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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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User :   Hi
User :   Good morning
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  

Doctor :   Plz proceed with your query
User :   I have problem in my Eyes, it has erritation and itching
Doctor :   May i know your age?

User :   since last 5 days
User :   31 yrs and and i spend almost 9 hrs in front of laptop
Doctor :   Is there any discharge also?
User :   yes , Whenever i am working ,
User :   Saturday i met an Eye Doctor also
Doctor :   Is there any pain also?
User :   in Sagar clinic
Doctor :   Ok
User :   No Pain but irritation and itching and i feel some heavyness in my eyes
User :   She gave me Refresh Tears Eye Drop to apply 3-4 time a day.
Doctor :   It may be because of Dry eyes, conjunctivitis, blepharitis or scratched cornea.

User :   she did a checkup and found everything Ok and told it because of Dryness in eyes
Doctor :   Since you are using your eyes a lot, in front of computer, stop every hour or two for a few minutes to give your eyes a rest.
User :   But after taking 3 Days complete Rest I did not find any improvement
Doctor :   2)In the midst of a lot of close-up work or sitting at the computer, stop for a few minutes and have a cup of tea: chamomile,mint, or even tea and coffee.
User :   i have not been in from of laptop for last 3 days
Doctor :   It takes few days to be relieved from dry eye.
User :   ok
Doctor :   3)You can also pre­pare a solution of rose water. Take 1 cup of distilled or purified water, add 5 drops of pure rose water, and use the solution to rinse your eyes. Use a dropper or an eye cup, and be sure the water is neither too cold nor too hot. This solution will immediately soothe any eye irritation.
User :   anything else i can do or Should i take second openion from other doctor
Doctor :   4) Wash the eyes with clean water as much as possible.
User :   ok
Doctor :   It probably seems like dry eye and it takes time to be cured , but since it cannot be examined if you want you can go for a second opinion.

User :   My eyes some times turns to Red also.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Drink lots of orange juice with pinch of cumin.
Doctor :   It seems you are overexerting and straining yourself so do give rest to your eyes for some time.
User :   can it be Eye Flu also ?
Doctor :   Eye flu causes severe pain with swelling, also you would not have been able to work in that state.

User :   Ok .. Thanks .. I will be in touch if i need further info.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now

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