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Dr. James, Board Certified Ophthalmologist
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Is there an at home remedy for a eye infection caused from

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Is there an at home remedy for a eye infection caused from the wind.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. James replied 6 years ago.
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Dr. James :

When did this problem start?
Is it one eye or both eyes?
Do you have discharge coming form your eyes?

Customer:

the problem started today

Customer:

only in one eye

Customer:

no discharge only itching

Dr. James :

Wind does not cause infections of the eyes. It can cause irritation with crusting of the lids, tearing, or itching, which can mimic an infection. Because the underlying cause is irritation, artificial tears over the counter helps with any discomfort. If you have a history of eye allergies, an over the counter medicine such as Zaditor twice a day may be of some help.

Expert:  Dr. James replied 6 years ago.
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