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Eyes sensitive to light after laser surgery for glaucoma

Can eyes become sensitive to light after laser surgery for glaucoma? How long does the sensitivity last? Are there any other side effects from laser surgery to eyes? ## Any procedure carries the risk of causing side effects. The FDA includes light sensitivity among them, as well as eye pain, stinging, and tearing. Did your surgeon not provide you with any details on the possible side effects, or risks? Did they provide you with any special instructions for aftercare? Are you on any medications? Can you please post back with more details, so I can research this more for you? Thanks!

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Taxim O 200 uses

Hi. I am a 24 year old girl. For the last two days I've felt pain in my left eye and swelling. My doctor prescribed me Taxim-O-200 and also tells me that if it happens next time you'll have to use power spect, but right now my eye sight is ok. Please tell me if everything will be ok with me? ## Hello, Sunny! How are you? This is an antibiotic that's used to treat various types of infections. But what type of doctor did you see for it? It's incorrect to assume that such a thing would have any effect on your eyesight, if it occurs again, because not all such afflictions do. Did they mention what caused it? ## Yesterday I went out of town and couldn't go to the washroom and couldn't drink water for 8 hours; and today this morning I'm experiencing a burning sensa...

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Act cataract surgery and eye drop side effects

after using dorezol drops I begin having nervousness feelings and anxiety I couldn't deal with anything or anybody. I also gained waiting for those 3 weeks or more. has anyone else have this problem? ## Durezol contains the active ingredient Difulprednate, which is a steroid class medication, so the types of side effects you experienced are common, including the weight gain. Learn more Difulprednate details here. These types of side effects can occur with any steroid class medication that's used. Are there any other comments or questions? ## I have been using durezol now at twice per day for over five weeks after having cataract surgery in one eye and then another. I have been having crazy nausea this is the only new medication. Just wondering if this is possible? I am at a loss...

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Eylea injection

Has anyone experienced loss of smell and taste since getting injections? ## What did your retinal specialist say about the cause of loss of smell and taste? Were you on Lucentis or Avastin before the start of Eylea? ## I haven't been able to find any information that lists such symptoms as being known side effects of this medication, but it's very difficult to know how any drug will affect any given person that takes it. Have you contacted your doctor about it? Learn more Eylea details here. ## I have been having inj's. for amd since Oct 2010. First Lucentic for about a year, then Avastin. I have now had about 26 inj's. of eyelia. I lost my sense of smell in 2015 and saw ent specialists. I had a CT scan and an MRI scan but nothing found. The specialist put it down to a v...

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hypotears alternative

My Dad has Sjogrens dry eyes. Can't get Hypoteatrs in local stores any longer. Does anyone know of an exact alternative?? ## Have you tried checking online to see if you can order them? I've found them in stock at several online retailers, including Amazon. I am having a problem finding a listing of the exact ingredients, but if online ordering isn't an option for you, you might want to try asking a pharmacist for an equivalent alternative. ## alternative to Hypotears ## I m in the same situation now taht it's impossible to get this product my life has been hell, I dont seek help with my eye dr (I done that t several times before) but is no help for me, in the first place the test they do are really hard for me to handle and after that the only alternative is restasis wi...

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Embolism in the eye

Hello, my dad is 76 years old and two months ago an embolism occurred to his right eye. The upper half of the right eye lost the vision in curtain form. He started hyperbaric oxygen therapy immediately after the embolus. After the oxygen therapy, he got positive results and the vision was almost %100 again. During the controls, nothing was found in the heart and brain,but there was %90 congestion in the left carotid and he had a carotid surgery. After surgery, embolus arised again to the same eye and he lost the vision of this eye again. Subsequently, all controls and hyperbaric oxygen therapy were repeated. At the moment right eye is almost completely blind and blurry. After the second embolus all the controls were repeated, they couldn’t find anything. Then we went to the hospital

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Can I treat an STI with Doxytet

Hi. When my partner got an sti they gave him doxytet capsules and now his vision is being affected. What might be the underlying problem? ## Hello, Nompilo! How are you? I'm sorry, but I don't quite understand what you mean. Doxytet is an antibiotic and the U.S. FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Do those explain his symptoms? If not, can you please post back and clarify? Thank you! ## Hi. I've got a smelly discharge yellowish in colour. Can I use doxytet tablets to treat it?

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List Of Eye Drops

Is there an over the counter eye drop that starts with T? ## Based on my research, I only came across two brands that started with a T. I can't say however, if these are the only one's on the market that begin with this letter: -"Tears" Naturale Free Lubricant Eye Drops, 60 Single-Use Vials -"TheraTears" Lubricant Eye Drops, Single-Use Containers TheraTears appears to be a common brand here in the U.S.; so I think it's a good match. Was there anything in particular that was special about this brand of eye drops you're looking for? ## I feels pain in eyeballs with tears. Eyes got reddish and iching. I spend lot of time in computer work. ## Anyone ever heard of eye drops with these names - Luzazone or Visiusmidriatic? I can't get the names right, but I ...

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Flamar-MX

It is in tablet form and the colour is a light pink, I would like to know if this drug can be used for any type of pain, especially menstual cramps, and could you specify as to what type of pain can it be used on. ## what is Flamar DP and Flamar MX used for ## what is Alerid eye drops used for ## what is Alerid tablets used for ## i have a high creatinine in my blood because of my kidney stones.my left hand is swelling and very painful. can i intake flamar to ease the pain in my hand. ## my son has a back pain for 2 days now he did some holiday work so was wondering if he strain a muscle so i give him a flamar tablet i was wondering if i could give him a curum tablet with that is it safe ## While lifting weight in the Gym.(Dambell).I got excruciating pain past 2months.is this tab help m...

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Can Latisse backfire?

