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What are the best eye drops to use for allergies?

What are the best eye drops to use for allergies?

Antihistamine drops: Medications that treat allergy eye symptoms come in various forms. The most immediate relief comes with antihistamine eye drops. Some of these also have mast cell stabilizing effects which decrease future symptoms as well. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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What are the best eye drops to use for itchy eyes with allergies?

What are the best eye drops to use for itchy eyes with allergies?

Several options: There are several otc meds that available that are ocular antihistamines. Tears and similar otc moisturizing drops are helpful as well. Interestingly, there is some data that rx nasal steroids can help with ocular symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the best OTC eye drops for allergys?

What are the best OTC eye drops for allergys?

Ketotifen: Ketotifen is the best otc eye drop for allergy, but prescription eye drops for allergy are superior. ...Read more

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What are the best eye drops for redness?

What is causing red?: What is the source of the redness? You may need antibiotic, steroids, glaucoma drops, or lubricant. See an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What eye drops are good for dry eyes and how long can you use the drops?

What eye drops are good for dry eyes and how long can you use the drops?

Depends: The type of drops which will be most effective for you depends on the root cause of your dryness. Your best bet is to be evaluated by an eye doctor who can recommend a treatment plan tailored to you. ...Read more

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What are the best eye drops for itchy allergy eyes?

What are the best eye drops for itchy allergy eyes?

Depends: Some people have itchy eyes from irritants & dollar store eye drops/artificial tears wash will do fine. That can also work for some allergic eye issues by washing out the pollen/etc. Allergan makes an OTC "Zadator" which some find helpful. There are others but some try several before they find one that helps and fits their budget. ...Read more

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What are the best OTC eye drops for red eyes?

What are the best OTC eye drops for red eyes?

See your eye doctor.: Better to see your eye doctor to determine the cause of the red eye prior to resorting to an over the counter (otc) drop for red eyes. You may require a prescription medication. In my opinion, there is no "best" otc drop for red eyes. When i see a patient that complains of red eyes and has been using an otc drop for red eyes, i generally cringe. Otc drops for red eyes in excess can get the red in. ...Read more

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What is the best allergy treatment for eyes I mean the best eye drops for allergy. Not over-the-counter drugs. Oral antihistamine alone not helping.

What is the best allergy treatment for eyes I mean the best eye drops for allergy. Not over-the-counter drugs. Oral antihistamine alone not helping.

Patanol (olopatadine): I prefer patanol (olopatadine) drops. There are others which are similar. The important thing is to wash your face with a cool wash cloth before applying to remove any lingering allergens from your facial skin and around your eyes. This helps my patients a great deal. If you're not better with drops see an allergist for testing, you may want to consider allergy shots. ...Read more

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What are the medicine i can use for eye bags to remove?

What are the medicine i can use for eye bags to remove?

New tube of H: As weird as it may sound, just a tiny dab preparation h on the lids can help reduce the eyebags, but please, don't use the same tube you use for your hemorrhoids. Various cosmetics, like clinique, and others, claim to help, for a nice price, if the bags are due to festooning, i.e. Loss of the structure of the fat pads in the orbit, an oculoplastic surgeon might help with a blepharoplasty surgery. ...Read more

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What is the best eye drop to relieve tired eyes that I can use daily?

Lubricants: The only thing really safe for daily use would be an artificially tear. There are many many options. Try a few and choose your favorite. If using more than 4 times a day, consider a non preserved drop. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get an elder to use eye drops daily?

What is the best way to get an elder to use eye drops daily?

Add it to routine: That's a million dollar question that pharmaceutical companies and doctors have been trying to figure out. I usually tell my pts to do it with something they do daily: eating dinner, watching the news, taking other medicine, brushing their teeth. I try to avoid right before bed, because alot of times they just fall asleep before taking their drops.... ...Read more

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What are the best drops for chronic red eyes without itchiness?

What are the best drops for chronic red eyes without itchiness?

Artificial tears: Use frequently. However, any cause of chronic red eye must be found out by an exam by an eye doctor to make sure it is nothing serious. Please do so. ...Read more

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Which eye drop is the best to use for bacterial conjunctivitis?

Which eye drop is the best to use for bacterial conjunctivitis?

Depends: The best antibiotic is the one that eliminates the pathogen responsible for the bacterial conjunctivitis. There are several to choose from. Often clues at the time of examination will allow the clinician to properly choose one, such as a culture. Fluroquinolones are generally the most popularly prescribed. ...Read more

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What are some good eyedrops to use for dry eyes?

Varies: Different lubricating drops treat different types of dry eye disease. First get an exam and find out the type you have; evaporative, aqueous(water) decrease. Aqueous loss: refresh, tears naturale, (artificial tears) genteal. Aqueous and mucin: optive, blink, systane. Lipid: systane balance, sooth. ...Read more

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What are the best medications for treating pink eye?

What are the best medications for treating pink eye?

The best med: for your conjunctivitis is likely the one Rx'd by your personal physician, who has the advantage of examining you and knowing your medical history. ...Read more

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What kind of eye drops are safe to use with contacts to get rid of red eyes?

What kind of eye drops are safe to use with contacts to get rid of red eyes?

Contacts / red eyes: First you need to be sure that there is no contact lens related problem causing the redness, like overwear of lenses, old lenses with protein deposits, poor fit, lens solution irritation. Also, more serious problems like corneal ulcers cause redness. If the redness is purely from allergy or redness, artificial tears otc can help, and will not hurt the contact lenses. Avoid "get-the-red out" drops. ...Read more

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What are good eye drops for allergies?

What are good eye drops for allergies?

Options..: Allergic conjunctivitis: apply cool compress and liberally use artificial tears throughout the day. Practice allergen avoidance measures based on sensitivities. Try over-the-counter ophthalmic antihistamine, one drop to each eye twice daily (Zaditor, Alaway). OTC intranasal steroid sprays can also be helpful. Prescription eye drops like Pataday and Patanol (olopatadine) are effective as well. ...Read more

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What is the best type of rohto eye drops for stoners?

What is the best type of rohto eye drops for stoners?

Avoid the cause...: Of redness is the first line of treatment. The robot eye drops have a medicine in it that is not the healthiest for the eyes, so rohto eyes drops are not good. Use instead a lubricating eye drops like systane ultra. ...Read more

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What is the name of the eye drop anesthetic that optometrist use to check for glaucoma ?

What is the name of the eye drop anesthetic that optometrist use to check for glaucoma ?

Topical anesthetic : Commonly used to "numb" the eye prior to applanation tonometry are: proparacaine, tetracaine, ; benoxinate. The first two need an addition of a flourescein strip to color the drop, whereas the latter, the flourescein is already in the bottle. ...Read more

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