Dry eyes n blepharitis. Seen 2 eye doc. Always give FML, (fluorometholone) lubricants. Sick of frequent eye inflammation, use eye drops daily n clean eyelid. Any cure?
The short answer is. yes, you can treat the blepharitis with a variety of treatments. The American Academy of Ophthalmology advises a variety of treatments depending upon the etiology (cause) of your blepharitis. This can range from eyelid hygiene with OTC lid scrubs or baby shampoo, to topical and even oral antibiotic treatment. Have your ophthalmologist look at the margins to identify the cause.
Listen to eye docs. it is in your best interest to listen to your eye doctors. Ask them what the diagnosis is. The nature of your illness may be for the symptoms to recur again and again.
My doctor gave me flarex (fluorometholone) eye drops for my eye inflammation. Hesteroid. Are these safe?
If used properly. Flarex (fluorometholone) is a topical steroid for use with steroid-sensitive eye inflammation. Follow the directions for use as provided by your doctor. Report back to your doctor if NO improvement is seen after the first 48 hrs. Do not discontinue use prematurely. Notify your doctor if you have a history of glaucoma. Read more...
What do you suggest if my doctor gave me flarex (fluorometholone) eye drops for my eye inflammation. Hesteroid. Should I trust him?
Trust. If you have to question the knowledge of your doctor, it is time for you to find a new doctor. Read more...
How frequent can Lotemax/ FML (fluorometholone) be safely used for eye inflammation due to dryness? IOP normal. Used for 7 days 1week ago. Can use again?
To be used cautiousl. Lotemax (loteprednol) and fml are not routine treaents for dry eye syndrome except in severe cases of keratoconjunctivitis sicca. When used,careful monitoring of the eye needs to be performed by treating Eye MD. Infections, glaucoma, and cataract are among the serious complications of chronic steroid treatment. Other non steroid treatments are preferred for chronic dry eye, like Restasis, plugs, moisture goggle. Read more...