How long should I close my eyes after eye drops?

How long does it take for eye drops to absorb? The closed eyelids and pressure on the tear drainage duct avoids unwanted systemic side effects from the potent eyedrop drugs by preventing the drop from getting inside the nose where it could enter the bloodstream rapidly. After two minutes, the drop is fully absorbed into …

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Can subcapsular cataracts be removed?

What is the treatment for posterior subcapsular cataract? The treatment for a posterior subcapsular cataract is cataract surgery. It is a common surgery and carries low risk. The surgeon removes the cloudy natural lens and replaces it with a clear artificial lens called an intraocular lens (IOL). The surgery takes about 15 minutes, and you …

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Do reusable contact lenses exist?

Are contact lenses reusable? Daily wear contact lenses can be safely disinfected for reuse for 2 weeks to a month before discarding. Daily wear contact lenses are made to be worn during the day only, but can safely be reused for up to a month. How long can you wear reusable contact lenses? In short, …

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When do you take Combigan eye drops?

When do you use Combigan eye drops? Combigan eye drops are used to lower raised pressure in the eye and to treat glaucoma. Glaucoma is a condition in which the pressure of the fluid in the eye may be high. However, some people with glaucoma may have normal eye pressure. Glaucoma is usually caused by …

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Should glaucoma eye drops be refrigerated?

What happens if you don’t refrigerate eye drops? Why some eye drops need to be refrigerated? Evidence suggests that some ophthalmic medications, such as certain glaucoma medications, may degrade or breakdown if they get too warm or are kept too long at room temperature. Which eye drops must be refrigerated? Some drops, like Xalatan (latanoprost), …

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What is the best contact lens color for brown eyes?

Can you change brown eyes to blue with contacts? The short answer to this question is yes! People with brown eyes can change their eye color with colour contact lenses, however you need to make sure that you choose the correct type, as some colors will make a more noticeable change than others. Do white …

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Question: Can you wear normal lenses with astigmatism?

Is it better to wear contacts or glasses with astigmatism? Contact lenses are another excellent option for many people with a moderate amount of astigmatism. In fact, some people with an astigmatism do better with contact lenses than with eyeglasses, because the contacts may provide clear vision and an unobstructed, wider range of view than …

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Why is my nose running after cataract surgery?

Can cataract surgery affect sinuses? Orbital cellulitis as a complication of ophthalmic surgery is uncommon. We treated a patient who had orbital cellulitis and cavernous sinus thrombosis three weeks after uncomplicated cataract extraction and lens implantation. Sinus x-rays showed sphenoid sinus opacification. Is it normal to have watery eyes after cataract surgery? It is normal …

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You asked: Can eyesight get worse again after LASIK?

Can you become short sighted again after LASIK? As such there is a possibility that your shortsightedness may change a few years after doing Lasik. People who have undergone Lasik to correct their shortsightedness and astigmatism will still naturally develop presbyopia in their mid 40s and consequently need to wear reading glasses. How often does …

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