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Eye itching ,redness due to contact lens. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   my wife is having problem with the eye
Doctor :   k
User :   when she wear contactlens her eyes burn
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status:
User :   what might be the problem?
Doctor :   can i tel u
Doctor :   i need more information since this is online chat
User :   age 35 gender
User :   female
User :   soccupation housewife
User :   married
Doctor :   how has being she using the contact lens
User :   10-12 years
Doctor :   what was she precribed contact lens for
User :   beneath her eyelids there are pimples
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   when was the last time she changed the contacts
User :   one year back
Doctor :   when was the last time u saw an eye doctor for the same
User :   we checked the contact lens are ok
User :   just 15 days back
Doctor :   does she thoroughly was and rinse hands with a soap
User :   yes
Doctor :   before touching the lens
User :   she see to that her hands are always clean before inserting lens
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   good
User :   doctor had prescribed dexoren drops
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is she using that now
User :   yes
User :   i wanted to know is there cure for it?
Doctor :   does she have itichness
Doctor :   watery eyes?
User :   yes
Doctor :   any sticky discharge?
Doctor :   from eyes
User :   no
Doctor :   how is the vision now
User :   she can see properly
Doctor :   k
User :   she is wearing spectacles now
Doctor :   any redness in eyes
User :   sometimes
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   from ur history u have given us
Doctor :   we can think of few things which might be as result of long standing use of contact lens
User :   k
Doctor :   or may be due to inadequate cleaning of lens
User :   but she do take care of it regularly
Doctor :   k
User :   can she waer Contact lens ever again?
Doctor :   for ur problem we suggest u to see the eye speciaist at the earliest since we need to examine the eye
User :   and drop given to her, is it ok?
Doctor :   she can wear
User :   we did went to eye specialist
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what he says as of now
Doctor :   when did u see him last
User :   he had suugested to use the drops for a month and see the results but still no difference
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   how many days since u last visited
Doctor :   him
Doctor :   and started to use the drops
User :   more than a month
Doctor :   ok u need to followup
User :   ever since then she is using it
User :   tell me
Doctor :   i suggest u to follow up with one doctor
User :   k
Doctor :   since he will knowing the case
Doctor :   and history better
User :   right
User :   i just need a second opinion
Doctor :   sure u can take
Doctor :   as of now we are XXXX based
User :   right
Doctor :   and we are coming to XXXXX shortly
User :   i read
Doctor :   our operational area is XXXXXX now
User :   i know it
User :   just wanted to confirm whther it will get cured and the duration
Doctor :   it needs examination before we arrive at the conculsion
User :   also the medicine do we need to change?
Doctor :   it can be cured
User :   k
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   nope
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There is a button to import contacts from your Gmail, Yahoo, AOL ID's. Please refer your friends to this service with a click of the button instead of entering the email ids manually
User :   thanks for the support doc
Doctor :   bye
User :   bye
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