May 12, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight

tobramycin and dexamethasone, Tobradex, Tobradex ST

What brand names are available for tobramycin and dexamethasone? Tobradex, Tobradex ST Is tobramycin and dexamethasone available as a generic drug? Yes Do I need a prescription for tobramycin and dexamethasone? Yes What are the side effects of tobramycin and dexamethasone? The most frequently reported side effects of Tobradex are: 

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May 11, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight

tetracaine (ophthalmic drops)

What is tetracaine ophthalmic drops, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Tetracaine is a topical local anesthetic for the eyes. Tetracaine works by interfering with entry of sodium ions into nerve cells. This reduces the ability of nerves to generate an impulse and send pain sensations. What brand

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May 09, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight

Health Tip: Applying Eye Drops

Latest Eyesight News (HealthDay News) — Applying eye drops without the excess trickling down your face can be tricky. The American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology suggests: Wash your hands, then take the bottle of eye drops and slowly rotate it for 30 seconds. Lean your head back and

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April 28, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight

Docs May Miss Major Cause of Vision Loss in Seniors

Latest Eyesight News THURSDAY, April 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) — It’s the leading cause of permanent vision loss for Americans, but a condition called age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may be going undiagnosed too often, new research suggests. The new study involved 644 people aged 60 and older who were found

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April 27, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight

Sty

Sty Treatment The majority of stys can be treated without medical intervention. Most stys either resolve spontaneously or resolve with simple home treatment by applying a warm compress or washcloth to the sty for about 10 to 15 minutes three or four times a day. This causes the sty to

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April 27, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight

Herpes Viral Infections of the Eye

Herpes of the Eye Symptoms: Eye Pain The eye is the organ of sight. Eye pain can be cause by conditions involving the eyeball (orbit) or be caused by conditions of structures around the eye. The eye has a number of components. These components include but are not limited to

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