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Eye irritation and redness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help ou
User :   HI there. XXXXXXXX from NDS
Doctor :   O How are you
User :   I have high cholestorol
User :   what do for for it ?
Doctor :   Do you got the lipid profile done?
User :   yes -it was done - it was 280 - 6 months back
Doctor :   Do you have the other parameters noted
Doctor :   Like HDL LDL TG's
User :   not at the momemnt
User :   thank. we will talk later
Doctor :   OK
What is your age, Occupation
User :   thanks. close the window
Doctor :   Ok bye
Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   yes
User :   I have one of my colleague who has been getting eye irration for the last one month
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Does he have redness in eyes
User :   Yes Doctor , the redness appears to be more by end of the day
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Does tears roll down
User :   No
Doctor :   Does he complain of dry eyes
User :   Yes very much
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How long he has the dryness
User :   since one month
Doctor :   Does he have any local eye problems
User :   can you please explain as to what does local eye problem means
Doctor :   Does he wear glasses?
User :   No
Doctor :   like refractive errors
User :   No
Doctor :   allegies
Doctor :   allergies
User :   No
Doctor :   What is his Occupation and age
User :   Her occupation is with Computer - similar to software engineers job
User :   her age is 29
Doctor :   Does he have vision problems/ more frequent headahces/ light senstivity
User :   No
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   After listening to the problem I think of few conditions
Doctor :   Once could be CES
Doctor :   Computer Eye strain
Doctor :   WHich is very common
Doctor :   The dry eye is aggravating it
Doctor :   to reduce the eye fatigue and eye strain the lubricating action is must
Doctor :   It could be due to the dry eye she has more and more problems
User :   can you please suggest some good medicine
Doctor :   for the dry eye she can use eye lubricating lotions
Doctor :   like REFREASH eye drops
Doctor :   REFRESH eye drops
Doctor :   She should also follow some work ergonmics
Doctor :   like using antiglare glasses
Doctor :   computers with such screens
Doctor :   Putting the comp at the right level
Doctor :   taking breaks in between for 15 to 20 minutes
User :   ok
Doctor :   Overall she needs an eye consultation frequently
Doctor :   for an expert examination and as part of screening
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I think I have given you good information
Doctor :   is there anything else that I can help you
User :   Yes very much. No not at the moment , Thank you .
Doctor :   You can also refer the internet about the work station ergonomics
Doctor :   near computer
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting, bye
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