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Why Do My Eye Drops Sting My Eyes
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
My eyes itch like crazy. I tried eye drops, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and cold water. When i put the water in my eyes it just made my eyes hurt! how do I fix my dry itchy eyes?
Do not use it: You may want to use a different drop. If your eyes are dry then any drop could causes burning. Or you may have an allergy to it. ...Read more
What to do if I have tried prescription eye drops over-the-counter eye drops and my eyes are swollen red itchy, and won't stop watering, what can I do?
Allergic Conj-itis: Allergic conjunctivitis can be very annoying. Use cold ice packs if possible when itching sensation starts to stop cycle of allergy. Cold non preserved artificial tears 4-6x/day as needs. MD can Rx mast cell stabilizer to help as well. Steroids used as last resort. Allergy tests can be done early to ID culprits, immunotherapy also; See http://eyedoc2020.blogspot.com for tiered approach on Rx. ...Read more
Probably not: Optrex is not an American company nor am I aware that they legally distribute products in the USA, however they do make artificial lubricants and possibly some decongestant products also that are probably safe to use. These drops contain preservatives that sometimes cause allergy. See an eye doctor if symptoms persist. ...Read more
I put eye drops in my eyes because my allergies make them itch real bad! Weird thing is when I put drops in they itch constantly still the drops dry.
Drops to the eye: Putting a contact in the drops does not help but using eye drops 4-5x per day may help with your dry eyes. Please make sure to get contact lenses for dry eyes that has a better water solubility and permeability to oxygen. Please drink more fluid, if you have allergy treat it or avoid the allergen, eye lid hygiene and omega 3 also helps with dry eyes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
VariousPossibilities: This is a pretty broad description. Generally localized muscles or muscle groups such as in the eyelids can twitch or have mini-spasms based on misfires from the nerve(s) controlling them. Best bet is to minimize or avoid any stimulants such as caffeine and try some extra hydration. If symptoms persist or are functionally bothersome, see your md for further diagnostic and treatment options. ...Read more
My right eye hurts when i put rewetting drops in, what should I do? I can't do contacts without rewetting drops
Xalatan (latanoprost): It is not unusual, and may stop with time. If it continues to be a problem you may need a change in drops. ...Read more
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