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Whats the diffrence between patanol and zaditor (ketotifen)? My 4yrold son has problems with eyes matting shut and his dr said allergies. What can I do or buy

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Dr. Daniel Schainholz
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In brief: VernalConjunctivitis

Regarding Patanol vs.
Zaditor, (ketotifen) look at: http://www.Medscape.Com/viewarticle/489382 under the care of an ophthalmologist, steroid drops may be effective, though an ophthalmologist should verify the diagnosis in a toddler, since a "shield ulcer" can interfere with visual function. Another consideration is a low-grade bacterial conjunctivitis, so visit an ophthalmologist trusted by your pediatrician.

In brief: VernalConjunctivitis

Regarding Patanol vs.
Zaditor, (ketotifen) look at: http://www.Medscape.Com/viewarticle/489382 under the care of an ophthalmologist, steroid drops may be effective, though an ophthalmologist should verify the diagnosis in a toddler, since a "shield ulcer" can interfere with visual function. Another consideration is a low-grade bacterial conjunctivitis, so visit an ophthalmologist trusted by your pediatrician.
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