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Does red eye congestion or reaction due to glaucoma eye drops prevent it from functioning and reducing the eye pressure ?

Does red eye congestion or reaction due to glaucoma eye drops prevent it from functioning and reducing the eye pressure ?

No: If it is slight redness it is common with some glaucoma medication such as travatan. It will not decrease efficacy of glaucoma rx. If it is swelling and persistent must talk to your eye md. ...Read more

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Are red veins in eyes due to dry eyes permanent?

Are red veins in eyes due to dry eyes permanent?

Not necessarily: If you can control the dryness with regular usage of artificial tear (preferably single-use without preservative) you may be able to reverse it assuming that's the only reason for the redness. Plugging the duct draining from the eye to the nose may also conserve more tear. Restasis drop (RX) can be very effective if all else failed. ...Read more

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Can inferior scleral show cause dry eyes, which then leads your eyelids to droop due to your eyes being dry from the scleral show?

Can inferior scleral show cause dry eyes, which then leads your eyelids to droop due to your eyes being dry from the scleral show?

Sounds like a cycle.: No scleral show does not always cause eyes to be dry. One must look at the eyelid function and reason for scleral show, ie thyroid eye disease. ...Read more

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Can blepharitis cause edema under the eye?

Can blepharitis cause edema under the eye?

Occasionally: If the blepharitis is chronic or severe or you are unusually sensitive, tissues surrounding the inflammation can leak fluid which is carried downwards in the deeper tissues to cause swelling lower in the lid. See your ophthalmologist for the most effective treatment. ...Read more

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How fast can cataracts develop in the eye due to eye injury?

How fast can cataracts develop in the eye due to eye injury?

Variable: With severe trauma, a cataract can develop almost overnight or over one week. Other times, trauma can take years to cause cataracts (or even a certain type of glaucoma). ...Read more

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Can dry eye cause swelling of the cornea?

Can dry eye cause swelling of the cornea?

Sort of: Dry eye can cause keratitis, usually inflammation of the epithelial layer on the surface of the eye. That can make the cornea a little thicker, but we normally don't call that swelling. Corneal swelling, called corneal edema, usually occurs from an increase in fluid in the tissue of the cornea. ...Read more

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Does Lotemax (loteprednol) help taking out red veins in eyes due to Dry Eyes?

Does Lotemax (loteprednol) help taking out red veins in eyes due to Dry Eyes?

Lotemax (loteprednol) isn't Visine: It's an anti-inflammatory drops intended to reduce inflamed conjunctiva & eyelids due to inflammation or extreme allergic responses, where eyes may look red, but it's not an ocular decongestant to vasoconstrict blood vessels.So the category & drug action is different. In dry eye syndrome, it's usually due lack of oil gland production to keep tears on eyes, where lubricating drops are used instead. ...Read more

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What blood vessel malformations could lead to recurrent headaches behind the right eye, causing the eye to become red, and watery? Eye pressure normal

What blood vessel malformations could lead to recurrent headaches behind the right eye, causing the eye to become red, and watery? Eye pressure normal

ParoxysmalHemicrania: is trigeminal autonomic cephalgia. PH is characterized by frequent (10 to 20) brief, intense unilateral head pain attacks daily. PH is more common in women, with an average age of onset of 30 years. The headache attacks are accompanied by lacrimation, conjunctival injection, rhinorrhea, periorbital swelling. It is an indomethacin-responsive headache disorder. Rec.: see orofacial pain specialist ...Read more

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Can constantly rubbing eyes cause the eyelid to droop?

Can constantly rubbing eyes cause the eyelid to droop?

Lid droop: Yes, years of constant rubbing of the eye can weaken the muscles in charge of keeping the lid in its proper position. Intermittent lid drop or ptosis without a history of long term lid rubbing can be evaluated by an eyemd to assess its cause. ...Read more

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Can flying in an airplane make my Blepharitis and dry eye and eye strain worse ? My pupils tend to dilate on their own due to eye strain

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Can flying in an airplane make my Blepharitis and dry eye and eye strain worse ? My pupils tend to dilate on their own due to eye strain

Yes: Airplane cabin air is notoriously extremely dry. Worsening dryness can lead to eye pain and irritation. I would recommend using artificial tears while flying, drinking plenty of water, and taking frequent breaks from computer/phone/reading, etc. ...Read more

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Can you use antihistamine eye drops for irritation due to herpes in the eye?

Can you use antihistamine eye drops for irritation due to herpes in the eye?

Won't help: If you have active herpes in the eye, you need an antiviral medication, not an antihistamine. If you have 'dendrites', make sure you don't use anything with steroids. It will make it worse. Either way, i hope you're seeing an eye doc. ...Read more

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Eyes tear constantly. Eyes get some sort of infection from the eyelids ?

Eyes tear constantly.  Eyes get some sort of infection from the eyelids ?

Please check it: With an ophtalmologist. Could be a local issue but could be a more severe condition of the eye considering your age. ...Read more

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Eye floaters from serious eye trauma like a fist in the eye?

Eye floaters from serious eye trauma like a fist in the eye?

Can happen: It sounds as if you have had a posterior vitreous detachment. This is a situation where the vitreous(jelly) of the eye detaches (not a retinal detachment), it then "crumples" up leaving dots, spots, strands of blurry vitreous; i.e. The "floater". You should have an exam to ensure the incident did not tear the retina, which could lead to a retinal detachment. Wait one year then consider surgery. ...Read more

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Does visine remove redness due to conjunctivitis?

Does visine remove redness due to conjunctivitis?

Yes: Visine or other "get red out" drops are effective in reducing the redness of conjunctivitis. You should use them no more than 2 or 3 days. Chronic use can lead to adaptation to the drops and rebound redness when they are discontinued. ...Read more

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Could you use antihistamine eye drops for irritation due to herpes simplex in the eye?

Could you use antihistamine eye drops for irritation due to herpes simplex in the eye?

Not recommended.: Wouldn't help. Antivirals and possibly topical steroids may be indicated, if seen by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Best dry eye drops to cure my blurry vision due to dry eye ?

Best dry eye drops to cure my blurry vision due to dry eye ?

Blurry vision: Blurry vision can be due to need for new Rx, dry eye, diabetes, etc. If just due to dry eye, use warm compresses/gentle massaging of eyelid margin to help improve tear film stability; non-preserved artificial tears (Retaine is very good) 4-6x per day; increase omega 3 intake; see [email protected] "Lid hygiene" for more info. ...Read more

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