Overcome The Lower Eye Red?
Good morning. I want to ask. My son has red eyes on the bottom. What is the solution and the cure? It’s been red for a long time. I’ve used eye drops but still
Hello Yayan, thanks for your question
Red eye is actually an inflammatory reaction that causes the blood vessels in the conjunctiva and / or sclera to dilate. There are various causes underlying red eye, ranging from irritation, allergies, trauma / impact in the eye, dry eyes, to bacterial or viral infections. Each of them has a different handling steps. In addition, the treatment required is also affected by the part of the eye involved.
Here are some eye diseases characterized by red eye symptoms:
Apart from viral infections, another common cause of conjunctivitis in children is vernal conjunctivitis, especially if there is a family history of allergies. Red eyes can be accompanied by itching, especially after being exposed to allergens when playing outside the house Keratitis Hordeolum (stye) Scelitis Episcleritis Uveitis Acute glaucoma - marked by severe headaches. The doctor will evaluate the condition of your child's eye using a special instrument (slit lamp). Treatment will be adjusted to the underlying conditions. Keep in mind, use eye drops as directed by your doctor, especially if the eye drops contain steroid components.
While waiting for doctor's treatment:
avoid touching or rubbing the eyes, warm compresses on the red eyes, avoid exposure to dust or other air pollution when you are outdoors for a long time, use special glasses to avoid direct exposure to sunlight or foreign objects.