Monday, July 11, 2016 09:00 AM

DOS AND DONT’S OF USING EYE DROPS TO MAINTAIN PROPER EYE HEALTH

From glaucoma and eye infections to everyday things that are harming your eyes to allergies and dry eyes, eye drops are one of the most common drugs found in our medicine boxes. Even though during prescription, your eye doctor or pharmacist would have instructed you on its specific usage, it’s often seen that many of us are still using wrong techniques for applying eye drops. A right usage of eye drops will not only help in keeping your eyes healthy as you age, but it’ll also help you in keeping away from the risk over-the-counter formulas might pose when applied wrongly or overused. Read more about ways to keep your eyes healthy as you age.

Dr Alpa Atul, Head Refractive Surgery, Maxivision Super Specialty Eye Hospital, believes that when using eyedrops, more is not necessarily better. In fact only the right usage is effective. Here are Dr. Atul’s insightful tips on right and wrong ways to use eyedrops and how to make every drop count. Here’s expert tips to deal with dry eyes

News source: http://www.thehealthsite.com/diseases-conditions/dos-and-donts-of-using-eye-drops-to-maintain-proper-eye-health-f0716/

See also: Wake Opthalmology