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Toddler, operated for tonsils, excessive blinking after surgery, pain in eyes. What should be done?

hi im worried about my 2 1/2 yrs old son who had an operation to remove his tonsils and adanoids four weeks aga...two days after surgery he started blinking excessively..he doesnt itch his eyes, they are not watery or sticky. he does now complain of pain in his eyes..i took him to the dr who has presribed eye drops..pls help thank you
Asked On : Fri, 1 Mar 2013
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There are not too many eye related complications following tonsillectomy. If his eyes are not red, watery or sticky there does not seem to be any cause for worry. If at all, during the procedure, there may be some dryness in the eyes as the procedure is done under general anaesthesia and the eyes could have been partially open. Eye drops recommended are Lubricating eye drops used 4 to 5 times in both eyes. It should resolve after a few days.
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