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any help appreciated!!

Discussion in 'Ophthalmology: Eye Physicians & Surgeons' started by justin5790, May 15, 2008.

  1. justin5790

    justin5790 5+ Year Member

    Aug 16, 2006
    i've been having trouble for the past couple of months with very dry eyes. It started very suddenly, and is bilateral. I have worn contacts for 16 years and since this started I can't wear them at all (even for a few hours) without my entire eyes being red and irritated the next day. I have terrible vision (-12.5 in both eyes), so I hate wearing glasses. My optometrist has been very little help. Tried Tobradex for 5 days, which didn't work, and recently tried going to a hydrogen peroxide solution, which has also been unsuccessful. Any ideas? Things that I could suggest to him? Thanks for the help.
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  3. 7ontheline

    7ontheline Member 10+ Year Member

    Oct 19, 2001
    This is not a forum for seeking medical advice. Please consult the web, your optometrist, or another eye-care provider.

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