debris that accumulates in the corner of eye during sleep. Stringy Eye Discharge can be sticky or dry or crusty depending on how much of the liquid discharge has evaporated. Stringy Eye Discharge can be excess when there is an infection in the eye. Symptoms of Stringy Eye Discharge are:
• Intense itching
• Burning eyes
• Discharge of mucus from the eye
• Widened vessels in the clear tissue
HOW IS STRINGY EYE DISCHARGE DIAGNOSED?
Stringy Eye Discharge can be caused due to several factors like burning eyes, blurred vision, watery eyes, sore eyes or itchy eyes. The doctor diagnoses Stringy Eye Discharge by performing an eye examination to closely examine the eye.
HOW IS STRINGY EYE DISCHARGE TREATED?
The best treatment is to avoid what causes allergy symptoms as much as possible. Common triggers to avoid include dust, mold and pollen. Some things to ease symptoms are:
• Use lubricating eye drops.
• Apply cool compresses to the eyes.
• Take over-the-counter oral antihistamines.
Mild eye steroid drops can be prescribed for more severe reactions. The doctor may also suggest use eye drops that prevent a type of white blood cell called mast cells from releasing histamine. These drops are given along with antihistamines
DID YOU KNOW?
Dry eye is a common cause of Stringy Eye Discharge