Hello and thanks for your question.
I would recommend that you use preservative-free artificial tears several times in the day, but also use cool compresses as much as you can do. The combination of the lubrication and the cool compress will help reduce the swelling. If after 48 hours you are no better, however, you may have such a significant amount of inflammation that you may need a prescription anti-inflammatory drop.
Does that make sense and does that help address your concerns?
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