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Suggest treatment for itchy eyes

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Dr. Ramesh Kumar

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Posted on Tue, 22 May 2018 in Vision and Eye Disorders
Question: Hi Doctor,

My mother is facing itching in her eyes. The doctor has suggested that in her eyes the glands who makes the moisture or oil has shrinked and there is no moisture in her eyes.

Can you please suggest what can be the treatment.

Thanks!!
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Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Just use eye lubricant has no side effect.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for asking on this platform.
Blockag or non functionsl tear glands are very common these days.
No need to worry all all she needs is two drops of hydroxy methyl cellulose 4 to 5 times a day in her eyes to lubricate it.
Brand names available in XXXXXXX are-
Tear sol eye drop
Refresh tears
or you can ask pharmacist to to provide you with eye lubrication drops containing Hydro oxy methyl cellulose.

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