... the problem is Recurrent Erosion Sydrome, which is a membrane that covers the cornea starts to detach and becomes painful and infected. I've been on prescription eye drops and wear a patch over the worst eye at night to keep my eye tightly closed. This also caused blepharitis and dry eye. Good Luck! ... (12 replies)
... I'm not really sure about your vitamin theory. I guess anything is possible.
It actually seems more strange to me that you would have an infection for 4 months (and still be able to see!) than having allergies for 4 months. I have year round allergies. Allergies can certainly cause the problems that you have mentioned. Do your eyes feel dry?
It is important for you to... (12 replies)
... thank you guys for the replies. I am really not sure if it is pink eye or allergies, i just didn't expect allergies to cause THIS many problems and last this long. having said that my eyes have been much better recently. ... (12 replies)
... infecting one eye from the other eye. Wash hands after touching eyes, use a clean tissue to wipe each eye avoiding transferring germs to the other eye. Learn to keep hands off face at all times. ... (12 replies)
... ave not worn contacts for a few weeks now. When I go to sleep and wake up my eyes are red and they burn slightly. In the past month I have had about 4 cases of pink eye. Sometimes it happens one eye at a time, sometimes both. ... (12 replies)
... I'm definitely not an expert, but I've had pink eye, and got it from a child. They pass it to each other so easily. And Slingnmom is right, a prescription usually starts clearing up the problem right away. ... (5 replies)
... no not yet, i have no eye insurance, i'll find one and just go pay i guess.. ... (12 replies)
... I'm sorry, I didn't mean to scare you! I actually don't wear contacts.
I don't have my prescription with me, so I don't know the name of it,
but it is an antibiotic gel only used at night to prevent any infection.
Otherwise I use artificial tears (preservative free) every hour, which does
provide some relief. Yes I wear a patch on my right eye while I sleep(it's the worst... (12 replies)
... The best way to prevent eye infections is to wash your hands often. If you have any colored mucus coming out of your eyes, you can use a warm compress. ... (12 replies)
... sting, or hurt in any way, but they look so bloodshot. I have tried using the Visine Original Redness Relief, Visine's allergy relief, and am now using Naphcon A Eye Allergy Relief. ... (4 replies)
... Hi, everyone... this is my first time posting on the Eye and Vision board... ... (0 replies)
... ople often ask me if I have a stye on my eyes. I get the stringy discharge in my eyes all the time it's so bad that sometimes it covers over my eye. I went to an eye doctor a few years ago and he said the cause of this was that the eyelid glands get clogged.Hope this helps you. ... (3 replies)
... For years now my eyes are producing stringy eye discharge, that just wont go away and its effecting my daily life. I dont have pink eye or anything like that because its been like this for ever, and this happeneds every day and wont go away. Anyone out there have any answers? ... (3 replies)
... irehman, have you seen an ophthalmologist? (12 replies)
... wait you just scared the living crap outa me..................so you really need to shut your eyes at night when sleeping, is that what helps? also, did you just stop wearing contacts altogether? can you give me the name of the drops you use? lastly, do you have any problems when you don't wear contacts, my eyes still feel dry in the morning but not red or anything bad w/o... (12 replies)
... So I guess it was the contacts causing the problems and other things making it worse. I wore my contacts over the weekend and my eyes kinda burn. Here is the thing that bothers me. When I put on the contacts in I don't feel a thing, no problems, eyes are not red........As soon as I take them off they get a bit red and start burning. This same thing happened the day I took... (12 replies)
... If you are going to wear your contacts, just make sure to keep your eyes very well lubricated. (12 replies)
... Thank you for your reply. Yes, my eyes do feel pretty dry most of the time. As I mentioned in my previous post, the redness in my eyes over the past few days has almost completely disappeared. The dryness and eventual burning feeling, however, has not gone. Today I started wearing my contacts again. If the redness comes back and my eyes get bad I know it has something to... (12 replies)
... biotic eye drops, which I used for one week but my eyes still weren't getting better. ... (3 replies)
... Ok so back in MArch I had a nasty bout of pink eye that lasted like 12 days and went through both eyes. I went through several meds that were creams and drops but no steroids. ... (1 replies)