Eye discharge occurs whenever there is excess fluid in the eye. Eye discharge may be clear and watery, like tears, or in the case of infections, it may be thick and opaque. There are many causes of eye discharge, ranging from infections to allergic reactions to eye injury
HOW IS EYE DISCHARGE DIAGNOSED?
Eye Discharge can be caused due to several factors like burning eyes, blurred vision, watery eyes, sore eyes or itchy eyes.
HOW IS EYE DISCHARGE TREATED?
Treatment of eye discharge depends on the cause of discharge. If it is due to an eye infection, then an antibiotic course needs to be given for treating the infection. Application of warm compress over the eyes provides considerable relief and enables draining of the discharge
DID YOU KNOW?
Eye discharge may cause complications such as:
• Blurry vision
• Spread of infection
• Problems with cornea
• Loss of vision
• Dry, itchy eyes
• Inability to open eyelids in the morning
• Red bloodshot eyes