Q. Can you suggest a good lubricant for near vision?

 

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Hi doctor,

I used to spend a lot of time before laptop and tablet. Now, my vision became blurred when I see a computer. I had a headache in exactly one part or one side of the brain. Then, I had a check up and everything was found normal. The doctor suggested me to take capsule Eyetamin for 20 days. Then, I was fine without any problem for approximately a month. But, again, developed the same problem. Now, they prescribed me with a glass (spherical, ARC and -0.25) along with Oxycool eye drop and some medicines. It was good till now. Some 15 days back, my vision became blurred and I had a headache, though I had my eyeglasses. Both were gone after I had some sleep. I had the problem while I was studying. I used to study continuously for 3 hours to 6 hours approximately a day. I again had a check up and they did not find any problem. Eyeglass specifications did not change. They prescribed me with Zoline plus eye drop. Even after 10 days of use, I do not feel any significant difference. After application of the eye drop, I could not see properly for some time. After some time, it was clear. Now, I could watch television continuously. I am having problems while studying and I could not study continuously even for half an hour either from a textbook or on laptop. I am having eye strain. I fear my vision will become blurred again, so have stopped reading since last 15 days. Please suggest what I should do now. I will be grateful for your advice. Thank you.

 

 

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  • When you are watching television, you are using your distant vision and while studying or working on laptop or tablets you are using your near vision. The prescription you are telling is for distant vision.
  • Have you ever undergone refraction for near vision, however, it is more important after the age of 40 years. What is your age?
  • Most probably you may be having dry eyes or blepharitis that will be confirmed on slit lamp examination only. You should get your examination done.
  • Use lubricant eye drops continuously. Also get your fundus examination done.

  • The Probable causes:

    1. Dry eyes.

    2. Blepharitis.

  • Treatment plan:

    Use lubricant eye drops for at least three times a day.

  • Preventive measures:

    Avoid prolonged continuous use of gadgets.

  • Regarding follow up:

    Revert back with the investigation reports to an eye care ophthalmologist online.—> https://www.dr.sitehome.info/ask-a-doctor-online/eye-care-ophthalmologist


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