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What eye drops are good for relieving dry eyes?

What eye drops are good for relieving dry eyes?

Artificial tears: Lubricating eye drops without chemicals that relieve redness are the best drops to start with. If you do not get relief after several days of using the drops 4 times per day, see an eye doctor to evaluate if other treatments would work better for you. ...Read more

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Dr. Jay Bradley
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Dry Eyes (Definition)

Dry eyes is a clinical finding in which a person's eyes are not properly lubricated with tears. This may be due to excessive heat, dehydration, ...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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Need docs answers! what eye drops are good to cure dry eyes?

Need docs answers! what eye drops are good to cure dry eyes?

Dry eyes: There is no cure for dry eyes. They can be treated effectively with a variety of different artificial tears. It's important to have your eyes evaluated by an ophthalmologist to determine if there is another cause for your symptoms besides dry eyes. ...Read more

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How can I make dry eyes more comfortable with contacts? I’ve always preferred contacts, but in the last few years i’ve started having really dry eyes. I use artificial tears eye drops, and they work when i’m wearing glasses, but not so good when i’m weari

Treat cause: The best way to make your dry eyes better is to find out the cause of your dry eye disease. Environmental exposure, decrease mucin , aqueous, lipid, pharmacologic, hormonal etc. Get an exam to determine the cause so you can get a customized treatment plan. ...Read more

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Dry eyes issue. Been using eye drops to keep lubrication.eyes feel sore after prolonged use of computer. is Computer related job good?

Dry eyes issue. Been using eye drops to keep lubrication.eyes feel sore after prolonged use of computer. is Computer related job good?

There are: more specific treatments for dry eyes..visit your OPTHAMOLOGIST for an exam and specific Treatment!!! Then take the job (if it's worthwhile) Your dry eyes SHOULD NOT PREVENT YOU from taking a job you are qualified for! Dr Z ...Read more

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Fast way to help dry eyes with out eye drops?

Fast way to help dry eyes with out eye drops?

Punctal plugs: If there is no inflammation on the surface of the eye and no allergies, punctal plugs may be a solution. Theses are small devices that are placed in the lids to slow the drainage of tears keeping the eyes better lubricated. See your eye doctor to see if they are right for you. ...Read more

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I have really bad dry eyes and i can't calm them down. I've used eye drops but it's been bad for a couple of days now.What should I do?

I have really bad dry eyes and i can't calm them down. I've used eye drops but it's been bad for a couple of days now.What should I do?

Dry eyes: First try preservative-free drops (the ones in a vial) as some folks are sensitive to the preservatives in bottled medications. If it is still bothering you, see an eye doctor! Restasis or punctal plugs might make your life easier! ...Read more

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Was getting pain in eyes from eye drops for dry eyes and I have stopped taking them for 2 days but I am still getting pain, could it be something else?

Was getting pain in eyes from eye drops for dry eyes and I have stopped taking them for 2 days but I am still getting pain, could it be something else?

Not sure: It's difficult to determine what is causing your pain without a complete eye exam and knowing what eye drops you were taking. Pain in the eyes can be caused from many things so it is important that you get an eye exam to determine the cause. ...Read more