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... About 6 or 7 weeks ago, I developed an earache in my left ear and went to see a doctor who prescribed antibiotics for an infection. At the same time, my left eye started to really bother me. ... (0 replies)
... and I dont think this will have caused your dry eyes. In fact many people are prescribed steroid drops to deal with the inflammatory aspect of this problem. ... (27 replies)
... As for me, my eyes are still just as crappy as the last time we spoke. I've been getting a lot of conjunctivitis. Being around children, I am constantly exposed to germs. ... (87 replies)

... do sometimes feel that I'm being overmedicated, but when I feel that way I talk with my dr about it and he always works with me to find the best solution. As for getting cataracts or glaucoma, I do worry about that and so does my doctor. He worries a great deal about it. ... (87 replies)
... Your suggestion of training yourself not to open your eyes when you wake up and first putting in drops in the morning has improved things a lot. ... (125 replies)
... Just a little bit of background info for those of you who don't know me. I have very, very bad dry eyes and severe eye allergies. After years of trying different drops, my doctor finally found a combination that seems to work for me. ... (13 replies)
... o get preservative free Dexamethasone ointment and FML ointment. It was costing me and my family hundreds of dollars a year. Dexamethasone was the most wonderful eye drug I have ever been on. It stopped a lot of my symptoms and I felt sooooooo much better on it. ... (67 replies)
... My eyes are sooooooooooooooooooooooooo dry from the steroids. I am literally pouring the tear drops in by the gallon. I know there is a reason for this, as my eye doctor explained to me, but I plum forgot what it is! ... (8 replies)
... Whether or not it could come back really depends on exactly what it is that you have. Corneal abrasions can certainly recur. Nothing is stopping you from getting more abrasions. You've got to keep your eyes well lubricated with prevervative free artificial tears. ... (8 replies)
... I'm only 23 and I've had this horrible dry eye condition since I was 20. My problem is not only the dryness, but my eyes are also very susceptible to infection and I've had quite a few abrasions. ... (7 replies)
... You can say that again! I happen to be very lucky in that I have found a bunch of doctors who genuinely care about me. My eye dr is just about the most compassionate person I have ever met. He bends over backwards for his patients. ... (17 replies)
... I've heard that steroid drops can be harmful if you use them too long. My first doctor put me on steroid drops early in my treatment, but they did not help. I would be very cautious about this if I were you. ... (187 replies)
... things we can do to control it. And if controlling it means that I have to be on eyedrops for the rest of my life and that I have to make frequent visits to the eye dr, well then that's what I have to do. Even if I feel "good" I still have to see him once every 2 weeks for pressure checks. ... (56 replies)
... lar doc was not there and I saw his associate, and he decided that he wanted to check my pressure. Well after having a long discussion with him about how "I know steroids can increase eye pressure, and so does Dr. ... (42 replies)
... The air conditioners are a big part of the problem. See if you can turn them down or completely off in your work space. Doesn't that get awfully cold? ... (19 replies)
... doc didn't feel that it would be enough for me. Then I think we even got it up to 6x a day. Then it went back down to 4x a day, and finally twice a day, and then off of it completely. But I might go back on it if nothing else helps. ... (42 replies)

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