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Dr. A.S. Desai, Ophthalmologist
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Hi i am non smoker,but my eyes is always red what should i

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Hi i am non smoker,but my eyes is always red what should i do to make it clear?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. A.S. Desai replied 6 years ago.

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Does Visine help in clearing the eyes?

Is the redness only in the exposed part of the white of the eye? If you lift the upper lid , how is the white of the upper part ( which is covered by the upper lid)?

Do you have any other symptom such as burning sensation/ watering/pricking sensation ?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Yes i was told that it help clearing of eyes,each time i lift my upper lid it white but not too white,no i don't have any symptom.
Expert:  Dr. A.S. Desai replied 6 years ago.

Thank for the reply

Visine helps as a decongesant due to its vasoconstrictive effect on the blood vessels. If it does not help much , another vasoconstrictive with longer action such as oxymetazoline can be tried ( available as Ocuclear eye drops or visine .L.R eye drops ) , 1 drop twice a day. For soothening effect it is better to add lubricating eye drops such as Refresh tears , 1 drop 4 times a day.

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