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Anybody know how to get rid of an irritated red eye?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery

In brief: Red eye

Red eye can be caused by numerous issues.
You need to be seen by an eye doctor to ensure proper diagnosis and treatment.

In brief: Red eye

Red eye can be caused by numerous issues.
You need to be seen by an eye doctor to ensure proper diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Jay Bradley
Dr. Jay Bradley
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Dr. William Goldstein
Ophthalmology

In brief: Artificial tears

Redness is a sign of irritation.
Dry eye is the most common cause, so try over-the-counter artificial tear drops first. If other things, such as allergies are an issue, than you may need to see the doctor. Try to avoid using 'red-out' drops such as visine on a regular basis. Sometimes, blepharitis is the cause, and eyelid scrubbing with dilute baby shampoo can help.

In brief: Artificial tears

Redness is a sign of irritation.
Dry eye is the most common cause, so try over-the-counter artificial tear drops first. If other things, such as allergies are an issue, than you may need to see the doctor. Try to avoid using 'red-out' drops such as visine on a regular basis. Sometimes, blepharitis is the cause, and eyelid scrubbing with dilute baby shampoo can help.
Dr. William Goldstein
Dr. William Goldstein
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