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
In my family I am famous for avoiding traditional breakfasts. Pancakes, waffles and French toast don’t agree with me; they leave me feeling really sluggish for the rest of the day. Occasionally, I’ll have an omelet, but rarely eat bacon, sausage, ham or cereal. I often grab some whole-grain toast on days when I have a long to-do list – or on days when I’m not feeling particularly creative. And there’s always my go-to of finishing off take-out Chinese food (or whatever else I may have brought home if I dined out the night before).
So what’s a girl to do to have a healthy breakfast? Increasingly, I find that I’m turning to making my own version of hash. Typically, hash is a dish of cooked meat cut into small pieces and recooked, often with potatoes. And that’s what I often think of since my dad served corn beef hash with a poached egg for Sunday breakfast when I was growing up.
However, I find I crave a healthier version these days -- a vegetable hash. And it’s so easy to make! You...
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