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Eye drops

Dear Elaine, Sorry to hear that your post-Lasik dry eyes are taking a bit longer to lessen. Typically the single vial lubricating eyedrops should be quite safe to use long term, even at fairly frequent intervals. However, the bottled forms of lubricating eyedrops tend to contain more preservative...
16 Nov 2018
Which eye drop is best depends on the situation. After LASIK, all patients are routinely given preservative free artificial tears such as Tears Naturale Free or Refresh Plus. Relatively liquid preparations such as these are usually used first as they feel comfortable and ‘refr...
19 Oct 2018
Hi Munchkin – I’m glad that you found it helpful. Yes the post-op is indeed about 2-3 days, after which he will advise that you will be able to return to work as normal. Exercise wise, the recommendation to be safe that most doctors would advise is about 1 month &n...
26 Jan 2018
Hi Yhuing Painful red eyes can have a number of different possible causes, and it's best if you go and see a doctor to find out what is the cause, as well as to get some treatment for it. As regards the risk of spread or transmission, that is possible if the red eye is ca...
4 Apr 2018
Dear Cheries, Post-LASIK dry eyes are expected and can vary in severity, but you really don’t have to suffer in silence. Lubricating eyedrops and gel can help, you can try different type or brand and see if them suit you more. Dietary supplements containin...
27 Mar 2018
Hi Daryl, it is good that you take notice of such symptoms and are aware of how your eyes are feeling as well as closely following the eye doctor’s advice. With regards to your situation, I would assume you swim in a swimming pool, yes? Swimming pool water contains signific...
26 Jan 2018
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