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Is the pain still persisting in the eyes? Do you wear contact lenses?
No contacts or glasses. Very mild pain, not much at all. Feels more like I'm tired.
The slight yellowing on the inside of the eye is most likely to be a pinguecula( a kind of degeneration of the conjunctiva). It does not have any ill effect on the eye and can be left alone.
In that case the mild persistent pain is likely to be due to dry eyes.
Visine should be avoided and only lubricating eye drops can be used.
Where can I get those?
Lubricating eye drops are available OTC.
Here is a small note on dry eyes-
Dry eyes can occur from involvement of any of the 3 layers of the tear film. The tear film has 3 layers- aqueous, lipid and mucin. The most frquent layer to be affected is the aqueous layer. It is seen due to increased evapouration of tears as can be seen with excessive hours in front of the laptop/computer/television or long hours of continous reading or writing. It can also be precipitated by excessive exposure to air conditioning or even very hot and humid climate. The treatment is in the form of tear supplements such as over the counter preservative free Refresh tears eye drops , 1 drop 4 times a day for about a month.
Preservative free Refresh tears eye drops.
And just follow label directions? All of those causes in that note apply to me over the past few days: computer, hot and humid, and going between A/C and outdoor high temps.
Just put one drop about 4-6 times a day for a month. It would take approximately a week before you begin to notice improvement with lubricating eye drops.
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