I used Latisse successfully for several months & loved the look. But then my lashes started to fall out, leaving me with short stubby ones less full than when I began the latisse. Does anyone know if it stops working, or the body gets resistant to it, or have any of you had the same reaction? Thanks. ## Same thing happened to me - I am wondering if this is a bad batch of Latisse - how would one know until eyelashes stop growing or fall out? ## It is normal for your body to eventually get used to any type of medication you are using, even a topical one and it may stop working as well as it once did. The warnings in the product information also say that other changes in hair growth may occur and though it is rare, this could involve shorter or less lashes. Some drugs don't work at...

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Inherent wide angle glaucoma at age 50

My (inherent) wide-angle glaucoma was diagnosed by a kind man, my Optician. His body language guarded, he searched for someone along with me, to break bad news, noting irreversible damage. I'd rapidly lost by failure to account for 30% of my adult vision. Being without all/any treatment for the Glaucoma for about twenty agonizing months. Indicating that I begin using Xalatan "one drop in each eye before bed daily." Adding "If I used more drops that it would not help my situation." I believe I disagree yet without power to convince. Factually; for whatever reason, I DO enjoy relief from pain, headache, visible swelling, (iop?) when that prescribed amount is readministered 8 or 12 hours again later (BID). I experienced marked relief; well, what and why the discussion? ...

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shelf life of latisse?

How long can you have latisse before it stops being effective? If you don't open it and use it for a few months does the active ingredient(bimatoprost) stop working? Do you have to have fresh product? ## What is the expiration date provided on the packaging, or label? It is always best to stick with that, and not use it past that date, since it may lose effectiveness. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including dry eyes, darkening of the eyes, headache, and light sensitivity. Are there any other questions?

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Rastasis eye drops

eye drops ## Is it possible for rastasis eye drops to cause the blood to thin so that clotting is difficult. My husband has been using these drops for about a week and a cut on his hand was still bleeding profusely the next morning. This is very uncommon for him and rastasis is the only new medication he is using. ## Restasis is listed as containing Cyclosporine, it is used in drop form to treat chronic dry eye. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including irritation, redness, burning, and eye irritation, and yes, it has also been reported to cause bleeding and clotting disorders in some patients. How is he doing, now? Has there been any change?

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Using Lumigan for glaucoma

Do other glaucoma patients run out of Lumigan much quicker than their other eye drops? ## Hello people. notice I am new to the privileges of using this Interweb. More to the point, I am also new to the awareness of and treatments for my "inherent wide-angle Glaucoma". The (use before bedtime eye-drops Latanoprost) was RX dispensed in a teensy container. One drop in each eye daily and ALWAYS empties 5-7 days after it is opened. This container ALWAYS shows 1-2 more applications remaining in the container which; so far, I can't get out. This container is $101.93. The label "claims" to hold 29 days of doses. This IS mathematically impossible by my understanding. This fact being ALSO supported by several lucid and perplexed medical professionals. I am relieved to read ano...

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Terramicina vs Tobradex for stye on outer top side of eyelid

Hello. I am curious if Terramicina works at all or better on a stye than Tobramycin? ## Most do not require treatment, according to NIH reports, they will usually go away on their own, though it may take about a week, or so. As to using either of these medications, since they are not specifically formulated for optical use, thus, they might not be sterile and safe for use in your eye. According to the FDA that means they could worsen the issue, or cause additional infections. How are you doing? Has there been any change?

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eye drops that can test positive for methamphetamines

Are there any eye drops (prescription or over the counter) that will give a false positive for methamphetamines? ## Can Ofloxacin ophthalmic eye drops cause people to test positive for methamphetamine?

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Chymoral Forte And Its Drug and Its Usefulness on a Patient of Bell's Palsy

My friend's daughter suffered from Bell's Palsy ten days ago and a neurologist advised to use Chymoral Forte along with the other medicines like wysolone, becosules and soframycin eye drops. Now the clarification I need is what is the drug that we find in Chymoral forte and how it works on the patient and will there be any side-effects. further she has an infant of eight moths old and can that infant take the milk from mother. what is the drug in chymoral forte and how it works on a patient of Bell's Palsy? ## Hello, Based on my research, Chymoral Forte is a prescription drug from India which contains the proteolytic enzymes: Trypsin and Chymotrypsin. It is indicated for the treatment of soft tissue inflammation and trauma to the eye. From what I can gather, proteolytic enzy...

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Terramicina - Does It Go In The Eye Or Around?

I have pink eye. Can I use terramicina in my eye as a salve, or just around the eye? ## I think it really depends on whether or not you have the ointment, powder or the eye drops. There should be instructions on the package, no? That's just wrong if there isn't, as from what I can tell it can be used to treat pink eye. Based on information i've gathered, the application guidelines are simple. Listed below are the indications for the ointment: "Broad-spectrum antibiotic ideal for mild bacterial eye infections Easy to use - simply apply ointment directly on the affected area" I'm assuming that the eye drops are no different other than actually dropping it into your eye. Here is an information link to the powdered form of this medication as well (it states: puff pow...

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Duract 25 Mg Cap What Is It Used For

I just want to know what this drug used for and the ingredients and side effects? ## Duract contains the active ingredient Bromfenac, it is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that is used to treat pain, fever and swelling. Common side effects may include: nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach irritation. However, you should also be aware that this medication was removed from the market, in some countries, due to numerous occurrences of liver failure, when someone had used it for longer than the recommended time period, which is 10 days. Are there any other questions? ## I had spine surgery 3 years ago and just 6 months ago diagnosed with chronic liver disease.please can use dura pain? Iam doing good but occasionally itchiness.iam hepatitis neg

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antibiotic eye drops beginning with the letter M

Which antibiotic eye drops begin with the letter M that heals wounds? Does anyone know the name or tried it?

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