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Generic Name: NAPHAZOLINE - OPHTHALMIC Pronounced: (nah-FAZZ-oh-leen) Clear Eyes Itchy Eye Relief Opht Uses
Naphazoline is a decongestant used to relieve redness,
puffiness, and itchy/watering eyes due to colds, allergies, or eye irritations
(smog, swimming, or wearing contact lenses). It is known as a sympathomimetic
(alpha receptor agonist) that works in the eye to decrease
Some brands of naphazoline eye drops also contain other
ingredients. Lubricants (such as glycerin, hypromellose, or polyethylene glycol
300) help protect the eyes from more irritation. Zinc sulfate, an astringent,
helps reduce redness and irritation.
How To Use Clear Eyes Itchy Eye Relief 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 drop...
Alternative Names Ophthalmalgia; Pain - eye Home Care If the problem is eye strain, rest should relieve the discomfort. If you think your eye pain is due to wearing contact lenses, avoid wearing the lenses for a few days and see if the pain goes away. If the pain is severe, call your health care provider. Call your health care provider if Contact your health care provider if: Something got into your eye that caused the pain The pain came after an eye injury The eye pain is not due to a viral illness or eyestrain The pain is associated with medical problems, such as a history of herpes infections or a new rash The pain is severe (call immediately), or it continues for more than 2 days You have an immune system deficiency You have had recent surgery You have pain, redness, swelling, discharge, or pressure in the eyes that does not go away -- particularly if it affects your vision What to expect at your health care provider's office Your health care provider will check your vision, eye movements, and t...
Take prompt action and follow the steps below if you or someone else has an eye-related injury.
SMALL OBJECT ON THE EYE OR EYELID
The eye will often clear itself of tiny objects, like eyelashes and sand, through blinking and tearing. If not, take these steps:
Tell the person not to rub the eye. Wash your hands before examining it.
Examine the eye in a well-lighted area. To find the object, have the person look up and down, then from side to side.
If you can't find the object, grasp the lower eyelid and gently pull down on it to look under the lower eyelid. To look under the upper lid, you can place a cotton-tipped swab on the outside of the upper lid and gently flip the lid over the cotton swab.
If the object is on an eyelid, try to gently flush it out with water. If that does not work, try touching a second cotton-tipped swab to the object to remove it.
If the object is on the eye, try gently rinsing the eye with water. It may help to use ...
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