Dry eye remedies???

Discussion in 'Pregnancy - First Trimester' started by jerseyshoregirl, Sep 30, 2008.

  1. Hi everyone!

    My eyes are drying out. Contacts - ouch! by the end of the work day.
    Since it doesn't look like Visine is recommended, do you have any natural remedies???

    Thanks for any suggestions!
    JM
     
  2. JeffsWife07

    JeffsWife07 Well-Known Member

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    Can't you use the rewetting drops?
     
  3. Holly21

    Holly21 Well-Known Member

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    If you need to moisten them, 0.9% saline (available from pharmacies, basically salt water) can be safely put into eyes with an eye bath . I would normally use a solution called hypromellose for dry eyes - nothing to say don't use it in pregnancy in the drug books but then again, no real info describing it's use in pregnant women.

    Alternating contacts with glasses? Wearing contacts for shorter periods? :hug:
     
  4. Lu28

    Lu28 Aisling's mammy

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    I have dry eyes and use refreshing drops every morning, it never even occurred to me that I shouldn't be using them. I might go home and have a look at the leaflet tonight but there's no way I can get out of bed in the mornings without my drops!
     
  5. classyburd

    classyburd Mummy to Archie

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    I thought contact wearing during pregnancy should be avoided?? or have i got that wrong lol
     
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