Treatment And Transmission Of Red Eye?
Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. I want to ask, how do you deal with red-eye how have I been to the doctor and been given medicine, and drops are enough to change but in the corner of the eye still looks very red, is that fair? And how can the eye pain not spread to other members of my family? Thank you
Hello, thanks for the question.
Red eye can be caused by several things, can be due to infection, inflammation due to the entry of dust or foreign particles into the eye, allergies, injuries, frequent exposure to sunlight, dry eye syndrome, and others. These red-eye complaints will interfere, especially if accompanied by excessive eye contact, greenish-yellow, itchy, painful, blurred vision, and pain can indicate infection or inflammation in the eye, which can be caused by bacterial, viral, or fungal infections. , or irritation due to substances / chemicals that affect the eye. Some diseases that cause these complaints include conjunctivitis, keratitis, corneal ulcers, dry eye syndrome, and others. But usually the infected eye is accompanied by red, watery eyes, often glare, pain, rubbing, and complaints are usually felt to be very disturbing so that someone will immediately check his eyes to the doctor. To ascertain the cause of the complaint that occurs, you should check the condition of the eye to an ophthalmologist, the doctor will conduct question and answer, a thorough and specific physical examination of the eye. The doctor will measure the sharp vision, see the eye with the help of a slit lamp, see the inside of the eye with a funduscopy, and others. Handling will be adjusted to the underlying cause. Your doctor may prescribe medication in the form of eye drops or oral medication depending on the underlying cause. To reduce complaints, you should use eye drops regularly prescribed, avoid holding or rubbing the eyes, washing hands regularly before and after touching an infected eye so they are not contagious, avoid using excessive contact lenses and makeup on the eyes, use cotton wet to clean rubs on the eye, if caused by allergies can compress the eye with cold water, and avoid allergens that cause complaints. If caused by infection usually complaints can be contagious, you should avoid direct contact with others after holding or rubbing eyes, avoiding eye fluid on others, use glasses to avoid more severe irritation to the eyes, and do not forget to always wash your hands before and after hold eyes or get eye fluid. Some things that can be done to prevent complaints should be:
Avoid substances or substances that can irritate the eyes out of the reach of children. Protect the eyes from the sun. Use sunglasses when traveling during the day. Implement a healthy lifestyle, for example stopping smoking and increasing consumption of fruits and vegetables (especially those rich in vitamin A). Control chronic diseases that are suffered, especially in adults, such as diabetes and hypertension. Thus, hopefully useful.