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Is there a way I can get the redness out of my eyes after I've been crying?

Is there a way I can get the redness out of my eyes after I've been crying?

Eye drops: As long as redness of eyes is related to crying only (and not connected with allergies, glaucoma etc), you may try any of the otc decongestant eye drops on an "as needed" basis. Delve deeper to find out why you are crying and then hiding it frequently :). ...Read more

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Why is it that our eyes get redness after watching tv for long time?

Why is it that our eyes get redness after watching tv for long time?

Tired/dry: Prolonged visual activities often lead to fatigue, dryness, and blurry vision. Sometimes eye strain results in headaches. Give yourself a break and look away from the monitor, use some artificial teardrops for eye irritation. Better yet, limit the amount of TV viewing you do. ...Read more

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Why do your eyes get red when you scratch? Where does the redness come from?

Why do your eyes get red when you scratch? Where does the redness come from?

Eyes dry : This can lead to chronic red irritate eyes. Allergies, eyelid inflammation(blepharitis) and even certain medications can mess up tha tears and tear film. ...Read more

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How can I get redness out of eye?

How can I get redness out of 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

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I always have puff and redness on my upper cheeks(under my eyes) how can I get rid of them?

I always have puff and redness on my upper cheeks(under my eyes) how can I get rid of them?

Eye Bags Kidney: Interesting. Usually, they called them eye bags, a sign of poor sleep. I am not convinced with that. In my view, it is a sign of kidney disease. Get checked kidney blood tests & urine for micro-albumin, protein loss.? Diabetes mellitus, ckd. ...Read more

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I've been wearing contacts for 3 years, and since I can remember my eyes always get red when I wear them. What can I do to stop the redness?

I've been wearing contacts for 3 years, and since I can remember my eyes always get red when I wear them. What can I do to stop the redness?

Change brands: Different brands work better for dry/sensitive eyes. Check back in with your optometrist and see which brands you find most comfortable. Switch to Dailies instead of extended wear lenses. Use artificial tears while wearing the lenses, don't use OTC redness relievers. Shorten wear duration, don't sleep, shower, or swim in them. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to get rid of redness in your eye or at least a fake excuse?

How to get rid of redness in your eye or at least a fake excuse?

Eye drops: You can get over the counter eye drops designed to "get the red out". These are fairly effect in the short run but do not use them chronically. ...Read more

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How to get rid of eye redness from contacts?

How to get rid of eye redness from contacts?

Stop...: Stop wearing them, and get re-evaluated for a better fit or different brand. Get gpc ruled out. ...Read more

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How can you get eye redness out?

How can you get eye redness out?

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

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What is the best way to get rid of eye rim redness fast?

What is the best way to get rid of eye rim redness fast?

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

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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?

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?

If poked: In the eye in needs to be examined by an ophthalmologist, this doctor will tell you how to treat to make the redness diminish. ...Read more

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The Best way to get rid of eye redness fast?

The Best way to get rid of eye redness fast?

Cold compresses: Cold compresses causes vasoconstriction and will decrease redness in the eyes.
But the most important question is why you have redness in your eyes. Make sure if the redness last longer than one or two days to see your eye doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of eye redness naturally?

How can I get rid of eye redness naturally?

Artificial tears: Redness is a sign of irritation. Dry eye is the most common cause, so try over-the-counter artificial teardrops 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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How do I get rid of eye redness without drops?

Artificial tears: Redness is a sign of irritation. Dry eye is the most common cause, so try over-the-counter artificial teardrops 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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Is it possible for me to get rid of redness on my face with eye drops?

Is it possible for me to get rid of redness on my face with eye drops?

No: What you are describing is rosacea. There are good treatments for this. Talk to a dermatologist for more information. ...Read more

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How to get rid of eye redness after taking out contacts? Use contact solution?

How to get rid of eye redness after taking out contacts? Use contact solution?

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 more

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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

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

Unlikely: If no eye pain when you do not rub and no vision change, no drainage, no redness then not to worry. If it continues for a week or more or if any of the others symptoms listed above start then see your doctor. Hope this helps. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Does rohto hydra help get rid of eye redness?

Rhoto hydra : Rhoto hydra is commercial preparation, containing hydroprpyl methycellulose, a component of most eyelubricants. Directly answering the question: yes if the cause of redness is a dry eye or insufficient tear production. Even so, a proper diagnosis needs to be made. See your ophthamologist. There are other more appropriate medications for the dry eye patient. ...Read more

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How to get rid of eye redness naturally? Gel mask?

Depends: Red eye has many causes, to treat it, you need to find out why its red. Gel mask probably wouldn't be the answer for any of the causes though. ...Read more

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My eyes may be dry. I spend a lot of time on the computer, and when I go outside, my eyes get sensitive. Heavy eyelids, watery eyes, redness. Help!

