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What is the pH of eye drops?

What is the pH of eye drops?

Varies: Some are acidic and others are alkaline. Slightly alkaline ones causes minimal stinging. ...Read more

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How to stop using eye drops?

How to stop using eye drops?

Depends: If the drops have been prescribed by an ophthalmologist for a specific reason or disease, then you should only stop with his or her permission. If the drops are yours, especially over the counter, you can always stop and see if the symptom you are treated is still present or not. ...Read more

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How do eye drops help you eyes?

How do eye drops help you eyes?

Depends on problem: There are many types of eye drops. For bacterial infections, antibiotic eye drops kill the germ. For allergies, antihistamine eye drops stop the irritation. And so forth. ...Read more

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How good are eyetone eye drops?

How good are eyetone eye drops?

Non preserved tears: For daily use, preserved artificial tears, of which there are many, work well. Eyemds like the refresh brand given its long track record (no financial interest. Use no more than 4x/d as they have a preservative that can cause an allergy. Nonpreserved at are best as no preservative present, can be used as often as needed, though cost more. More information at eyedoc2020.Blogspot.Com. ...Read more

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Daily eye drops for whiter eyes?

Daily eye drops for whiter eyes?

Tear replacement: Most eye reddnening is from eye dryness which can be treated with over the counter lubricating or tear replacement drops. The drops that say 'gets the red out' are drying so avoid these unless you need an acute whitening for something like a picture. If you think your redness is chronic, see your ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use white eye drops?

Is it ok to use white eye drops?

Yes: For daily use, preserved artificial tears, of which there are many, work well. Eyemds like the refresh brand given its long track record (no financial interest ). Use no more than 4x/d as they have a preservative that can cause an allergy. Nonpreserved at are best as no preservative present, can be used as often as needed, though cost more. ...Read more

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Could you use too many eye drops?

Could you use too many eye drops?

That depends on: Which type of medication the eye drops are. ...Read more

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Do eye drops make the eyes white?

Do eye drops make the eyes white?

Eye Drops: Eye drops that contain a vasoconstrictor will close blanch blood vessels and make the eyes look whiter if red. They will not take away any fleshy areas or yellowing of sclera (the white part of the eye). More info at eyedoc2020.Blogspot.Com. ...Read more

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Which eye drops for welders flash?

Which eye drops for welders flash?

Lubricants: Use thick preservative free lubricating drops, gels or ointments do not use "take the red out" drops rest your eyes with your eyelids closed have a complete eye exam because the back of the eye can also be damaged by "welders flash". ...Read more

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What are lotechek eye drops used for?

What are lotechek eye drops used for?

Clarify: The medication name you provided is incorrect. You may be referring to Lotemax™ which is a steroidal anti inflammatory ocular agent. It is Prescribed for a variety of inflammatory diseases/conditions of the eye. Please clarify exactly the correct name to confirm. ...Read more

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Should I use eye drops if my eyes itch?

Should I use eye drops if my eyes itch?

Allergy: There are many good over the counter as well as prescription medication drops for treating allergy symptoms of the eyes. ...Read more

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I keep blinking when I put eye drops in?

I keep blinking when I put eye drops in?

Normal: Your eye has built in reflexes to blink when something. Is coming at it. Try rolling your eyes to the back of your head, pulling the lower lid down, placing the drop on your lower lid. Let me know if this works. Never had this fail. ...Read more

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How frequently should I apply eye drops?

How frequently should I apply eye drops?

Per label directions: If it was a prescription, read the directions on the box, call the pharmacy or your doctors office. Over the counter instructions can be found on the box or the bottle itself, or call a pharmacist. ...Read more

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In what way can I made my own eye drops?

In what way can I made my own eye drops?

Dangerous: Homemade eye drops have associated with severe and even blinding infections in the past. ...Read more

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Is Rohto Ice eye drops bad for your eyes?

Is Rohto Ice eye drops bad for your eyes?

If prolonged use: One of the main ingredients is Tetrahydrozoline HCI (0.05%) which is also found in Visine and other "get the red out" drops. Its a vasoconstrictor (ergo eyes seem to whiten), and occasional use is okay. However prolonged use can cause rebound effect and can make the situation worse. ...Read more

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Can contact solution be used as eye drops?

Can contact solution be used as eye drops?

Meh: Not the greatest idea because of the preservatives that are in it. Best using drops designed for the purpose for which you will use them. ...Read more

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Which eye drops can be given to a 13wks baby?

Which eye drops can be given to a 13wks baby?

Many: Many different drops can be used depending on the diagnosis to a 13 wk old baby. But do not self prescribe any drops. Please take the baby to an ophthalmologist for proper diagnosis and rx. ...Read more

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How do I know if I am overusing my eye drops?

How do I know if I am overusing my eye drops?

Per directions: If they are prescription drops, use them according to the directions. If they are over the counter, don't use them more often than the packaging recommends. For artificial tears, you can use them as often as you like, but if they begin to burn or cause the eye to be red, you should cut back of stop them. Preservative free drops may be needed. ...Read more

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I got itchi eyes, should I just use eye drops?

I got itchi eyes, should I just use eye drops?

Itchy: If from dry eyes you need to increase lubrication and decrease evaporation. If allergic try to remove possible allergens. Air filters, remove animals, change soaps, detergents, bedding in a step wise manner. ...Read more

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Are there any eye drops that change eye color?

A few: The main one is the family of prostaglandin inhibitors used to treat glaucoma which can darken the irises of those with hazel eyes to a brownish color. ...Read more