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Will Fluorometholone Eye Drops Exacerbate Conjunctivitis
Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the thin mucous membrane that lines the front surface of the eyeball and the inside of the eyelids. As the inflammation increases, it causes the tiny blood vessels in the conjunctiva to dilate, thus leading to a redness of the eye. Depending on the cause of the conjunctitis there can also be itching, irritation, and discharge ...Read more
How long should I wait after my last dose of fluorometholone eye drops (prescribed for allergic conjunctivitis) before wearing contacts again?
Had conjunctivitis 5 time, first 4 treated with chlorsig eye drops, got it again, now using panatol and flarex, (fluorometholone) 1 week into treatment and now it back.?
Why?: Why is the main question! you have to figure out the source. Is it that you keep on reinfecting yourself by touching something dirty? Do you have an infection in your tear duct? .... Your ophthalmologist needs to do a little extra work here to help you! ...Read more
Yes: As an interesting fact, most of the conjunctivitis I see is virally caused. Often an affected individual has been treated at Urgent care facility after hrs, & is prescribed an antibiotic, usually an aminoglycoside (gentamicin, or tobramycin). When they see me, it's on the basis of worsening eye condition. Often (not always) 1 of these 2 antibiotics causes significant ocular Irritation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Similasan: Google the above or speak with your ophthalmologist for best answer ...Read more
Can sleeping under an open window be the cause of my constant conjunctivitis? Its been coming and going for a while now i've used eye drops which help
Is it conjunctivitis: Conjunctivitis is a non-specific description of conjunctival inflammation. It can be viral, bacterial, allergic amongst others. More information is needed, such as which drops helped. It's unlikely that sleeping under an open window would cause recurrent conjunctivitis unless it's allergic. ...Read more
Using fucidic eye drops for conjunctivitis, causing blurred vision a few hours after application is this normal?
Maybe: Flucidic acid antibacterial eye drops are very viscous and may temporarily blurt your vision. It is dosed only twice daily. It's also possible that your infection creates much discharge that also blurs vision. Remember that if your symptoms are not improving, call your doctor. You may not be responding to the treatment, or you don't have a bacterial infection. ...Read more
Got conjunctivitis. Was given antibiotic eye drops a week ago. Light sensitivity and pain went away quickly but blurriness remains. Should i worry?
Get checked: You need to get checked to ensure nothing else is going on. ...Read more
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