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What causes irritation and itching on the left eye?

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Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017
Question: Hello Doctor - My left eye is itching and is very irritating, its becoming red when i rub it and I couldnt avoid rubbing due to itchiness. FYI, I had lasik surgery 8 months back.

I am continuously using Lubricant eye drops. Could you please suggest any other over the counter medicine? I stay in USA.
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Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar (3 hours later)
Brief Answer:
OTC medicines are adviced below with salt name.

Detailed Answer:

Hi there,
Thanks for asking the query on HealthcareMagic.

As per your query over the counter eye drops are-

Optavir eye drop- Azelastine anti antihistaminic drops two drops twice daily.
Naphcon-Naphazolone analgesic drops.
Along with antistaminic like Allegra 180mg orally one daily.

in case you need any other help feel free to ask.

Regards


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Brief Answer: OTC medicines are adviced below with salt name. Detailed Answer: Hi there, Thanks for asking the query on HealthcareMagic. As per your query over the counter eye drops are- Optavir eye drop- Azelastine anti antihistaminic drops two drops twice daily. Naphcon-Naphazolone analgesic drops. Along with antistaminic like Allegra 180mg orally one daily. in case you need any other help feel free to ask. Regards