Common "Methylcellulose" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Methylcellulose is a chemical compound formed from cellulose. It is used in various foods and cosmetic products. It helps to treat constipation, and it is used in manufacturing drugs. It is also used in eye drops due to its lubricating property. It is undigestible and nontoxic.

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Do I need glasses for my strained eyes?

Query: Hello doctor, Why do my eyes squint even in dull light? I am on my computer all day, so I thought it might be strained eyes. Sometimes when I go near a window with sunlight, I can get this intense pain in my eyes. Do I need glasses, or is this a dry eye issue?  Read Full »

Dr. Hussein Ayoub

Answer: Hello, Welcome to How old are you? And how long have you been facing this problem? Has it been the same, or it increases with time? Do you have any known error of refraction? I would say two things. First, I believe your eyes are strained from the computer, and it is dry. Second, you ...  Read Full »

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