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Any eye drops that really make your eyes look whiter like how the ads say?

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Dr. Beth Friedland
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Be careful!

The eye drops that whiten the eyes constrict the small surface blood vessels in the conjunctiva to get the effect.
When the f=drops wear off then you get a rebound effect and the eyes will be even redder.

In brief: Be careful!

The eye drops that whiten the eyes constrict the small surface blood vessels in the conjunctiva to get the effect.
When the f=drops wear off then you get a rebound effect and the eyes will be even redder.
Dr. Beth Friedland
Dr. Beth Friedland
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Dr. Touraj Shafai
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Eye drops

Some eye drops which cause vasoconstriction of the scleral blood vessels would make the eyes( sclera) white.
These are eye drops that are over the counter and sold for treatment of allergy symptoms of the eyes, but do not treat the underlying problem.

In brief: Eye drops

Some eye drops which cause vasoconstriction of the scleral blood vessels would make the eyes( sclera) white.
These are eye drops that are over the counter and sold for treatment of allergy symptoms of the eyes, but do not treat the underlying problem.
Dr. Touraj Shafai
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Dr. Martin Mayers
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Not in the long term

Drops that make your eyes "white" usually contain a chemical that shrinks the blood vessels.
Chronic use can lead to rebound -when the drop wears off the blood vessels become even larger - and the eye redder - then before. These drops do not remove the cause of the red eyes - they mask it. They can cause acute angle closure glaucoma with permanent loss of vision. See your eye doctor for red eyes.

In brief: Not in the long term

Drops that make your eyes "white" usually contain a chemical that shrinks the blood vessels.
Chronic use can lead to rebound -when the drop wears off the blood vessels become even larger - and the eye redder - then before. These drops do not remove the cause of the red eyes - they mask it. They can cause acute angle closure glaucoma with permanent loss of vision. See your eye doctor for red eyes.
Dr. Martin Mayers
Dr. Martin Mayers
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