Antibiotic eye drops are used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes. A few of the antibiotics eye drops commercially available are Moxifloxacin, Gatifloxacin, Erythromycin, Ciprofloxacin, Ofloxacin, and Azithromycin. They are used in eye conditions like conjunctivitis, uveitis, corneal ulcers, endophthalmitis, and orbital cellulitis.
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My right eye is swollen and pains during opening and closing because I touched it with dirty hands. Please suggest some medications for the same.
Query: Hello doctor, My right eye is swollen and pains during opening and closing because I touched my eye with dirty hands. I am using an eye drop, but the pain and swelling have not subsided. Please suggest some medicines for my problem. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest you do hot fomentation over your right eye at least four times daily and take the tablet Enzoflam (Diclofenac, Paracetamol, and Serratiopeptidase) if you are not allergic to it. In addition, I suggest you do not use any other eye drop other than Moxifloxaci... Read Full »
Can I sleep with contact lenses in the eyes?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 16 years old, and I wear contact lenses. I have never really taken them off. I would sleep with the contact lenses in my eyes and I have started wearing them since I was 13 years old. I would change them, but I would not take them off, and I would go days. My vision gets worse wh... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It can be an infection, but one thing you must remember is contact lenses should ideally be used 8 to 10 hours a day. If you wear during sleep and for more than 10 hours a day, there is a possibility of the eyes developing infection and transparency of cornea getting d... Read Full »
What should be done for cloudy vision after cataract surgery?
Query: Hi doctor, In case of cloudiness and pains at night after cataract surgery, what should be done? Please advise. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. After a cataract surgery, the patient is put on a steroid and antibiotic drops to reduce the reaction in the eye, the swelling of the cornea if any and to prevent infection. You have mentioned that you experience cloudiness and pain at night after cataract surgery. ... Read Full »
Are bacterial conjunctivitis and blepharitis related?
Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with blepharitis. I also have seborrhoeic dermatitis (perhaps rosacea), which has significantly improved. Recently, I got very bad allergy symptoms. My eyes and nose became extremely itchy, causing me to sneeze a lot. This morning when I woke up, I had trouble opening ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attached pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Yes, it is nothing but common bacterial conjunctivitis. Since you have blepharitis, you are more likely to get conjunctivitis. Also, blepharitis, in turn, is related to seborrho... Read Full »
I am taking Jupicef tablet for a throat infection. Will it rectify my boil on the vulva?
Query: Hello doctor, I have got a boil on my vulva, and it is paining when I sit or walk. Currently, I am taking Jupicef 500 mg tablet for a throat infection. Kindly tell me if this will rectify the boil as well. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It will help but, it is not a very effective antibiotic. For boils, I suggest you try taking the following. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and start taking the medicines after their consent. Capsule Augmentin (combination of Amoxicillin and Cla... Read Full »
My eye pains a lot as I slept with contact lenses. What can be done?
Query: Hi doctor,I am using contact lenses daily. But yesterday, I slept with it in my eyes. When I woke up, my eyes were red and itching. It is painful, and water is coming out continuously from my eyes. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is associated with a lot of long-term and acute problems if you wear contact lenses during sleep. Immediately remove contact lenses and start using antibiotic eye drops and artificial tear substitutes frequently. You can send pictures of your eyes and old records for b... Read Full »
Can I use the prescribed eye drops for a 3-month-old?
Query: Hi doctor, My 3 months old baby got an infection in his right eye. It became red and appears like a layer covered the eye. The tears keep coming from his right eye. He was prescribed to use Alcon Vigamox sterile 5 mL and Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic ointment. Is it fine to use for a 3 month old? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your history, your child seems to have developed some kind of eye infection. The treatment that is being given is absolutely perfect. However, up to the age of 6 months, many children have eye discharge. Most eye discharges are non-infective and caused mainly d... Read Full »
Accidentally, I scratched the inner part of the eye. How long will it take to heal?
Query: Hi doctor,Last night, I was trying to pluck an eyelash that was poking into my eye, and accidentally scratched the most inner part of my eye. I believe it is called the lacrimal caruncle. There is a tiny scrape. It almost looks like a red scratch on the skin and so I know I scratched it a little. I... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, there are two eyelashes touching your white part of eye known as sclera. One medially and one laterally from upper lid. This is not normal. Did you get any eye infection in the past? Is it recurrent? How long have you been doing it that is the removal of eyelash? ... Read Full »
Does my eye problem need urgent care?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30 year old male. Currently, my right eye has a segment above the iris that has remained red for over a week now. I am also noticing a crescent shape at the edge of the iris and that is like a clear slightly raised lump where the redness is. Over the past few days, my eyelid ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. With your history of atopy and recurrent redness with stringy or ropy discharge, your eye lesion seems to be atopic keratoconjunctivitis. The larger pointy reddish lesions are called papillae and occur at the limbus, which is the junction of the white of the eye and th... Read Full »
Please suggest medicines for bloodshot eyes.
Query: Hello doctor, My husband has a bloodshot eye for a several days already and it is getting worse. We tried to use some drops, but that does not help. What we should do? He said that his vision has become blurred. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Has he suffered any trauma or any systemic history of any illness? Please send some pictures if possible to help. Revert back with the photos to an eye care ophthalmologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/eye-care-ophthalmologist Read Full »