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What To Do If You Get Vicks Vapo Rub In Your Eye
I get a slight pain when i rub my eye no ichiness or redness just a sore feeling could this be serious??? and its only in my left eye
Depends: Is the redness acute - an infection perhaps, then that will need treatment. If the redness is chronic it could be allergy or eye dryness. See your ophthalmolgist to make that distinction and get you on the proper treatment. Rarely, a few just have excess veins on the eye surface which makes the eye look red. These can be diminished by laser treatment. ...Read more
Eyedrops: There are eyedrops entitled "gets the red out" available in most pharmacies which can do this. Be sure that the redness is not due to something which needs treatment. If this is acute, is changing vision, or is accompanied by discharge from the eye, then see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Lid scrubs: Most of the time the red rimmed eyes are related to lid inflammation or blepharitis. Using either commercially available lid cleansing pads or dilute baby shampoo on a cotton ball 1-2 times a day will help get rid of red rimmed eyes. See your eyemd if you need medications to clear it up. ...Read more
My daughter eye is red on 1 side i think she was poked in the eye....How can I get the redness to go away?
Recheck the contacts: Redness is nature's way of cleaning up problems in the eye. When something bothers the eye, the vessels on the eye surface expand to carry away the irritant and bring in defense systems to help with the cleanup. Drops that "get the red out" just defeat your natural protective system, but do not fix the underlying problem. If contacts make eyes red, they should be rechecked and/or replaced. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Entire white of eye turned red ferom poking eye with fingernail what can I use to get rid of redness?
Please avoid it.: Many of my patients have been in a similar situation. Please avoid touching your eyes. The redness that you see is secondary to your excessive manipulations . It is simply a sign of of ocular inflammation. If you simply stop this habit , your conjunctiva will become clear again. I recommend few drops of lubrication at this point. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Artificial tears: Redness is a sign of irritation. Dry eye is the most common cause, so try over-the-counter artificial tear drops first. If other things, such as allergies are an issue, than you may need to see the doctor. Try to avoid using 'red-out' drops such as visine on a regular basis. ...Read more
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