Eye drops are medications that are used to treat many eye conditions. They are prescribed for viral or bacterial eye infections and other diseases like glaucoma. They help relieve pain, itching, burning sensation, and swelling of the eye associated with many eye conditions. They are to be used only after consulting a doctor, and overuse of eye drops can harm the eyes.
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May I know whether red and swollen eye with blurry vision indicate pink eye?
Query: Hi doctor, My right eye is stinging with blurry vision. It is red and a bit swollen. I am experiencing the above every day. Do I have pink eye? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It appears as conjunctivitis, and it is of two types. They are bacterial and viral. A slit lamp examination is required to differentiate them. As these symptoms are present for a few ho... Read Full »
Can Lulifin lotion harm my eyes if dropped accidentally?
Query: Hi doctor, My mom accidentally dropped the Lulifin lotion into my eyes. Is there any first aid treatment or should I contact the doctor? Please tell me. I am scared. Read Full »
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Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Lulifin is an antifungal lotion. You should immediately do an eye wash with clean water, and continue this for at least 20 to 30 minutes. You can get some antibiotics steroid eye drops and apply for three times a day for 4 to 5 days. Please remember that if your vision ... Read Full »
I have vision problem and eye dryness after my LASIK surgery. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, I had LASIK surgery done three months ago by a reputable doctor. I am young, healthy, and had high myopia (-6.00 D and -7.00 D). 1) My near vision is always perfect. However, would this not be too blurry if I were experiencing dry eye blurriness? 2.) Wetting drops make me feel better and ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Generally, after LASIK, the vision is crystal clear, but in some cases, when the number is relatively high and corneal thickness is thin. In such a scenario, one has to be greedy not to correct fully. Secondly, some... Read Full »
My 5-year-old son has blurred vision after a refraction test with atropine drops. Kindly help.
Query: Hi doctor, My son is five years old and has been rubbing his eyes a lot. We took him to an eye doctor, who asked us to put Atropine in his eyes for three days so that he could come for refraction after three days. However, it has been three days since he went under the refraction test, but he cannot... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern about your son. You have nothing to be worried about. If you are sure that Atropine was used for cycloplegic refraction, this medication's average duration of action is approximately 10 to 15 days. You should inform in his school that he will... Read Full »
What can be done for papillary hypertrophy in eye?
Query: Hello doctor, I have papillary hypertrophy in the eye. I get red eye, mild itching, and irritation. I am taking Olopatadine and KT eye drop and lubricating eye drop for five months. The symptoms are subsided but flare up sometime. It means I am fine until I take medication but symptoms come back if... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Unfortunately, allergies are chronic diseases and do not get well permanently. Once you notice mild symptoms, you can start Olopatadine without KT (Ketorolac) and lubricants. They are safe drugs for long-term use. No need to worry. They should eventually decrease with a... Read Full »
My daughter is showing a squint occasionally. What should I do?
Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is two years and two months old. She has eyes have been looking normal for the past two years. But, recently, it occasionally looked like she had a squint eye for the last two months. So what to do now? Should I be worried, or is this normal? Kindly help me. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. In the photo you shared of the squinting eye (attachment removed to protect the patient’s identity), the head of the child is tilted too, so you cannot say it is a squint. It is impossible to diagnose squint in photos, ma'am, more so, inter... Read Full »
Can the brown mark on my cornea with unaltered vision be due to tablet Wellbutrin?
Query: Hello doctor,I have had a brown mark on my cornea for three years. But vision is clear, and I do not have any pain. I currently take Wellbutrin 150 mg.Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The pigment (the brown spot) is deposited in the conjunctiva and not in the cornea; hence no visual distortion is present. However, if this spot has appeared after taking tablet Wellbutrin, I recommend you get a complete eye examination, including an eye ... Read Full »
Why is my right eye red and painful to touch?
Query: Hi doctor, I have redness in my left eye. After applying pressure on my eyes, I have pain. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. A painful red eye can occur due to various causes. I suggest you send detailed information regarding your condition with pictures. Have a follow-up with more details. Read Full »
How to treat swollen, itchy, and painful eyelid?
Query: Hi doctor,My left eyelid is swollen and itchy with pain. I have white discharge from my eyes. I have this issue for a week and it is not getting better. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to the picture, (attachment removed to protect patient identity) you seem to have an infection. You need to take antibiotics to treat it. You can take tablet Amoxiclav 625 mg (Amoxicillin with Clavulanic acid) twice daily for five days. You can use topical ant... Read Full »
How long to continue the eye drops after CXL eye surgery?
Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 12 years old. She has undergone CXL surgery before a month. Due to pandemics, it is impossible to consult a doctor. After undergoing surgery, she uses Vigamox ophthalmic solution IP 0.5% three times a day and Carboxymethylcellulose eye drops IP five times a day. Is this ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. CXL (corneal cross-linking) surgery is done for keratoconus. Usually, antibiotic drops are given for four to six weeks and so you can continue using Vigomax (Moxifloxacin) two to three times a day for six weeks. Lubricant or artificial tears can be used for the long... Read Full »