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I am suffering from uveitis. Currently taking Pred Forte and Cyclopent? Doctors said that this is the only solution available for the current condition. Please advise.
My left eye is aching frm inside nd I am nt able to study. Smetyms it waters lso. Wen I consulted a doctor they just delayed my treatment. They checked my eye and said that my retina and nerves are good nd fine but my sight is sinking. Plss help me doc. I am having my xams ahead.
Hello whenever I use phone or sit in front of a computer experience a severe pain in my headache but specifically it hurts a lot in the left eye so can you please advise what is the cause of this pain and what can be done to reduce this I also have spectacles and my eyesight is -1.
Often many patients who visit wash their eyes daily with water based on the practice followed by their ancestors or other family members and friends.
Is this necessary? Let’s understand.
The idea behind washing eyes with water appears to be to clean the eyes and remove dust/dirt, feel fresh and cool in hot weather etc.
The fact is, eyes clean themselves every minute through tear exchange during blinking which happens about 12-16 times per minute and so there is no need for additional cleaning. To feel cool in hot weather, one can always clean face with their eyes closed
Is there any harm in washing?
Yes. The tear fluid has a special composition friendly for the eye surface. Its pH, osmolarity, antimicrobial property, etc. gets disturbed by putting water or drops in the eyes. Water coming down from the overhead tank into tap or wash basin may be containing bacteria, fungus, parasites, etc. of serious nature. It can also contain other impurities. So there can be a risk of infections or irritation of the eye.
So eyes should never be washed?
The only situation when eye should be profusely washed with water or any sterile liquid like sodium chloride bottle is when some chemical falls in the eye. Do not wait for anything and wash the affected eye with lot of water even before contacting a doctor. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!