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Q. My eyes look red and dry after using mobile for a long time. Kindly help.

Answered by
Dr. Shachi Dwivedi
and medically reviewed by Dr. Vinodhini. J
This is a premium question & answer published on Jan 30, 2021

Hello doctor,

I have red veins in my eyes. It is not that bad when I look in a normal mirror, but I can see the red veins in my eyes when I use a flashlight. They are worse when I use the gadgets. I know it is due to eye strain, but I want to see if it is normal. I need to chat or an optional private online because I live in a province where boats are the only transportation to the mainland.

I recently had redness of eyes for two to three weeks last month. It looks clear on seeing, but I can see the redness when I use a flashlight in a mirror. I have some blurry vision and sensitivity to light after someday of having redness. But after some weeks, my sensitivity to light is gone, but I have a sensitivity to brighter lights. But my right eye has redness when I look into some light, and my left eye is normal. I experience some starburst or glare in my right eye. Or maybe I have nearsightedness or farsightedness. I can see red veins on my left eye, which is worse at night or after gaming. I know gaming is so bad and can damage my eyes. Well, I love to, and I always blink and do some eye exercise while gaming or using gadgets. So now you know that this is maybe due to gaming. Can I know if this is normal or how I can treat it? Can eye drops help it? What kind of eye drops I need to use, like my eyes are a bit dry? I can send some pictures. I also see some improvement after I sleep but not that clear. I can still see some red veins.

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Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

I saw the images you sent (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have severe dry eyes, and all the other symptoms, redness, etc., are related to that.

First of all, reduce your screen time. Just use it for academic purposes and nothing else. Do not use laptops, mobiles, or i-pads for entertainment. If you have to use them, please wear anti-reflective glasses. I am prescribing medications for two weeks. Start these and get back to me.

1. Eye drop Fluorometholone three times a day.

2. Eye drop Bepotastine twice a day.

3. Eye drop Carboxymethylcellulose 1% six times a day.

4. Eye ointment Hydrocortisone at bedtime.


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