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Red, painful, crusty and watery eyes. Was given vigamox, antihistamine. Suggestion?

hi, my eyes are red ,painful ,crusty and watery for the lkast 2wks. i was given vigamox, then neo/poly dex, none seem to work they both made it worst. so i bought a antihistamine drop ,which stop the itchy crusty and water sensation but my eyes are very red ,they hurt and the lids are swollen and vision slightly blurred. HELP!
Asked On : Sun, 7 Apr 2013
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The symptoms you describe sound like an allergic reaction in both eyes. If the crusting is along the eyelid margin you probably have blepharitis( eyelid infection) along with this. Try a course of oral antihistamines to reduce lid inflammation. Wash your lids with warm water and a mild soapy solution made with warm water and a few drops of baby shampoo to remove crusts. Start some lubricating eye drops and an antibiotic eye ointment on the eyelids. Wait for a few days and the swelling should subside. Your vision should improve as well.
Answered: Mon, 8 Apr 2013
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