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Should i be concerned if my eye is now swollen, but i used lacrilube (artificial tears) which is a safe eye lubricant over it, should I get it checked out?

Should i be concerned if my eye is now swollen, but i used lacrilube (artificial tears) which is a safe eye lubricant over it, should I get it checked out?

Maybe : Lacrilube (artificial tears) won't do anything for it. Without seeing it, there is no way to know if you need to be concerned. The first rule of health, if your not sure whether you need to be concerned or not, assume you do and get it check out. Better safe than sorry. I suggest you see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad
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Artificial Tears (Definition)

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Why don't artificial tears help my dry eyes?

Why don't artificial tears help my dry eyes?

See Eye MD: If artificial tears are not helping, then you may need more treatment, or you may have another eye problem. See an ophthalmologist for evaluation and management. ...Read more

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What's the best artificial tears for dry eyes?

What's the best artificial tears for dry eyes?

Artificial tears: Refresh optive and systane ultra are both good products although there are a lot of good options. ...Read more

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What is the best artificial tears for dry eyes?

What is the best   artificial tears for dry eyes?

Dry eyes!: Start with artificial tears routinely (one drop 4 times a day every day), oral omega-3's, and warm compresses. Next, medicated drops (restasis, mild steroid drops, NSAID drops) or punctal occlusion may be helpful. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to put sterile artificial tears on my eyes if I have contacts?

Is it possible for me to put sterile artificial tears on my eyes if I have contacts?

Yes: Many patients do. It helps offset the drying effect contact lenses have on the eyes. Preservative free tears are best, but make sure to use all 8 drops in the tube within 24 hours so that bacteria don't grow in the non-preserved drops. There are also other drops made for wetting contact lenses. ...Read more

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Eyes are dry from glaucoma drops. Other than artificial tears are there any other remedies.

Eyes are dry from glaucoma drops. Other than artificial tears are there any other remedies.

Preservative allergy: Allergy to preservative should be ruled out. Typically this manifest as itching and redness. Preservative free medication is available. If actually secondary to dryness, try different tear drops. All are variations of lubricant and water. Just need to find right combo. Perhaps a gel based drop such as systane gel would give more relief. Restasis and punctal plugs are alternatives. Flax oil. ...Read more

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Want to treat my eye with a bottle with tears naturale, (artificial tears) should this help?

Dryness: Tears naturale (artificial tears) is the brand name of a popular eye lubricant. If your problem is only eye dryness and your ophthalmologist has eliminated other causes, then this is an excellent lubricant available over the counter. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Lacrilube (Definition)

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