Yes: You describe classic symptoms of dry eyes. However, you need to determine if you have a quantity problem (not making enough tears) or a quality problem (making tears that are not stable and readily evaporate off the eye) or both. Your eye md can help make the correct diagnosis and offer the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of eye redness with lubricating eye drops?

Wrong approach: Lubricating drops lubricate the eye, don't fix redness. 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 to "get the red out" just defeat your natural protective system, but do not fix the underlying problem. Need to fix the cause. ...Read more

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How to get rid of eye redness after taking out contact lenses?

How to get rid of eye redness after taking out contact lenses?

Contact lensoverwear: If your eyes are continually red after contact lens wear I would recommend consulting your optometrist or ophthalmologist to make sure you are not developing corneal hypoxia or contact lens overwear before addressing the redness. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of eye redness from conjunctivitis?

What is the best way to get rid of eye redness from conjunctivitis?

Patience: Conjunctivitis is usually a viral infection of the lining of the eye and the redness and dilation are the bodies response to try to rid itself of the infection. Even if there were a way to get rid of the redness, you would want the defensive responses to remain active. Have patience and your body will win the battle and the redness with recede. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can get from the grocery store or drug store for my eye redness until I can see a doctor?

Is there anything I can get from the grocery store or drug store for my eye redness until I can see a doctor?

Drug store eyedrops: Until you can get examined, you can use over the counter lubricating or tear replacement drops for comfort. Do not use drops that say "get the red out" as these are drying. If you vision is affected or if you have pain, you should make your appointment with an ophthalmologist without delay. ...Read more

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Http://imageshack. Com/a/img560/3395/gx8f. Jpg I need to find a way to get rid of these under eye veins and redness. I am only 18 and its not right.

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I need to find a way to get rid of these under eye veins and redness. I am only 18 and its not right.

Art tears, sleep: Your linked image doesn't show enough detail to see any blood vessels in the eye or red eye. The most common causes in your age group are dry eye and mild radiation burns from too much computer use. Artificial tears, sleep, and a radiation reducing screen over your monitor should solve your problem. Allergy is a possibility, but you would probably have itchy eyes. ...Read more

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Hi doctor, I had conjunctivities on 10th of this month in my right eye, after 4-5 days my left eye to get infected, I suffered from it for 12 days and now its 26 september, all the redness is gone but still I can't see clearly, looks like size of both ey

Hi doctor, I had conjunctivities on 10th of this month in my right eye, after 4-5 days my left eye to get infected, I suffered from it for 12 days and now its 26 september, all the redness is gone but still I can't see clearly, looks like size of both ey

Post conjunctivitis : It is likely you had viral EKC ("pinkeye") which is very contagious but usually harmless. Commonly patients will experience significant dry eye symptoms after EKC, which can include blurring. The dry eye can last for weeks to months and in rare cases can be permanent. The Best treatment is aggressive use of artificial teardrops. If this does not help the blurriness you should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Does visine or clear eyes get rid of the redness from pink eye?

Does visine or clear eyes get rid of the redness from pink eye?

Perhaps, but beware!: Visine or clear eyes are otc eye drops sold for red or itchy eyes. These medications work primarily by vasoconstriction of the inflamed blood vessels of the outer layer of the eye--common to eye allergies or irritation. However, these are not useful for red eyes due to infection. It is best to consult with your eye doctor to select the best treatment for you. An eye antibiotic may prove better. ...Read more

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Why do I get allergies (redness in eyes, stuffy nose) inside office buildings and hotels?

Why do I get allergies (redness in eyes, stuffy nose) inside office buildings and hotels?

Likely allergies: Allergic rhinoconjunctivitis is characterized by sneezing, runny nose, congestion, and itching of the eyes, nose, and palate when exposed to an allergic trigger. Older buildings and hotels often have dust mites, molds, and other indoor allergens that could be causing your symptoms. This condition is diagnosed by clinical history along with skin prick testing at an allergist office. ...Read more

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My eyes are really bloodshot and I think I have rebound redness. I was using visine allergy drops to get rid of the red in my eye now I'm redder. Help?

My eyes are really bloodshot and I think I have rebound redness. I was using visine allergy drops to get rid of the red in my eye now I'm redder. Help?

Just wait : This will go away, but DO NOT use the Visine drops to make it go away faster — that will only perpetuate the problem. If the redness is severe and you don't want to wait for it to resolve, your doctor or your ophthalmologist can prescribe a short course of steroid drops to help. See an allergist to help find better ways of controlling your eye symptoms than using the decongestant drops. ...Read more