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What Are The Best Eye Drops To Use For Allergies
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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