There can be two reasons for red eye in your case. First it can be allergy due to contact lenses or it can be Conjunctivitis. If you have changed the brand of contacts or you have just started wearing contacts, it is allergy. I will suggest Fluorometholone plus Tobramycin eye drop four times a day for five days. Then taper to three times a day for next five days and then to twice daily for next five, then stop. Olopatadine eye drop twice daily for next 10 days. Carboxymethylcellulose plus Nafazoline eye drop six times daily for 15 days. If there is discharge, matting of eyelashes on waking up and itching, it is conjunctivitis. For this, I would suggest Moxifloxacin eye drop six times, Carboxymethylcellulose plus Nafazoline eye drop six times daily, Gatifloxacin eye ointment at bedtime and all this for one week.
Thank you doctor,
I have been wearing contacts for a long time and have not changed the brand. There is no itching or discharge also.
For how many hours you have to work on computers and when was the last time you had the test for refractive error? Here is when you get your refraction test done to see if you need to change the number of your contacts. Secondly, I am suspecting computer vision syndrome. It occurs in people spending long hours on the computer. Display of your screen should have good resolution. For example, a retina display. The height of screen should be just below eye level. Every 20 minutes move your eye from the screen and gaze at an object as far as possible for 20 seconds and then get back to work. Blink your eyes at least 15 to 20 times per minute. Make a rule that whenever you click on a mouse, try to blink. Take a break every 45 minutes for 5 minutes. Instill refresh tears eye drops (Carboxymethylcellulose) 4 to 6 times a day and whenever your eyes feel tired. The light in your room should come from behind your head, not in front of you.
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