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I have had nasal nodular episcleritis for the last 2 wks, taking Optive eye drops last 5 days, no improvement. What else can I do for fast recovery?

I have had nasal nodular episcleritis for the last 2 wks, taking Optive eye drops last 5 days, no improvement. What else can I do for fast recovery?

Patience: Episcleritis is usually a self limiting inflammatory condition that generally resolves over two weeks without treatment. Oral agents like Advil (ibuprofen) (600 mg three times/day for 1-2 weeks) may speed up recovery in recalcitrant cases. Treating dry eyes and eyelid inflammation (blepharitis treatment) will usually help. Controversially, topical steroid drops may expedite recovery but risks & rebound. ...Read more

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Does optive lubricant eye drops safe to use as an eye drops while wearing contact lens again after had been healed from a corneal ulcer.

Does optive lubricant eye drops safe to use as an eye drops while wearing contact lens again after had been healed from a corneal ulcer.

Use Refresh Contacts: While wearing your contacts you should use a drop that is approved to be used with contacts. There are many artificial tears or wetting drops that are approved for use with contacts available. ...Read more

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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