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What supplements will bring moisture to the eyes?

What supplements will bring moisture to the eyes?

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

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Why is my eye really dry/lacking moisture? What can I take for this?

Why is my eye really dry/lacking moisture? What can I take for this?

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

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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?

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?

Hello.: Hello. You might have dry eye syndrome. Recommend that you see your opthamologist and in the meantime you can try wetting drops called artificial tears to feel more comfortable. ...Read more

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What to do if your eyes are losing its moisture?

What to do if your eyes are losing its moisture?

Artificial tears: There are many problems that are lubricants that you can buy without a prescription. However, if it doesn't clear up on its own, follow up with an eye doctor (ophthalmologist) ...Read more

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Will mixing tazorac (tazarotene) with under eye moisture cream help with tightening under my eyes and filling in wrinkles around my eyes?

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

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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?

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

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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 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.???

Retain fluids: You never just retain moisture. It is always salt and water. So you may just be eating too much salt. This is easy to test. Do the DASH diet for 2 weeks and will go away if due to excess diet salt. ...Read more

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What medications use on a dry eye?

What medications use on a dry eye?

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

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Medication for dry eyes and yellowish color?

Medication for dry eyes and yellowish color?

Tears: Dry eye disease is treated with artificial tear supplementation, humidifier to increase the ambient humidity, omega 3 supplementation, and possible pharamcologic intervention, ie. Restasis. ...Read more

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Ideas? What medications can change eye color?

Ideas? What medications can change eye color?

There are no: Medications that change the eye color. Why not use color contacts? ...Read more

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Depression medication & your eyes, what to do?

Depression medication & your eyes, what to do?

I am not quite sure: What you are asking. Are you experiencing side effects from antidepressants that effect your eyes? Please clarify this question and re-ask. ...Read more

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Can drugs/medications cause light sensitivity to eyes?

Can drugs/medications cause light sensitivity to eyes?

Light sensitivity/dr: Some drugs can cause light sensitivity, such as antimalarial drugs, some antibiotics, chemotherapy medications as well as acne meds. ...Read more

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Am having headach with eye pain. What medication can I take?

Am having headach with eye pain. What medication can I take?

Headache: It is safe to take any of the over-the-counter pain medications like acetaminophen, Ibuprofen or naproxen. If you continue to have problems, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I need some sort of medication for the scratch in my eye, no type of over the counter drops are working?

I need some sort of medication for the scratch in my eye, no type of over the counter drops are working?

Corneal infection?: Some apparent eye scratches are actually infections that require antibiotic eyedrops by prescription. You need to see a doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment to decrease bags under your eyes & does sleep medication attribute to them? Thanks!

Is there any treatment to decrease bags under your eyes & does sleep medication attribute to them? Thanks!

Dark circles: Cool compresses, chilled artificial tears, topical and/or oral antihistamines, concealer makeup, laser skin treatment, dermal filler are the treatment options. Sleeping meds do not contribute to this issue. ...Read more

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Allergies distract me from homework and keeping my eyes open really painful. Why isn't allergy medication working?

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

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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?

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

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Any advice on medication for chronic dry eyed?

Any advice on medication for chronic dry eyed?

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

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Which medication is good for allergy? Moisture allergy

Which medication is good for allergy? Moisture allergy

I think you may be: Mistaken about your "moisture allergy".Could you better describe your ailment? ...Read more

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Best medication for burning eyes?

Best medication for burning eyes?

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

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Which medications are typically hard on dry eyes?

Which medications are typically hard on dry eyes?

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

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How do I stop my itching eyes without medication?

How do I stop my itching eyes without medication?

Allergies: Consider using a home hepa air filter. Removing the items that may be causing the allergy such as plants or dust or pets. ...Read more

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Is there a medication that will change eye color?

Is there a medication that will change eye color?

Yes: Prostaglandin inhibitors, used to treat glaucoma, can cause hazel and brownish eyes to darken. There is no way to lighten eye color with medication or surgery. ...Read more

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If I'm allergic, is there a way to make my eyes less itchy and red without medication?

If I'm allergic, is there a way to make my eyes less itchy and red without medication?

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

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What to do if I do not want my wife to take a medication that will change her eye color?

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