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What Is In Drops For Dry Eyes Cant I Just Use Visine
No: Visine is not ideal for chronic use as it contains drugs which constrict the blood vessels on the surface of the eye. Using this drug frequently can cause problems. It is safer to use lubricating drops (artifical tears) which contain no medication. See your eye doctor for other options. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Lubricating drops: There are several causes of dry eye and just as many treatments. A good place to start is to use a good lubricating drop. I recommend systane balance. This is an over the counter lubricating drop and is very effective. There are also prescription drops such as restasis, but this is a medication that requires a prescription from your eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Many options: Be sure you are not using a drop labeled "gets the red out" as these are drying. You need a lubricating or tear replacement drop. Good ones for more persistent eye dryness are systane, refresh and theragel but there are many others. Has an ophthalmologist made this diagnosis? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What to do if I have itchy and dry eyes. I use pataday and I used visine and systane and warm compresses.?
Allergies: There are many causes of itching, as well as symptoms of dryness. It's important to have a thorough evaluation by your eye doctor to determine the cause (i.e., blepharitis, dry eyes, or allergies) to see what is causing your symptoms. This will determine the proper treatment. Some chronic severe symptoms may require treatment with prescription medicines. ...Read more
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?
Inflammation and redness of/near Lacrimal caruncle. I am using eye drops for dry eyes.Is it due to allergy?
May Be Get Checked: It may be allergy but I will recommend you get it checked by your Opthalmologist ...Read more
Is it safe to use steriod eye drops for dry eyes and steriod nasal spray along with allergy pills?
No and yes: Steroid eye drop is not to be used for dry eyes. If you have already been using artificial tear regularly without benefits, there are other safer options such as plugging the duct passage to the nose (it takes no more than 5 minutes and is painless), a trial with Restasis, and more recently processed autologous serum (using your own serum). Steroid nasal spray and allergy pills are ok. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do non preservative tear drops have any side effects ? How long it take to show effect on dry eyes ?
I always feel like something is in my eye always blinking and rubbing my eyes no dry eyes tried drops and do not help Cause? What to do ?
Dry eye: there are many causes of dry eye. Many cases of dry eye require other forms of therapy besides artificial tears. Fish oil by mouth is often helpful. Scrubbing your eyelashes with baby shampoo and hot water is helpful as well. Sometimes other therapy is needed as well. These therapies would require assistance from an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Have dry eyes only when 1st waking. I use 1 drop travatan z in p.M. & wear contacts during day. What drops could i safely use for dry eyes. ?
Glare from street/head lights at night. Didn't improve even after using tear drops for 2 months. Possible conditions other than dry eyes at age 30?
Dry eye cure: There is no specific cure for dry eye. It is a chronic problem. You can decrease your need for artificial tears by having punctal plugs placed by your eye doctor though and many patients have a significantly decreased need for lubrication drops after this is performed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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