Alternative Names Bloodshot eyes; Red eyes; Scleral infection; Conjunctival infection Prevention To prevent conjunctivitis: Do NOT share anything that has touched the eye of someone with this contagious condition -- like pillowcases, sheets, towels, or eyeliner. Wash your hands right away if you have come in contact with someone with conjunctivitis. Wash out any chemicals or objects from your eye immediately. References Wright JL, Wightman JM. Red and painful eye. In: Marx JA, ed. Rosens Emergency Medicine: Concepts and Clinical Practice . 7th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier; 2009:chap 32. Rubenstein JB, Virasch V. Conjunctivitis: Infectious and noninfectious. In: Yanoff M, Duker JS, eds. Ophthalmology . 3rd ed. St. Louis, Mo: Mosby Elsevier; 2008:chap 4.6.
Generic Name: TETRAHYDROZOLINE - OPHTHALMIC Pronounced: (TEH-truh-hi-DROZE-oh-leen) Redness Reliever Eye Drops Opht Uses
Tetrahydrozoline is a decongestant used to relieve redness
in the eyes caused by minor eye irritations (e.g., smog, swimming, dust, or
smoke). It belongs to a class of drugs known as sympathomimetic amines. It
works by temporarily narrowing the blood vessels in the eye.
Some brands of tetrahydrozoline eye drops may contain
lubricants. Lubricants help protect the eyes from more irritation and
How To Use Redness Reliever Eye Drops Opht
Follow all directions on the product package, or use as
directed by your doctor. If you are uncertain about any of the information,
consult your doctor or pharmacist.
To apply eye drops, wash your hands first. To avoid
contamination, do not touch the dropper tip or let it touch your eye or any
other surface. Remove contact lenses before applying the eye drops. Wait at
How do you tell whether you have fibromyalgia , chronic fatigue syndrome (also known as “Myalgic Encephalopathy” or “ME”) or both? Are they completely unrelated disorders, sister illnesses that share similar symptoms, or one disease with two different names? Although there is still some disagreement among experts, most believe they are two distinct disorders that have a number of symptoms in common. However, distinguishing one from the other can be difficult. Further complicating the situation is the fact that approximately 70 percent of people who have one also have the other. Similarities Some of the most common symptoms that may be found in both FM and ME/CFS are debilitating fatigue, muscle and/or joint pain, difficulty with memory, concentration and cognitive functioning, depression, headaches, sleep disturbances, dry eyes and mouth, morning stiffness, and numbness or tingling. There are also clinical similarities: Reduced blood flow in the...
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