Dry Eyes

An eye condition where the tears are not able to provide enough lubrication to the eyes is called dry eyes. It can occur when the tears production is less or the quality of the tears produced is poor. The other symptoms are sensitivity to light, redness of the eye, difficulty driving, watery eyes, blurred vision, and stringy mucus around the eyes.

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What are the risk of increased screen time?

Query: Hi doctor, I have photosensitivity and sore eyes for last two days. My night vision is also low. I had visual floaters and snow since childhood. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please give me the answers for the following: 1) Do you wear a glass? If yes, what is the power? 2) Are you working long hours on computers or mobiles? If so, what is your screen time? 3) Is there been an increase in size and number of floaters in the past few da...  Read Full »

Please suggest medication for dry and red eyes.

Query: Hi doctor, I have had redness in my eyes. I began using Tetryzoline but it had no effect. The redness has increased in the past two weeks. It feels dry, itchy, and occasionally gritty on my eyes. I recently began to experience pain around my eyes on the left side. I use to work on the computer for ...  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I will tell the medicines as well as ways to tackle the screen time. Start Moxifloxacin plus Loteprednol eye drops four times a day for next five days then taper it to two times for the next five days then stop. Olopatadine 0.2 percent eye drops two times a day regular...  Read Full »

Why are there light flashes with burning sensations in the eye?

Query: Hello doctor, I work on the computer for over 10 hours daily. I have dry eyes and minus power of 1.75 in both eyes. However, of late I see light flashes in left eye followed by heat like sensation coming out from the eye. Please advise.  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Heat sensations are due to continuous computer work. 1. Always use a well light room. The light position should be behind your head not in front. 2. Screen height should be below eye level. 3. Every 20 minutes take your eyes off the screen and try to relax for 20 ...  Read Full »

What are the side effects of Mezol eye drops?

Query: Hello doctor, My eyes normally are very dry and get red too often. The doctor once gave me Mezol eye drop and it becomes white instantly. So, can I use it regularly whenever eyes are red or not? What can be the side effects of Mezol eye drops?  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Mezol (Chlorpheniramine maleate, Methylcellulose, and Nafazoline) has no long-term side effects, but as it contains preservatives, I advise you to use it only when your eyes are red and not on a regular basis. Refresh Liquigel is a lubricant which is preservative free a...  Read Full »

I have headache after using Nevanac ophthalmic suspension

Query: Hello doctor, I am 37 years old. I have discomfort and mild pain in the right eye since last four days. The doctor has advised taking Nevanac ophthalmic suspension 0.1 suspension, and Maxmoist eye drops for dry eye. He has advised to take Nevanac one drop four times daily in both eyes, and Maxmoist ...  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. No, Nevanac (Nepafenac) does not have such side effects. But, I suggest you reduce the frequency of Nevanac to twice daily after 15 days and then to once at bedtime after next 15 days. You said you are wearing -2.75 in the right and -3.75 in left. This is a spherica...  Read Full »

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