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If I put eye drop on the corner of my eyes while closing my eyes than open to let the eye drop in, will it affects the effectiveness of the eye drop?
No: That is an acceptable way to put eye drops in and many people do this. ...Read more
My baby threw up breastmilk & it went in her eyes. It started to have tears & mucus(?) in one eye. What to do? I put eye drop hoping it’ll dilute.
Flush with eye drops: This is unlikely to cause a big problem. Just flush the area well with water or eye drops if you have them. Monitor the situation over several hours. If baby does not become constantly fussy it is unlikely it hurt the eye. If baby is constantly fussy take her in. ...Read more
I put 1herbal eye drop in my eyes 3months back, used for 3days. Then i saw changes in vision. I see brighter glow aroud the lights, what is the remedy?
I see a circle in my left eye vision this morning. The circle travels following my eye movement. I put lubricant eye drop. It didn't help. ?
Visual defect: If the sensation of a defect ("circle") in your visual field persists for more than 20 minutes you should see an ophthalmologist. Spots ("floaters") are common, and usually benign, unless numerous and persistent. Large defects than this that are persistent could be a sign of retinal tear or vitreous degeneration. Get it checked. ...Read more
Drops to the eye: Putting a contact in the drops does not help but using eye drops 4-5x per day may help with your dry eyes. Please make sure to get contact lenses for dry eyes that has a better water solubility and permeability to oxygen. Please drink more fluid, if you have allergy treat it or avoid the allergen, eye lid hygiene and omega 3 also helps with dry eyes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
During week put glaucoma drop in eye at 7:30 p.M. And on the weekends at 9:00 to 10:00 p.M. Is this okay?
Yes: As long as you take the drop at around the same time on most days, it's ok. 2-3 hours later on a few days isn't going to make much difference. Just make sure you don't take a shower or put any other drops in your eyes for at least 10 minutes afterward. You should also consider taking the drop just before you go to bed, which is the usual regimen (at least for prostaglandin analogs). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could i experience headache and nausea from taking pred forte over a month on side of head where I put drop in eye 4 times a day for hypotony?
Dry eye drops: The use is limited to the beneficial effect and therefore should be used as often as the symptoms appear.Sometimes the tear duct can be temporarily or permanently obstructed to keep more tears or wetting drops on the eye for longer periods. The same can be done with the punctum, the eye lid opening into the tear drainage system. ...Read more
Generally not.: If it is even a good amount of drops, it would, for the most part be of no consequence. Therapeutic eye drops are formulated to be absorbed by a structure in the eye. Eye drops placed in food and then ingested would be impacted by the digestive enzymes in the stomach and they would likely be destroyed, not absorbed into the blood stream, and their therapeutic or side effects would not be a fear. ...Read more
How many times is it recommended to put artificial tear eye drops? How much is the maximum amount?
Depends: The non-preseved form of aftificial tears can be used as often as needed. The preserved form (the type that comes in bottles) should only be used 4 times a day or less. ...Read more
Why is it that my eyes look green when i put in my contacts or eye-drops, but usually look quite hazel?
Iris pigmentation: Apparent eye color is the sum of many individual tiny colored areas on the iris. There is the background color (dark brown, light brown, blue or gray) and then pigmented areas within the iris. Because there is more than one color present, your color will seem different in some situations, such as wearing green clothes versus brown or gray. ...Read more
Depends: Eye drops can be used to control redness, but depending on the type of drop, they can initially cause redness. If you are treating red eyes with a vasoconstrictor (visine(r)), it can eventually cause more redness. Some medicated drops for glaucoma or infections can irritate the eyes. Please see an eye doctor to evaluate the drop you are using as well as the condition you are trying to treat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Renu is safe: Renu is generally a safe contact lens rewetting solution. The multipurpose solution can also be used for lens disinfection and insertion. Only if you have an allergy to some component of the eye drop or preservative would there be a problem. Some otc artificial tears such as systane, optive, refresh, visine tears may feel better going into the eye and still be safe with contacts. ...Read more
Yes: But majority of it will run out. Follow your doctors instructions ...Read more
Yes: This is normal. Some drops burn more than others. ...Read more