Stringy Eye Discharge is a form of debris in the eye that accumulates in the corner of the eye. Stringy Eye Discharge varies from person to person and it can either be wet and sticky or dry and crusty. In most of the cases, Stringy Eye Discharge is temporary and occurs when we wake up in the morning but if it is persistent, medical attention should be taken. When a person suffers Stringy Eye Discharge, he/she occasionally notices symptoms of fever, cough, nasal congestion, and body ache, among others.
HOW IS STRINGY EYE DISCHARGE DIAGNOSED?
The ophthalmologist conducts a complete examination of the eye, checking for eye allergies. He may inquire about lack of sleep, strain of eyes and other related causes of Stringy Eye Discharge.
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