Redness In Eyes

The eyes become red when the tiny blood vessels in the eye get swollen or irritated. The common causes of redness in the eyes are dry air, sun exposure, allergy, infection, dust, sneezing, and coughing. Some of the severe conditions that cause this are glaucoma, eye injury, scratched cornea, and bleeding problems.

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How can inflammation of the eye be cured?

Query: Hello doctor, My eye was inflamed and I applied Pred Forte and the inflammation disappeared. I work on the computer a lot. In the past, there has been some redness, but cold compresses have been helpful. The redness is back again now. My eyes always go red after I wake up. I applied s...  Read Full »

Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen your attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity) It appears to be episcleritis. I suggest you take a milder medicine but this too has to be tapered and stopped. I suggest you start Tobramycin plus Fluorometholone eye drop t...  Read Full »

I have eye redness and itchiness from several days. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have eye redness and itchiness for several days. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 1. Is there any pus stained discharge, especially in the morning on waking up? 2. Is your vision normal? 3. How much is the pain? 4. Start Moxifloxacin eye drop six times a day for seven days. 5. FML (Fluorometholone) eye drops three times a day for seven days. ...  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 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 »

My eyes are red and I have a tiny white dot in my eyes. What could this be?

Query: Hello doctor,About a week ago, I started feeling like an eyelash was inside my eye, and I rubbed my eye all day until I reached home. I could see my eye was very red, and around the cornea, there was a tiny white dot, the discomfort did not stop. A week later now I have one more dot, and my eyes are...  Read Full »

Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It appears to be allergic conjunctivitis (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Start with, 1. Moxifloxacin plus Loteprednol eye drop four times a day for three days then taper it to two times a day for the next three days then decrease it to one time a d...  Read Full »

My baby's eyes are red and pupils are whitish. Can you help me?

Query: Hello doctor, My 9 month old baby boy is having some issue in the left eye. Before a week, suddenly one day, I saw his left eye half red and then it slowly subsided. But now, there is some little part of his left eye seems to be permanently reddish and some part of his eye pupil edge looks whitish....  Read Full »

Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the image (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It looks like an allergic reaction. I suggest the following: Kindly make sure you change his sheets and pillow to hypoallergenic ones. If there is a pet in the house, please keep the...  Read Full »

Why do I have red eyes?

Query: Hello doctor,I have red eyes for three days. What could be the reason and what is to be done? I wear contact lenses, there is no swelling, and I work in front of the computer.  Read Full »

Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There can be two reasons for red eye in your case: 1. Allergy due to contact lenses. 2. 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 ti...  Read Full »

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