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Why Do My Eye Drops Sting My Eyes
I have very dry eyes. I roll my eyes because it makes them feel better but it's becoming a problem. My eyes sting alot but I can't use eye drops?
My eyes are puffy itchy sting and sticky had these symptoms on and off for around a year I use antibiotic eye drops it clears up but return what is it?
Accidentally put my daughters eye drops called polymyxin instead of my patanol (olopatadine) eye drops. My. eyes sting. Hurts when putting my contacts?
Medication problem: Rinse your eyes and leave your contacts out for a few days. If you have medication allergy to the medication get seen. ...Read more
Hi, eyes burn and sting randomly, or while yawning or tearing up. Starts one side, the other side hurts after. Eye discharge in morning. Eye drops burn?
Dry eyes: Eye burning is most often due to drying of tear film or unstable tear film (unless a chemical or allergen has entered your eye). Discharge is from bacteria. See Eyedoc2020.blogspot. Com on how to use warm lid compresses, diluted tea tree oil, artificial tears, increased omega 3 in diet to relieve symptoms. ...Read more
When I put in eye drops (lubricant, antihistamine, any kind) eyes "react" and burn, sting, get watery and get red before clearing up. Why?
Can happen: Several eye drops are known to cause stinging or burning in eye when initially applied. This can make you feel that eye seems to be more red. As long as the symptoms go away, I wouldn't worry about it at all. ...Read more
Left eye=blurry, glassy, dry, reddish, + mild stinging for three weeks. Wearing contacts makes it worse, but moisturizing eye drops help. What to do?
You definitely need: To see your/an ophthalmologist. I would recommend that you don't wear your contact lenses until you have that exam and are cleared to do so by that doctor. ...Read more
I just used bloodshot eye drops to take away the redness however, now there's a stinging pain and it slighltly took the redness away.
Dry eye: This suggests you have a dry eye syndrome and using the appropriate drops...starting with arificial tears and advancing, should be effective. Use drops as often as needed You will get no benefit by keeping them in the container. ...Read more
Tear replacement: Most eye reddnening is from eye dryness which can be treated with over the counter lubricating or tear replacement drops. The drops that say 'gets the red out' are drying so avoid these unless you need an acute whitening for something like a picture. If you think your redness is chronic, see your ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more
Yes: Both brands have different formulations: some are just artificial tears, and some 'get the red out'. The 'red out' ones have vasoconstrictors in them that make the eye look white for a time, but don't address the reason why the eye is red in the first place (e.g., dry eye, allergic eye), and the eye vessels often bounce back to full redness after the drop wears off, especially when used daily. ...Read more
No: Depends on the problem. If there's something anatomic that can be treated, or some irritant that can be removed/avoided, or some treatment like punctal plug for associated dry eye... ...Read more
Not usually: Can be helpful if you do a lot of computer work that involves a lot of staring. The eyes don't blink as often. Thus, dry eye syndrome is common with people spending a significant amount of time on the computer each day. ...Read more
It is difficult: Dry eyes can be caused by various factors, and we have few great methods of improving them. The most simple and successful is the use of artificial tears. Additionally, there are medicated eye drops and devices that can allow the tears we make not to drain away from our eyes. The key is to determine and treat the underlying cause of your dry eyes. See an eye doctor to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Contacts: Yes. It is ok to use eye drops for dry eye when wearing contact lenses. If you are concerned about it, there are specific drops available over-the-counter specifically made of contact lens patients. ...Read more
Possibly: Take a break from the drops and if the symptoms persist, see an eye specialist. ...Read more
Just stop: Either cold turkey or gradually. You can't treat it with drops. ...Read more
Rewetting solution: Is better formulated and allow your contacts to potentially last longer. ...Read more
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