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What's the role of naphazoline in eye drops?
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Dr. Ilan Cohen
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Vasoconstrictor
Naphazoline is a vasoconstrictor. It's purpose is to constrict the blood vessels on the white part of the eye thereby making the eye less red.
While it is effective for short term relief, over use of this drug can actually lead to prolonged redness.

In brief: Vasoconstrictor
Naphazoline is a vasoconstrictor. It's purpose is to constrict the blood vessels on the white part of the eye thereby making the eye less red.
While it is effective for short term relief, over use of this drug can actually lead to prolonged redness.
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