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How can I manage excessive tearing along with burning sensation around the eye due to chafing?

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Dr. N. K. Misra


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Posted on Thu, 6 Sep 2018 in Vision and Eye Disorders
Question: One eye tears and causes chafing, which causes burning in surrounding area
Why the watering and what can I treat chafed area with?
Answered by Dr. N. K. Misra 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Eye ointment needed.

Detailed Answer:


Thanks for sending your query to us.

This needs an steroid eye ointment to be applied to the surrounding skin. A short course of anti allergy tablets will also help.

Have you had a cataract surgery, if not then I will advise against using steroid drops in the eye for long periods. That is the reason we want the ointment on the surrounding skin.

Continue with system drops.

Take care.

Dr. N. K. Misra, Ophthalmologist
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