eye drops?

Blood shot eyes: Injected eyes may be caused by many different conditions which may include eye infections, systemic infections, eye allergy and intra-cranial infections. Therefore the presence of eye redness doen not warrant the use of visine or other drops to mask the symptoms. ...Read more

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Which type of eye drops can you use with contacts to get rid of red eyes?

Which type of eye drops can you use with contacts to get rid of red eyes?

Have it evaluated: 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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