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Systane Eye Drops
What do you suggest if I use systane eye drops. Sometimes, it doesn';t help. Could it be because what do you suggest if i used the entire vial?
Have been using systane eye drops (4 times/day) for seeing glare/starburst at night from street/headlights. How long should I wait to see it improve?
I am using "systane" eye drops, I feel that my right eye clears after using it, but my left eye take a lot of time to clear from blurriness. ?
My tear film break up time is very less almost 1 sec. Vision blurs after 1 sec when i blink what should I do I am using systane eye drops bt no effect?
No : No, you probably have blocked meibomian glands on the eyelids. I tell my patients to get a damp wash cloth and pop it in the microwave for 30 seconds. Test it on your wrist to make sure it's not too hot. Place warm compress the closed eyelid for about5-10 minutes and re-heating as necessary. Use dilute baby shampoo to clean lids. If it persists, go for an exam. ...Read more
My eyes turned red and got headache too. Dr suggested systane balance but i'm still feeling the pain and eyes are red. Could you suggest an eye drops?
Eye irritation: You can try switching to systane ultra or refresh optive non-preservative artificial tears every 30-60 minutes, warm compresses, and ointment as needed. You should also consider over-the-counter headache therapies and seeing your doctor to have your intraocular pressure and complete eye exam checked (since other issues can cause these symptoms and can be vision threatening). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr found dry eyes. Gave Systane Ultra (UD). Are these artificial tears? Dr also gave me Hypromellose Gel 0.03%. Why no Restasis or Lotemax eye drops?
Yes----first level: Systane is brand of artificial tear, and there are many different brands. Artificial tear Gels are artificial tears as well, but thicker. Not every doctor treats the same way. My first line of treatment for dry eyes is artificial tears and warm compresses. If no improvement, I add restasis and other things afterward. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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