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Neutragena Intense Eye Moistur Medication
O3: There are many supplements which have been touted to help increase tear production, glandular function and reduce dry eye symptoms overall. A recent study published in the journal ophthalmology demonstrated omega-3 (fish oil) supplementation has been shown to consistently help with symptoms. Other supplements may work as well, but definitive studies are pending. ...Read more
Many causes: Dry eye is due to many internal and external influences: Age, decrease estrogen, medications, dry winter heat, wind, systemic diseases-sjogrens, rheumatoid arthritis, collagen vascular disease. Treatment includes artificial tear use, hydration, fish oil supplementation, humidification. Medication such as restasis. ...Read more
For the last 3 weeks, my eyes have been in a staring mode. They feel like they are dry desert and it feels like there is no moisture in my eyes. What should I do?
Will mixing tazorac (tazarotene) with under eye moisture cream help with tightening under my eyes and filling in wrinkles around my eyes?
Retinoids Work!: Yes it will work, absolutely, it is long term, and retin-a, a closely related product is actually one of the very few fda approved anti-wrinkle creams! You must be careful with it though, it is a mild acid, and can burn your skin, especially in the sun. Start out by using it every other day mixed in a very small amount, mixed with your regular moisturizing cream. I give this to all my patients. ...Read more
When I hold my nose and blow my ears out, air with some moisture come out of my right eye. What kind of eye doctor do I see?
Oculoplastic surgeon: This sounds like an incompetent valve in the lacrimal drainage system - the plumbing that connects the tear pool in the eye with the inside of the nose. When you increase the pressure in the nose, fluid and air can go up that tube into the eye. Some circus acts incorporate this, blowing a colored liquid from the nose into the eye. This could be a career but an oculoplastic surgeon deals with it ...Read more
I hold a liter moisture a day, it's driving me crazy because my head/face looks swollen! Is there just something able getting me rid of that.???
I used a medicated shampoo a month ago and my head and skin all over my body burns, itches has become red and does not retain moisture! What can I do?
Penis head skin is bumpy. Is it due to lack of moisture, tight clothing, oily skin, dry skin? Can I apply Vaseline or any other cream to smooth it?
Penis: Need to be seen as consult to exclude other issues. ...Read more
Depends on type: Dry eye disease can have many causes: evaporative from meibomian gland dysfunction, aueous deficiency due to estrogen reduction or diety factors. Environemntal causes. Pharmacologic causes. Various disease states. Treatment is often customized to your type of disease. Get an exam. ...Read more
I need some sort of medication for the scratch in my eye, no type of over the counter drops are working?
Is there any treatment to decrease bags under your eyes & does sleep medication attribute to them? Thanks!
I started noticing that my eyes turned up and down. What medication is used and what kind of doctor to see?
Try to see an eye: Doctor and he will guide u what to do next. ...Read more
Allergies distract me from homework and keeping my eyes open really painful. Why isn't allergy medication working?
Treatment: You need a stepped approach to treatment. Eliminate the allergen, go on loratidine or cetrizine, and use eye drops. I start with zaditor which is over the counter and this fails consider prescription mess such as bepreve (bepotastine besilate). Tough cases do well on alrex. Talk to your eye doctor. ...Read more
I get dizzy alot. I don't take any medication and I've had my eyes checked. What other things can I look for as far as symptoms and sutions?
Benign vertigo: There are many possible causes for dizziness. The most common is benign positional vertigo, which is dizziness worsened by rapid shifts in head position. I'm glad your eyes check out, but that's just the start of the investigation. A good next step is an evaluation by an ear nose and throat (ENT) specialist. ...Read more
Many options...: If you are already using artificial tears 2 or more times daily without relief, you can ask your doctor about restasis, a prescription medication to help produce good tears. You may also try treating the eyelid oil glands that can contribute to dry eye, by using warm compresses, lid scrubs and vitamin supplements with omega 3 fatty acids. Discuss these options with your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
I think you may be: Mistaken about your "moisture allergy".Could you better describe your ailment? ...Read more
Eyes: Possibly but she should be checked out. ...Read more
Depends on cause: The most common reason for burning eyes is eye dryness and there are lots of eyedrops in your pharmacy for this. Less common is allergy and you can find anti-allergy drops as well. If your vision is undisturbed and there is no pain, no light sensitivity and no discharge, then try one of these. If that does not work, consult with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Perservatives: Dry eye is most commonly treated with atds (artificial tear drops). These can be difficult on the epithelium (cause sloughing) when they contain preservatives and our used long term. ...Read more
Eye allergies: The only way to reduce allergic eye symptoms (besides using medication) is to avoid the causes of your allergies (if you know what they are). Sometimes, it's impossible to completely avoid allergens, but that's something you can try if you're able to do that. ...Read more
Why?: The only medication which I know of which can change eye color is the prostaglandin medication used to treat glaucoma. If she needs glaucoma treated, then that is a priority. Color will only change if the original color is hazel to light brown which can then be darkened by these drugs. I suspect your wifes eyes are beautiful whatever the color. ...Read more