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Dr. A.S. Desai, Ophthalmologist
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Hello I mistakenly put ear drops in one eye. It stings and

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Hello I mistakenly put ear drops in one eye. It stings and is red. What shoul I do?

Dr. A.S. Desai :

Hello,

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Customer:

Hello,

Dr. A.S. Desai :

The ear drops would have incited a chemical reaction in the eye. But this should be a mild reaction which would subside by 1-2 days time. You have done just the right thing by rinsing your eye thoroughly immediately ( it should be copious amount of water say upto a litre of it) this helps to remove the irritant out of the eye.

Customer:

So there no other perosnal harm

Dr. A.S. Desai :

You can start putting lubricatin eye drops available over the counter such as preservative free Refresh tears eye drops or systane eye drops , 1 drop 4 times a day for the next few days till symptoms last.

Dr. A.S. Desai :

Could you name the eye drops?

Customer:

the era drops were Boca Antipyrine and Benzocaine otic solution

Customer:

*ear drop

Dr. A.S. Desai :

No there should not be any harm to the eye with a single drop of this ear drop.

Customer:

Ok thats great news! Thanks a lot!

Dr. A.S. Desai :

You are most welcome.

Dr. A.S. Desai :

Thank you and best wishes.

It was a pleasure to have answered this question.

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