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Dr. Oscar Novick
15 doctors shared insights

Vasocon (Overview)

Vasocon is an ocular decongestant which is a kind of eye-affecting drug.


Dr. Oscar Novick
15 doctors shared insights

Vasocon (Overview)

Vasocon is an ocular decongestant which is a kind of eye-affecting drug.


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What can you tell me about vasocon eye drops?

What can you tell me about vasocon eye drops?

Avoid: Thats the only thing I can say about it. Not a good product, don't use it. ...Read more

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What information can you give me on vasocon eye drops?

What information can you give me on vasocon eye drops?

Vessel constrictor: Vasocon is an otc vasocontrictor drop, which will temporarily constrict dilated ocular surface blood vessels and make the eye look "whiter". The effect wears off after a few hours, and it may be necessary to use the drops more and more to achieve the desired effect after a time. If your eyes are always irritated and look "bloodshot", it is best to see an eye md for diagnosis and advice. ...Read more

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What do I need to know before using vasocon eye drops?

What do I need to know before using  vasocon eye drops?

Minimal use: Constricts blood vessels around the eye to reduce redness. Shouldn't be used frequently or for any significant amount of time because constricting blood vessels also reduces oxygen delivery. Don't use if you have glaucoma. ...Read more

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What information can you give me about vasocon eye drops use, risk?

What information can you give me about vasocon eye drops use, risk?

Use something else: Vasocon is a vasocontrictor which gives you temporary relief but in the long run can irritate your eyes even more. It shrinks your blood vessels on the surface of your eye making them look white. But when you stop, your vessels dilate again. Eventually, you have to keep using them and this leads to chronic irritation. Use regular artificial tears instead. ...Read more

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Is vasocon a good choice for eye drops?

Is vasocon a good choice for eye drops?

Not available anymor: Vasocon a has been discontinued, but there are several drops containing anti-inflammatory or chemicals to reduce reddness over the counter. Ask your local pharmacist. ...Read more

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Trying to find vasocon eye drops on the web cheap?

Trying to find vasocon eye drops on the web cheap?

Bad idea: Anytime you try to find cheap meds on line, you risk getting ones that are fake or contaminated. Furthermore, vasocon is a vasocontrictor which gives you temporary relief but in the long run can irritate your eyes even more. If you're looking for dry eye relief. Get artificial tears from a legitimate source. ...Read more

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Vasocon vs. Opcon-a eye drops for elderly?

Still better: Neither are good for long term chronic dry eye related to aging. Lubricants without vasoconstrictors or antihistamines are best. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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