After lunch about 1:30 PDT today, even thought I was outside the roped off area, a drop of liquid from the window washers a few floor above landed square in my right eye. No pain or burning. I just used a couple of drops of Restasis as a precaution (about time for a drop anyway), but didn't wash my eye with water due the lack of pain and sunscreen on my face, thinking that could irritate my eye. I asked a prior ophthalmologist here on JA, who is not on-line now, his recommendation. He said just to be on the safe side, to use lubricating drop 3 to 4 times a day for a couple days.
I called my opthomolgist's office, and she was not in the office today, but one of the medical assistants said that everything is probably ok, but that if it was her she would wash the eye for 20 seconds with saline solution. She said not to use tap water.
Given my situation, use of Restatis and Patonol, what would you recommend? I have used GenTeal before at ophthalmologist office, but used a couple drops of Systane because that was the only lubricant I had in my briefcase. I just purchased some Bauch and Lomb Sensitive Eyes Plus Saline Solution and seeking corroboration and instructions on how best to use the product if recommended. If recommend saline, would you also recommend to continue with the Systane. The assistant said all that she recommended was one 20-second stream of saline in my eye. She said that could be hard to take or something to that effect. Or, alternatively, would you recommend no further treatment? Thank you.
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